Vegetable Identification

Oregano

Oregano is a common species of Origanum, a genus of the mint family (Lamiaceae). It is native to warm-temperate western and southwestern Eurasia and the Mediterranean region. Oregano is a perennial herb, growing from 20–80 cm tall, with opposite leaves … Read More

Purple Viking Potatoes

The purple potatoes have a purple and red swirled skin with white flesh so if they look like they are two colors they are supposed to be! Read More

Radish

The radish is an edible root vegetable of the Brassica family. Radishes have numerous varieties, varying in size, color and duration of required cultivation time. Like other brassicas, radishes contain mustard oils, which give them pungency.  Radishes have been cultivated … Read More

Salad (lettuce) Mix

Lettuce or salad mix is basically the baby form of head lettuce grown closely together and harvested at a young and tender age.  Our salad mix commonly contains other greens like beet greens, cress, arugula, or spinach as well.  

Savoy Cabbage

Savoy Cabbage is a large, round-headed variety of cabbage. Most highly recommended for cooking with a sweet flavor. Read More

Snap Peas

Snap peas, also known as sugar snap peas, are a cultivar group of edible-podded peas that differ from snow peas in that their pods are round as opposed to flat. Snap peas, like all other peas, are pod fruits. An edible-podded … Read More

Spinach

Spinach is an edible flowering plant in the family of Amaranthaceae. Thought to have originated in ancient Persia (present-day Iran), spinach made its way to China in the 7th century. The Moors liked it so much they brought spinach to Spain. … Read More

Strawberries

The strawberry, a member of the rose family, is unique in that it is the only fruit with seeds on the outside rather than the inside. In fact, there are about 200 seeds on the average strawberry.  Many medicinal uses … Read More

Summer Squash

Summer squash are a subset of squashes that are harvested when immature (while the rind is still tender and edible). The name “summer squash” refers to the short storage life of these squashes, unlike that of winter squashes. Yellow squash … Read More

Swiss Chard

Chard, also known by the common names Swiss chard, silverbeet, perpetual spinach, or spinach beet, is a leafy vegetable, and is one of the cultivated descendants of the sea beet, Beta vulgaris subsp. maritima. Although the leaves are eaten, it … Read More