Local horticulturalist Svenja Dee took one glance at my 'broccoli' from 20 feet away and said, "That's spinach. It's gone to seed. You can't eat it." But next spring we'll have an already-established patch. I think I'll see if we can build a raised bed around it.
In other news, the Citizens Against Uranium Mining blog is coming together nicely. Curses upon you, Triple Uranium!