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Farm Fresh Now: Carrots: Nutritional Powerhouse

Red, black, yellow, white, purple, green—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.

July 25th

5 Winter Vegetable Recipes

Halloween isn’t even here yet and I’m already thinking about the winter vegetables that I can’t wait to cook up. Something about these hearty vegetables makes me want to stay indoors, make copious amounts of delicious food, and enjoy the winter season. Here are 5 winter vegetable recipes to keep you satiated through the long winter months ahead.

October 7th

In Season Now: Beets and Carrots

Although you might normally think of root vegetables as fall crops, many varieties are  also available in the late spring. Beets and carrots, for instance, grow well in the cooler temperatures of spring. These cool-weather crops are typically planted in the early spring for a late spring/early summer harvest and again in the late summer […]

June 14th