A frost tolerant variety of kale that grows perfect in out Northern climate. This curly kale is perfect for all your kale needs. Our favorite thing to do with this kale is kale chips. The curls of the leaves give great texture and let the seasoning sink in.
A heritage cabbage green and relative to kale. With their giant green leaves that are nutrient rich, they are a great substitute for tortilla wraps! </br></br>These are vitamin K bombs! Vitamin K is really good for bone health and also helps to thin our blood making it a great cardiovascular aid. They also have cholesterol lowering capabilities which are exemplified when steamed/cooked.
Fresh Swiss Chard. This bundle of goodness is one of the most popular greens around the world! </br></br>Chard is considered one of the most nutrient packed vegetables around, second only to spinach. The vitamin content is unrivalled, with K and A levels being off the charts. Green or Rainbow depending on stock
A favourite in asian cooking, bok choy is an excellent green addition to any stir fry, salad mix, or as a substitute for spinach in any cooked green recipe. </br></br>Bok choy is very low in calories, carbohydrates, has no fat and supplies many vitamins and minerals, but it's especially high in vitamins C, A and K.
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The possibilities are endless with these delicious Baby Spinach leaves. They are great in salads, smoothies, pastries, or cooked with vegetables. </br></br>You can't go wrong with Baby Spinach. These little leaves are packed with vitamins A and C, Calcium, and Iron. They are also a great source of Dietary Fiber
This is one beautiful bulb of fennel. The root or bulb is great raw, roasted, or glazed. </br> </br> If you are lucky to get a bulb with the fronds make a wonderful tea. Be sure to use the whole plant! </br> </br> Like many of its fellow spices, fennel contains its own unique combination of phytonutrients including the flavonoids rutin, quercitin, and various kaempferol glycosides that give it strong antioxidant activity. In addition to its unusual phytonutrients, fennel bulb is an excellent source of vitamin C. Vitamin C is the body's primary water-soluble antioxidant, able to neutralize free radicals in all aqueous environments of the body.
Broccoli shoots are three- to four-day-old broccoli plants that look like alfalfa sprouts, but taste like radishes. </br></br>There has been vast research into the health benefits of sprouts, but especially broccoli shoots! They are known for their high concentrations of glucosinolates, which are precursors to sulphoranes... a potent anti-cancer phytochemical. _x000D_ _x000D_ Not only that though, broccoli shoots are loaded with nutrients and minerals for healthy minds and bodies.
A blend of broccoli, kale, kohlrabi, and cabbage microgreens </br></br>This classic mix a wonderful blend of fresh, young shoots from a variety of plant bases. Becoming more well known for their rich concentration of vitamins and nutrients, young harvested shoots are super high in vitamin K and other purifying nutrients that help cleanse our bodies and promote our health.
Adds hint of spice to any dish with this colourful sprout mix. A mix of Arugula shoots, Pink Stem Radish shoots, and Broccoli shoots. </br></br>Microgreens are a wonderful blend of fresh, young shoots from a variety of plant bases. Becoming more well known for their rich concentration of vitamins and nutrients, young harvested shoots are super high in vitamin K and other purifying nutrients that help cleanse our bodies and promote our health.
Sunflower shoots are a fantastic raw, living food that has an amazing taste, and health benefits too! Try them on a sandwich or salad. </br></br>Sunflower greens are a nutritional powerhouse packed with vitamins A, B complex, D, and E. They also contain minerals including calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus and zinc. In addition to these vitamins and minerals, sunflower greens are a rich source of lecithin which helps break down fatty acids into an easily digestible water soluble form, and chlorophyll which benefits many functions within the body, including building blood supply, revitalizing tissue, calming inflammation, activating enzymes, and deodorizing the body.
Pea Shoots from Micro YYC are an amazing addition to any meal... </br></br>Packed with vitamin A, C, and folic acid. Pea Shoots are a delicious snack, salad garnish, or stir-fry addition. Pea shoots are also very high in Vitamin K, which is important for blood clotting and other body processes.
Alfalfa’s chlorophyll and enzymes boost the body’s ability to eliminate toxins while improving digestion. They’re great for overall health, and it’s nice that they taste so good too! They’re crunchy and nutrient-rich, perfect for sandwiches, salads, wraps or with eggs.
These 6x8 mini trays will give approx. 2 ounce of juice and are the perfect size to share with pets (cats especially)! </br></br> Wheatgrass is a favorite among juice lovers. Super high in vitamin E, A, and B... as well as riboflavin, and proteins (contains 12 amino acids). However, it's best known for its chlorophyll. Chlorophyll cleanses the liver, tissues and cells and purifies the blood.
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Often steamed, boiled, stir-fried, or baked in casseroles... green beans are as versatile as vegetables get. </br> </br> Found to have high levels of vitamins C and A, green beans are also full of beta-carotene and other healthy carotenoids which help out cardiovascular system.
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Snap peas are a sweet, crisp pea with edible pods that are very enjoyable raw, or cooked in stir fry. </br></br> Sugar snap peas contain many vitamins that offer benefits for the entire body. They are a source of vitamin K, which activates osteocalcin and helps keep calcium in bones. They also contain vitamin B6, another vitamin that improves bone health by reducing the buildup of molecules that can cause osteoporosis. Sugar snap peas are a source of vitamin C, a nutrient that protects DNA structures from damage and improves the immune system. Folate is also found in sugar snap peas, which helps to improve heart health.
Red bell pepper to zest up that dish! Low in calories and fat, sodium, and cholesterol free! Bell peppers are great sources of vitamins A, B, and C and contain carotenoids.</br></br> Note that if stock runs through the red pepper we will substitute another colour of pepper.
Bell Peppers were first discovered by Christopher Columbus who mistakenly named them a pepper expecting a spicy or hot flavour. These are sweet peppers.</br> </br> Bell Peppers are an excellent source of vitamin C, often twice as much per pepper as found in a regular navel orange.
Crunchy & colourful with the mild bitterness of the perfect celery stalk. Make some 'Ants on a Log' or chop into an egg salad sandwich. Yum-me! </br></br> Celery is rich in phytonutrients such as flavenols which have cancer fighting properties. Its fibre content is also a good aid for digestive issues.
Eggplant is actually a berry. There are many varieties ranging in color from rich purple to white, in length from 2 to 12 inches and in shape from oblong to round. Eggplant is available year-round, with the peak season during August and September.<br><br>Storage Tip: Eggplant is quite perishable. They last up to a week but are best eaten right away. Keep dry by wrapping in paper towel to absorb moisture. <br><br>Did you know... Eggplant absorb more fat than any other vegetable so choose methods such as broiling , baking, sautéing, grilling or braising rather than frying.
This is your sauce and salsa tomato - make your tomato sauce or soup something special. </br> </br> Tomatoes are an excellent source of vitamins A, C, E and K. They are also low in fat and calories and high in potassium, folate and fiber. Studies have shown that a diet rich in tomatoes can help prevent cardiovascular disease by reducing LDL Cholesterol and lowering both blood pressure and inflammation. Tomatoes contain the powerful antioxidant lycopene, which has been shown to protect against many different types of cancer most notably prostate. The lycopene in tomatoes, particularly cooked tomatoes, helps prevent and reduce the progression of prostate cancer.
The skin is a little softer and the core is a little juicier than many other varieties. They have that 'just picked from the garden' flavor. </br> </br> Tomatoes are rich in vitamins A and C and are full of fibre. Tomatoes are noted for containing the antioxidant compound lycopene, which may help protect against prostate cancer and heart disease. Lycopene is found in higher concentration after cooking.
Perfect size for mouth-popping! Add gorgeous color and flavour to fresh mixed green salads. Ideal garnish for sandwiches and pita bread specialties. Dress up appetizer platters and veggie trays. </br></br>A good source of potassium, tomatoes offer vitamin A, vitamin C, some calcium and iron.
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Beautiful local tomatoes are back! These beefsteaks are indeed beefy, so be ready for a treat. Tomatoes are rich in vitamins A and C and are full of fibre. Tomatoes are noted for containing the antioxidant compound lycopene, which may help protect against prostate cancer and heart disease. Lycopene is found in higher concentration after cooking.
Avocados are also known as 'Alligator Pears'. They're great chopped in a salad, garnishing a soup, spread on toast or lightly salted. </br> </br> Avocados are a good source of folate, vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin K, fibre, potassium, and healthy unsaturated fats. They're also a good source of cartenoids, which are good for anti-inflammation.