This week’s share box will include either cauliflower or broccoli. Cauliflower offers significant vegetable protein along with Vitamins A, B-complex, C and E, as well as a variety of minerals. Refrigerate fresh cauliflower in a plastic bag for up to 2 weeks. To prepare, soak the head upside down in cold water to clean thoroughly. Remove tough […]
This week’s share will contain either Swiss chard or celery.
This month’s bread from Great Harvest is Sunflower Wheat.
Baking potatoes are a type of potato, such as a russet or white, that are commonly used for baking, but can also be used for mashing, broiling or frying. This potato typically has brown skin and white flesh. It has a high starch content, low moisture content and a dry, crumbly texture after baking. Remember […]
Nothing beats the flavor of a pie pumpkin, with its sweet taste and smooth texture. It provides the most vitamin A of all the common fruits and vegetables, and is also high in iron, potassium, and phosphorus. Save the seeds–they are an excellent snack, offer additional nutritional benefits and can be seasoned a variety of ways. Store […]
Watermelon radishes are an heirloom variety of daikon radishes. They’re a root vegetable and member of the Brassica family, which also includes arugula, broccoli, and cabbage. Watermelon radishes are edible globular roots attached to thin stems and wavy green leaves. The fruit, root, and leaves of the watermelon radish provide an excellent source of fiber, vitamin C, […]
Tuscan kale is known for its rich blue or grayish-green to deep green leaves with a crinkly texture. It is sometimes referred to as dinosaur kale. It is chewier than Swiss chard, sweeter in taste than collard greens and milder in flavor than the somewhat peppery mustard greens. Rich in vitamins A and K, kale […]
The Standard and Family size share boxes will each receive cherry tomatoes. Generally available year-round, the peak season for cherry tomatoes is, of course, the summer months. The perfect cherry tomato is firm, thin and smooth-skinned, with its flavor being a balance of sweet and tart. Offering the same nutritional value as the traditional beefsteak […]
Turnips offer us a simultaneous sharp and sweet flavor, enjoyed by many. A good source of vitamin C, potassium, and calcium, turnip greens also provide us with vitamins A, C, and B-complex, and the minerals potassium, magnesium, and calcium. They are one of the cruciferous vegetables believed to prevent cancer. To prepare turnips, simply scrub […]
This week’s share will contain either Red or Russet potatoes. Potatoes are considered an important staple food and the number one vegetable crop in the world. Because of their neutral starchy flavor, they are a good complement to many meals. They are available year-round as they are harvested somewhere every month of the year. Potatoes […]