Butternut squash is a fruit that can be roasted, toasted, or pureed for soups, casseroles, breads, and muffins. </br> </br> All squashes provide vitamin A and vitamin C, some of the B vitamins, and are a good source of fibre. They are also rich in carotenoids. The darker the flesh of the squash the higher the concentration of beta-carotene.
This anti-inflammatory food is bursting with nutrition. It’s full of beta carotene, iron, vitamins A, C, fiber and some B vitamins. And it’s got 40 calories per cup AND less than half the carbs of most other squash (about 7 grams per cup). If you are new to Kabocha it’s similar to pumpkin or acorn squash, but even better because it’s even sweeter and has the perfect fluffy interior. One of the best parts is you can eat the think skin of this squash so no need to deal with peeling it!
The buttery, slightly spicy, sweet flavour of cooked parsnips is reminiscent of butterscotch, honey, and subtle cardamom. </br></br>Considered to be richer in vitamins and minerals than carrots, parsnips are a very healthy addition to our diets. Very high in carbohydrates (= Energy), and dietary fibre, they are also great sources of vitamins C, K, and E. Mineral rich, parsnips are a source of copper, and potassi'yum'.
Rutabaga is a root veggie that originated as a cross between cabbage and turnips. Very popular in Scandinavian dishes, they can be mashed, roasted, or baked into a casserole. </br></br>Rutabaga has a natural sweetness the is enhanced by cooking. A good source of fibre, thiamin, vitamin B6, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus, and a very good source of vitamin C, potassium and manganese.
An edible and versitile root vegetable in the celery family. It can be mashed, roasted, or slow-cooked in a stew and has many medicinal properties. </br> </br> Celery Root is a surprising bundle of nutrients. It's a good source of vitamins C and B6, Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium, and Iron. It is also a good source of Dietary Fiber & protein.
Small enough that they are able to do most of the labour themselves, the farm is run by Shirlee Mae and Moses, along with their son Willis and his wife, Bronwyn. We know you can taste the quality in Brown Schneider produce, from apples and peaches to pears and tomatoes!