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Tag: carrot salad

Farm Fresh Now: Carrots: Nutritional Powerhouse

Red, black, yellow, white, purple, greenβ€”these were the colors that wild carrots (also known as Queen Anne’s Lace) started out being – pretty much every color but orange! First cultivated in Afghanistan in the 7th century, the original domesticated carrot was purple outside and yellow inside, similar to the Purple Dragon carrots you see at local farmers markets.

In Season Now: Beets and Carrots

Although you might normally think of root vegetables as fall crops, many varieties areΒ  also available in the late spring. Beets and carrots, for instance, grow well in the cooler [ … ]