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Honeycrisp or Cortland Apples

Cortland apples

This week’s share will include either Honeycrisp or Cortland apples. Developed in the 1960’s at the University of Minnesota and introduced to the commercial market in the 1990’s, Honeycrisp apples have quickly grown in popularity. Crisp and juicy, their creamy white flesh offers a nice blend of sugar and tartness. Use raw for snacking and […]

Cauliflower or Broccoli

Cauliflower and Broccoli

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 […]

Pie Pumpkins

Pie Pumpkin

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 Radish

watermelon radish

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, […]

Cherry Tomatoes

Cherry tomatoes

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 […]

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