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Pie Pumpkins

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Pie Pumpkins

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Potatoes : Six Varieties

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Potatoes : Six Varieties

FACTS: Potatoes whether mashed, baked or roasted, people often consider potatoes as comfort food. The skin of potatoes is generally brown, red or yellow, and may be smooth or rough, while the flesh is yellow or white. There are also other varieties available that feature purple-grey skin and a beautiful deep violet flesh. Potatoes have […]

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Broccoli and Cauliflower

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Broccoli and Cauliflower

FACTS – Broccoli contains high levels of fiber (both soluble & insoluble) and is a rich source of vitamin C. In fact just 100grams serving of broccoli will provide you with more than 150% of your recommended daily intake of vitamin C, which in large doses can potentially shorten the duration of the common cold. […]

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Garlic

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Garlic

FACTS – Garlic is a wonderful seasoning to add aroma, taste, and added nutrition to your dishes. Garlic is rich in a variety of powerful sulfur-containing compounds. Store fresh garlic in an open container in a cool, dark place. Garlic can be prepared in the crushed form, chopped, pressed, pureed, minced or roasted. Garlic pairs […]

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Jams

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Jams

Try our own homemade jams. Ingredients are fresh fruit, sugar, lemon juice, pectin and a trace of butter. Flavours include: strawberry, strawberry-rhubarb, raspberry, cherry and peach. Great on waffles, ice cream or right out of the jar!!!

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Radishes

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Radishes

FACTS – Radishes are a naturally cooling food, with the ability to decrease excess heat in the body. Soothes sore throats- Radishes can help clear the sinuses and soothes a sore throat. Aids digestion- Radishes are a natural cleansing agent for the digestive system, helping to break down and eliminate stagnant food and toxins built […]

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Kale: Red & Green

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Kale: Red & Green

FACTS – Anti-inflammatory, low calories, antioxidants, low carb, Vitamin K C A, Calcium, Potassium, Lutein. Kale is a vital vegetable that is rich in nutrients, health benefits and delicious flavor. Per calorie, Kale has more iron than beef, more calcium than milk, 10% more Vitamin C than spinach. Kale is good for the eyes, skin […]

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Beets

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Beets

FACTS – highly nutritious and “cardiovascular health” friendly root vegetable. The antioxidants found in this root and the top-greens have found to offer protection against coronary artery disease and strokes, and lowers the cholesterol levels within the body, and has anti-aging effects. Its nutritional benefits come from fiber, vitamins, minerals and unique plant derived anti-oxidants. […]

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Carrots

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Carrots

FACTS – 200% of Vitamin A (from Beta Carotene) can be found in one carrot, regular consumption improves the skin, hair, nails and eyes, and is rich in carotenoids which regulates blood sugar.

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Green Onions

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Green Onions

FACTS – Green Onions add flavor to your dishes, though green onions are milder, so even so that they are used raw. They won’t over power the taste of your dish. Green Onions are also loaded with nutrients that your body needs, as they make a healthy addition to your diet. Green Onions are low […]

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