Art and Lina Nugteren's organic farm, Lina's Garden, has been operating in the Similkameen Valley since 1997. What began as a two acre squash farm is now a vibrant, energetic 24 acre family business where they grow organic vegetables: cherry and grape tomatoes, eggplant, sweet and hot peppers, squash, baby zuchinni, and corn. Featured above: Lina and Art Nugteren, springtime in the tomato field.
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.
AKA Roman Cauliflower, is the budding flower of the brassicae plant. It has a taste somewhere between broccoli and cauliflower. </br> </br> Nutritionally, the romanesco contains a lot of Vitamin C. It also contains 24% of our daily recommended dose of dietary fibre and 15% of our recommended intake of potassium. A typical serving carries only 52 calories, which is made up from carbohydrate and not fat.