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Cabbage

Cabbage

Cabbage- the leaves of red cabbages are smooth and tightly fitted into the head, while some green cabbages have loose, darker outer leaves that can vary from smooth to curly. Red cabbages are round; green varieties and can be round or elongated. Cabbage can be used in many dishes, such as salads, soups and casseroles, […]

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Leeks

Leeks

Leeks- have tender and sweet white bottoms (along with the light green parts). When used as aromatic, they do their job well, contributing a subtle onion flavor and then melting nicely into the background flavors of a dish. You may not even notice them. But sometimes leeks get a much-deserved starring role, in which case […]

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Sweet Potatoes and Yams

Sweet Potatoes and Yams

FACTS: Sweet potatoes have a creamy texture and a sweet-spicy flavour that makes them ideal for savoury dishes. There are two types, one with bright orange flesh, and the other with pale cream flesh. Sweet potatoes have traditionally been baked, roasted or mashed, but they can also be added to risotto, pasta or curry. Sweet […]

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Maple Syrup

Maple Syrup

Maple Syrup- the real maple variety is tapped from our Native Sugar Maples, and boiled down into syrup. The Maple Syrup is a golden liquid color of a golden orange. The darker syrups have a stronger maple flavor and can add a sweet taste to French toast, Pancakes, Waffles and can be used even in […]

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Cilantro

Cilantro

FACTS – The leaves and stem possess a slightly citrus flavor. Cilantro herb is very low in calories and contains no cholesterol. Its deep leaves possess good amounts of anti-oxidants, essential oils, vitamins and dietary fiber. The leaves and stem tips are also rich in numerous anti-oxidant polyphenolic flavonoids. The herb is a good source […]

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Apples & Fruit Trees

Apples & Fruit Trees

Dwarf Fruit Trees – Apples, Pears and Sour Cherries. Varieties include Honeycrisp, Ambrosia, Mutsu (Crispin) and Imperial Gala Apples, Clapp’s Favourite Pear and Montmorency Sour Cherry.

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