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  • Green Garlic – Green garlic is garlic that is harvested before the scape (the flower bud) and bulb form. The bulb and the tender parts of the greens are delicious. Use them as you would scallions or leeks. Green garlic is sometimes called domestic ramps as they are similar in taste to wild ramps (a short-season wild leek with a garlicy taste). Read more →
  • Hakurei Turnip: All About It – The Hakurei is a welcome addition to our early spring vegetable collection, they generally come in right after radishes, and not surprisingly pair very well all other spring veggies. If you think you don’t like turnips, please try this delightfully mild, crisp, sweet variety! Read more →
  • Heirloom Tomatoes: All About Them – Heirloom tomatoes have been selected over the years for their flavor. The word “heirloom” refers to the history behind the fruit, provoking endless images of farmers in their garden taste-testing and then saving seeds from the best tomatoes. Read more →
  • Hot Peppers: All About Them – Capsaicin is the heat-producing ingredient in peppers. Most of the heat is held in the seeds and the membrane, so remove them before processing or cooking if you’re sensitive to heat. Cooking or freezing won’t affect the pepper’s intensity. Read more →
  • Onions: All About Them – Onions are the most widely cultivated species in the Allium genus. There are many different varieties, from spring to yellow to red to green to shallots, many of which can be used interchangeably. Read more →
  • Pie Pumpkin: All About It – With the onset of cooler weather vines of the pumpkin die back and it is ready to harvest. Pumpkins will last for months with curing and proper storage. They are an excellent source of vitamin A in the winter, and are also high in iron, potassium, and phosphorus. Read more →
  • Purslane: All About It – Purslane (portulaca oleracea) or “little hogweed”, is a low sprawling succulent weed that you’ll find growing in your garden, all over your lawn, and even in sidewalk cracks. While the USDA classifies purslane as a “noxious weed”, this succulent herb is not only edible—it’s packed full of nutrients! Read more →
  • Scallions: All About Them – Scallions, or green onions, are a fresh, mild member of the onion family, but unlike other onions, scallions never develop a true bulb. Read more →
  • Shishito Peppers: All About Them – Shishito peppers are an East Asian frying pepper. While they look a lot like a hot pepper that you might use to add some spice to your meal, shishitos are actually a meal on their own—or a snack, at least. Read more →
  • Spaghetti Squash: All About It – Raw spaghetti squash has a solid flesh, similar to other squash. When cooked, the meat resembles strands of spaghetti, which are sometimes as long as traditional spaghetti noodles. Read more →

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