The Produce Profiles below are provided to give you basic information and preparation ideas. Currently Under Construction! PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON
SEASONAL VEGGIE & HERB STARTS AVAILABLE! (while supplies last!)
THANK YOU for your support! We want to encourage everyone to try their hand at growing their own fresh fruits and vegetables - New to gardening, or a seasoned gardener.
WE DO NOT WANT A LACK OF FUNDS TO BE THE REASON YOU CANNOT TRY GROWING YOUR OWN FRESH FOODS! Donate what you are able, and take home some starts for your own garden. We offer gardening advice and encouragement along the way, if you would like it!
The plants listed below are a few of the cool and warm season crops offered. This is is not a full listing of what we may offer!
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Microgreens pack a nutritious punch into a small package! While nutrient contents vary depending on type, most varieties tend to be rich in potassium, iron, zinc, magnesium and copper . Microgreens are also a great source of beneficial plant compounds like antioxidants. Use in soups, salads, sandwhiches... or just munch a handful!
Plants in the brassica family (which includes kales, cabbages, Brussels sprouts, etc.) send stalks of flowers up as temps warm. These structures are called “raabs.” Full of nutrition in their own right, these delicious flowers are the last offering of the plant before completing its life cycle. TO PREPARE: Most popular: saute in olive oil, season to taste, and enjoy. The thicker, lower parts of the stems may be a bit tougher - blanch to soften
A GREAT SOURCE OF VITAMINS & MINERALS. The vitamin & mineral content of eggplants is quite extensive. ... HELPS WITH DIGESTION. ... IMPROVES HEART HEALTH. ... PREVENTS CANCER. ... IMPROVES BONE HEALTH. ... PREVENTS ANEMIA. ... INCREASES BRAIN FUNCTION.
Okra is a nutritious food with many health benefits. It's rich in magnesium, folate, fiber, antioxidants, and vitamin C, K1, and A. Okra may benefit pregnant women, heart health, and blood sugar control. It may even have anticancer properties.
Immature Luffa fruit (Sponge Gourd) contains various antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, nutrients and lipids. It is an excellent source of Vitamin A and carbohydrates. It is also a very good source of Vitamin B5, Manganese, Potassium, Copper, Total dietary fiber, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and Magnesium. The mature luffa makes the popular luffa sponges you can find in markets!
Chard is an excellent source of fiber, vitamin K (just one large leaf has four times the daily requirement), vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, potassium, magnesium, and manganese. It is a very good source of vitamin E and copper, and a good source of choline, calcium, and riboflavin.
Kohlrabi contains a wide array of antioxidants, such as vitamin C, anthocyanins, isothiocyanates, and glucosinolates. ... Diets high in antioxidant-rich vegetables like kohlrabi are associated with a reduced risk of diabetes, metabolic disease, and premature death
Health Benefits of Cabbage: Cabbage Is Packed With Nutrients. It May Help Keep Inflammation in Check. Cabbage Is Packed With Vitamin C. It Helps Improve Digestion. May Help Keep Your Heart Healthy. May Lower Blood Pressure. Could Help Lower Cholesterol Levels. Cabbage Is an Excellent Source of Vitamin K.
High on Nutrients: Red radishes are packed with Vitamins E, A, C, B6, and K. Plus it's high on antioxidants, fiber, zinc, potassium, phosphorous, magnesium, copper, calcium, iron and manganese. And each of these is known to keep our body in good working condition.
Beets provide some impressive health benefits. Not to mention, they are low in calories and a great source of nutrients, including fiber, folate and vitamin C. Beets also contain nitrates and pigments that may help lower blood pressure and improve athletic performance
Tomatoes are the major dietary source of the antioxidant lycopene, which has been linked to many health benefits, including reduced risk of heart disease and cancer. They are also a great source of vitamin C, potassium, folate, and vitamin K.
Beans offer several health benefits. Protein. Protein is a vital nutrient that plays a key role in maintaining and repairing the body. ... Folate. ... Antioxidants. ... Heart health. ... Reduced risk of cancer. ... Diabetes and glucose metabolism. ... Preventing fatty liver. ... Controlling appetite.
Health Benefits of Eating Cucumber It's High in Nutrients. Cucumbers are low in calories but high in many important vitamins and minerals. ... It Contains Antioxidants. ... It Promotes Hydration. ... It May Aid in Weight Loss. ... It May Lower Blood Sugar. ... It Could Promote Regularity
surprising benefits you'll experience if you include eggplant in your regular diet. A GREAT SOURCE OF VITAMINS & MINERALS. The vitamin & mineral content of eggplants is quite extensive. ... HELPS WITH DIGESTION. ... IMPROVES HEART HEALTH. ... PREVENTS CANCER. ... IMPROVES BONE HEALTH. ... PREVENTS ANEMIA. ... INCREASES BRAIN FUNCTION.
Rich in Nutrients. ... May Help Reduce Blood Pressure. ... Contains Nutrients Vital to Bone Health. ... May Improve Blood Sugar Control. ... Rich in Electrolytes and Water. ... May Support Healthy Skin. ... May Boost Your Immune System. ... May Promote Proper Digestion.