Produce

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acorn squash[/aside]
The finest, tastiest acorn you’ll ever eat. Color is excellent, and the thick, bright orange flesh is smooth and delicious. The skin is a real black-green.The fruit are very uniform in size and shape. The color retention is good in storage and its flesh qualities are rated very high.


 

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arugula[/aside]
Arugula is an aromatic salad green. It is also known as rocket, roquette, rugula and rucola, and is popular in Italian cuisine. Like most salad greens, Arugula is a spicy little leaf, which some describe as having a “peppery-mustardy” flavor. It is often mixed with milder greens to produce a nice balanced salad. It can also be sautéed in olive oil. Arugula is very low in calories and high in vitamins A and C. A 1/2 cup serving is 2 calories.


 

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baby beet tops[/aside]
The greens attached to the beet roots are delicious and can be prepared like Spinach or Swiss chard. They are incredibly rich in nutrients, concentrated in vitamins and minerals as well as carotenoids such as beta-carotene and lutein/zeaxanthin. Our baby beet tops are very attractive with dark green, glossy tops.


 

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basil[/aside]
Basil is one of the most fragrant, sought after herbs used in cooking. This aromatic herb is native to India, Asia, and Africa and is an important herb used in Italian and Thai cooking. When you picture Genovese-type basil, this is it. Our basil is very uniform, with excellent color, and the leaves are thick and downturned.


 

[aside title="Butternut Squash"]

butternut squash[/aside]
This fine Butternut type is by far the most popular winter squash. Fruit are 8-10 inches long with thick, cylindrical necks. The flesh color is rich and it keeps well in storage. It shows remarkable uniformity and is virtually free of slim or crooked necks. Its skin is creamy tan and slightly ridged.


 

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Canteloupe[/aside]
This is a very attractive, oval-shaped musk type melon. The fruit have very good netting and are uniform in both size and shape. Cutting open the fruit reveals its firm, sweet flesh that has an appealing orange color. Its seed cavity is small and tight and has a firm rind. Some say they are better than ice cream.


 

[aside title="Cucumbers - Small"]

small cucumbers[/aside]
Small cucumbers with a slimmer shape for chips, spears and whole packing. The green stippled fruit are slightly tapered and are hand harvested. Very popular for many years and widely used by many for pickling. Serving tip: If you love cucumbers, put a few slices of cucumber in your water pitcher for a very refreshing drink! Be sure to try our Cucumber Avocado Soup recipe, too.


 

[aside title="Jalapeño Peppers"]

jalapeno peppers[/aside]
Hot Peppers have enjoyed a very “healthy” resurgence in our cooking and in the marketplace today. Because of the many ethnic dishes we are all eating, demand is definitely up in the U.S. Good chili and salsa cannot be made without the “right” hot peppers. Renewed interest is also coming from professionals in medicine and nutrition who claim hot peppers are “good for what ails you”, including stomach ulcers and arthritis. Give them a try!


 

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Lettuce - Spring Mix[/aside]
This blend is a formulated combination of different lettuce varieties and yield a nice contrast of color, leaf shapes and textures, and the ruffled texture of some varieties will help to provide loft and a fancy appearance to your salad mixes.


 

[aside title="Okra"]

okra[/aside]
Okra is one of the oldest cultivated food crops. The edible portion of the plant is the long, pointed seedpod. The pods are used as a vegetable dish, and in soups, stews, casseroles and curries. The plant also produces a beautiful flower. Okra has always been a popular vegetable in southern cuisine.


 

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Onion - Candy Yellow[/aside]
Candy Onion is less pungent than typical grown onions and will store better than the typical southern grown varieties. The sweet, mild flavor of Candy can be enjoyed late into winter if they are properly stored in a cool, dry area. If we had to recommend one onion for everyone to try, it would be this one.


 

[aside title="Pears"]

pears[/aside]
Pears contain Vitamin A and C, as well as some potassium and riboflavin. The vitamin C is generally concentrated in the skin. They are also a good source of food fiber, that make up the gritty particles in the pear’s flesh. The best tasting pears are ones that are picked immature and allowed to ripen in storage. During this time, starches turn to sugar. Ours are organic and are guaranteed to be of the finest quality.


 

[aside title="Squash Blossoms"]

Squash Blossoms[/aside]
Squash blossoms are a treat generally unavailable to all but home gardeners and habitués of farmers markets. They’re so extraordinarily perishable that few supermarkets bother trying to keep them in stock. Squash blossoms are edible raw or they can be incorporated into a variety of recipes. Try Battered Squash blossoms,with or without stuffing (find our recipe here).


 

[aside title="Tomato"]

tomatoes[/aside]
The tomato is probably the most recognized vegetable in the world, as it is cultivated and consumed across the globe. Our beautiful tomato variety has an eye-appeal and a fantastic eating quality. The fruit have a deep red color and good holding ability.


 

[aside title="Watermelon - Sugar Baby"]

sugar baby watermelon[/aside]
Everyone’s favorite icebox type. The round, distinctively dark green Sugar Baby is a convenient 8-12 pounds of sweet quality. Its firm, solid flesh is bright red, crisp and delicious with small, dark brown seeds. And the name “Sugar Baby” tells it all.


 

[aside title="White Radish"]

white radishes[/aside]
You will enjoy the excellent quality of this long white radish. The roots are 4-5 inches in length and nearly straight. The crisp flesh is crystal white and unusually tender with a mild to hot flavor.


 

[aside title="Yellow Squash"]

yellow squash[/aside]
The smooth, bright yellow fruit are just what most customers demand and love, either picked early as a mini or later at conventional size. They have a mildly sweet and watery flesh, and thin tender skins that for many recipes don’t need to be peeled. A very tasty squash of excellent quality. They are tender and delicious.


 

[aside title="Zucchini Squash"]

zucchini squash[/aside]
Zucchini were, in the past, the quintessential Italian summer vegetable; small zucchini and their flowers would appear in the mid-spring and larger zucchini by early summer. Those that ripen during the summer are much more flavorful and consequently Italians buy zucchini primarily in the summer.