The Local Food Report: A Really Big Squash

Nov 15, 2012

Presenting the Tromboncino Rampicante.
Credit Elspeth Hay

An interesting thing about Tromboncincos is that they can be used as both a summer or a winter squash. Right now, Darnell's selling them as winter squash—they look and taste like butternut, and they'll keep through the winter.

Earlier in the season, though, in July and August, she was harvesting them green and selling and eating them as zucchini. The Tromboncino is a two for one in this regard.

Read more on Elspeth's blog, Diary of a Locavore.