Rhubarb is a vegetable that is often prepared with sweeteners such as sugar or honey because it is so tart. Only the stalks of the rhubarb plant can be safely eaten. Rhubarb leaves (cooked or raw) contain toxins that are poisonous.
RhubarbFirst Fruits of Summer (PDF | 89KB)
Washington State University. Clark County Extension.
Articles about rhubarb provides tips for selection and cooking, and reviews health benefits. Includes several recipes.
Fruits for Health Series: Rhubarb
University of Maine Cooperative Extension.
This two page fact sheet includes facts about rhubarb, information about nutrition, selection, storage and preparation. Includes two recipes with nutrition facts.
The Rhubarb Compendium
Includes information about rhubarb history and varieties, growing, storing and preserving rhubarb, nutritional information, uses of rhubarb and recipes containing rhubarb.
Watch Your Garden Grow: Rhubarb
University of Illinois Extension.
Web site contains in depth information on rhubarb including varieties, planting and growing as well as selection, storage, nutritional information and preparation techniques.
What Fruits & Vegetables are in Season?
Produce for Better Health Foundation. Fruits and Veggies More Matters.
Discover what fruits and vegetables are available in each season of the year.