Meet the Vegetables!

Get to know about the veggies that come in your CSA box or that you pick-up at the Farm Stand! This list will grow as more veggies come online – so stay tuned!

Click on each veggie name for tips on storage and preparation!

VeggiesKALE is a powerhouse of nutrition – one of the healthiest veggies on the planet and super-tasty too!

IMG_4524LETTUCE is a member of the daisy family, and an excellent source of several Vitamin A and beta carotens.

NAPA CABBAGE was a totally new find for us – really! While it’s the foundation for spicy kimchi, it makes absolutely delicious slaw too!

IMG_4543PAC CHOI (bok choy) is member of the cruciferous veggie family, a relation of the cabbage, one of our highest nutritionally ranked vegetables.

20160613_091654PURSLANE Yes, it’s a “self-sower,” in the PNW (aka weed), but it’s also a foodie darling, a wild-harvested addition to salads and fancy crostini.

20160613_112209SALAD TURNIPS are a spring treat! Salad turnips are rich in Vitamin C, folic acid, and potassium as well as low in calories and high in dietary fiber.

20160613_095108SNOW PEAS are an excellent source of vitamin C, and a good source of iron and manganese. A favorite snack or for salads, snow peas are eaten with their sweet, crisp pods.

 

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