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Storing Bulk Fall Vegetables

It’s the time of year in New England to start thinking about purchasing bulk produce for storage.  In a couple months you’ll be thankful you have stored fresh produce.  Everyone will be doing different math to figure out how much … Continue reading

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Storing Carrots

Carrots – root cellar style (with or without an actual root cellar) Benefits: Excellent source of Vitamin A. Very good source of biotin, vitamin K, vitamin B6, dietary fiber, Vitamin C. What you need: box/bin (a box or Rubbermaid plastic … Continue reading

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Purslane

Purslane is a succulent weed that many want to control; however, if you can’t beat it, eat it! It has a mild taste similar to spinach and is packed with nutrients. The leaves, stems and flowers can be consumed. Purslane … Continue reading

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Storing Fall Vegetables

Stocking up on fall vegetables? This information will help you store your vegetables to keep them fresh the longest! Summarized storage information: For more specifics, visit Detailed storage info and Storage compatability chart – what fruits and vegetables you can … Continue reading

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Cucumbers

Cucumbers contain 95% water, which translates into very low calories. Cucumbers have a small amount of fiber and vitamins and minerals, but not a good source (meaning between 10 and 19% daily value of any of them), though every bit … Continue reading

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