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Jalapeno Peppers

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The active component in jalapenos and other hot peppers is capsaicin, which gives them their strong spicy pungent character.  Tolerance levels in individuals can vary widely—use them in moderation at first.  Eating cold yogurt or drinking milk will help dilute the capsaicin concentration, thereby reducing that “burning” sensation.  Jalapeno peppers are a rich source of vitamin C.  They also contain high levels of […]

Green Bell Peppers

Pahl's Fresh Green Peppers

Peppers contain high levels of vitamins A, C, and E and most varieties include the minerals iron and potassium.  Refrigerate unwashed in a refrigerator hydrator drawer for 1-2 weeks.   Eating them raw, added to a veggie tray, sliced in a salad, or as part of a favorite sandwich, will give you the most nutritional benefits.  They are easy to […]

Cash Crops

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Did you know? Minnesota ranks No. 3 in the nation in total crops cash receipts. Minnesota ranks #5 in total agricultural production. Soybeans, corn and wheat are Minnesota’s top exports, heading across the globe to top markets in China, Japan and Mexico. Minnesota has 74,542 Farms. Corn is Minnesota’s most valuable crop followed by soybeans.

CSA

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Did you know? CSA stands for Community Supported agriculture Pahl Farms grows over 50 different vegetable varieties for their CSA. Pahl Farms grows more than 40 acres worth of CSA crops for our share holders. Click here for more information on Pahls CSA

Pumpkins

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Did you know? Pumpkins are a member of the gourd family, which includes cucumbers, honeydew melons, cantaloupe, watermelons and zucchini. These plants are native to Central America and Mexico, but now grow on six continents. Pumpkins are low in calories, fat, and sodium and high in fiber. They are good sources of Vitamin A, Vitamin […]

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