Amiable Organics is a Southern Alberta ceritifed organic aquaponic farm. They rely on strategic planning cycles to maximize the freshness of their harvest and a gentle frost can increase the sugar content in their produce.
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.
A half pound of leeks! Enjoy the mild & sweet onion taste of leeks. Great for sauteeing, or in quiches. </br> </br> Leeks are a good source of iron, vitamin C and folate. They, like other Allum family members (onions, garlic), are rich in antioxidants such as polyphenols and flavenoids. This means they're healthy for our hearts.
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.