Since 1968,The Cucumber Man has been providing the people of Alberta with locally grown, fresh and healthy vegetables. "I've been doing this for 28 years," says Rick Wagenaar, co-owner of The Cucumber Man, "and in that time I've learned that value is about more than just dollars and cents. It's about a quality product, and quality relationships with the people who buy it.
At The Cucumber Man, we specialize in just that:growing real food for Albertans."
It is one of the very low calorie vegetables - providing just 15 calories per 100 g. It contains no saturated fats or cholesterol. A good source of vitamin K, C, and of potassium.
Perfect pepper for stuffing, fresh eating or sauteing. Mini-bell peppers make attractive appetizers and hors d'ouevres. </br> </br> Low in calories, bell peppers are fat-free, sodium-free, and cholesterol-free. An excellent source of vitamin C, one raw bell pepper provides more of this nutrient than one cup of orange juice.
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.
Red on the vine tomatoes are four or five tomatoes to a bunch. Bright red, dense flesh, super sweet.