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Sweet Potatoes and Yams

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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

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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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Zucchini Flowers

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Zucchini Flowers

ZUCCHINI BLOSSOMS – Have a delicate Zucchini flavor, soft and slightly velvet in texture. Zucchini Blossoms are high in folate, potassium, manganese and vitamin A. Traditionally stuffed and fried. Delicate in flavor. pairs well with fresh chesses, eggs and delicate salad greens.

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Swiss Chard

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Swiss Chard

SWISS CHARD – A leafy green vegetable often used in Mediterranean cooking. The leafy blade can be green or reddish in color; the leaf stalks vary in color usually red, white, yellow and orange. Chard has highly nutritious leaves and is considered to be one of the healthiest vegetables available, which makes it one of […]

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Okra

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Okra

OKRA – Valued for its edible green seed pods. Okra is a popular health food due to its high fiber, vitamin C and folate content. Okra is also known for being high in antioxidants. Okra is also a good source of calcium and potassium. Okra can be used in Stir-fries. The pods can be sliced […]

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Mustard Greens: 3 Different Varieties

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Mustard Greens: 3 Different Varieties

FACTS – possess a zesty, pepper flavor which people associate with a mustard flavor. Mustard Greens are an excellent source of several vitamins including A, C, potassium, thiamine and riboflavin. Mustard Greens can be eaten raw or cooked. They go well with aged grating cheese, starchy vegetables like corn or potatoes, curry, garlic, ham & […]

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Cilantro

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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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Kohlrabi : Red & Green

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Kohlrabi : Red & Green

FACTS – Kohlrabi has a similar taste & texture as that of a broccoli stem or cabbage, but milder & sweeter. The younger stems have crispy, pleasant taste & rich flavor. Kohlrabi is rich in vitamins & dietary fiber, it has only 27 calories per 100g, a negligible amount of fat & zero cholesterol. Contains […]

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Garlic Scapes

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Garlic Scapes

An allium delicacy that is highly prized and traditionally used in Southern and Eastern European cuisines, also in many Asian dishes. Garlic Scapes are valued for their subtle garlic flavor and tender crisp texture. The mild flavor is much like a cross between garlic and scallions. Great in salads, stir fries, soups, sauces and garnishes.

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Apples & Fruit Trees

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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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