More of the green stuff

Still on the green stuff much favoured by Popeye, the town of Alma in Arkansas also boasts of being the Spinach Capital of the World. The question still remains, though. If Kansas is pronounced ‘kan-zas’, why is Arkansas pronounced ‘Ar-kan-saw’?

Grab some greens

Back in the 1930’s, the town of Lenexa in Kansas was hailed as the “Spinach Capital of the World” and there is an annual festival. If you fancy going, the next one is on September 6th 2014.