Lettuce: These fresh greens are from a beautiful bed of greens. Enjoy them in salads and on sandwiches! Store in a plastic bag in fridge and wash well before consuming. Arugula: This popular Italian green packs a slight bite with nutty undertones. Try topping an arugula salad with dried fruit, walnuts, feta cheese, and balsamic vinaigrette for a mouth-watering treat. Store in a plastic bag in fridge, rinse, and dry before eating.
Mustard Greens: The beautiful ruffled leaves of the mustard plant have a spicy flavor and are highly nutritious. Try combining them with the lettuce and add a sweet vinaigrette of olive oil, orange juice, orange zest, Champagne vinegar, and shallots. Store in crisper in fridge and wash before eating.
Navel Oranges: These juicy treats are from our friend Nacho at Twin Girls Farm and are QAI certified organic. We have been friends with this family for a long time and see them every week at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. They sell some of their goods to Purity, which will explain if it has a market sticker on it. The oranges keep well in the fridge. Peel and enjoy!
Cauliflower: These beautiful heads of cauliflower are easy to cook. Try roasting them with a bit of olive oil for a deliciously deep flavor and crispy-yet-tender texture. Keep in crisper of fridge and wash before eating.
Broccoli: We were amazed to see these beautiful bouquets of green in the field! Rich in fiber and vitamin C, this brassica always adds a flavor to soups, salads, and stir-fries. Store dry in fridge and wash before using.
Bok Choy: This crunchy and tasty bok choy is amazing sautéed and adds a little something special to a soup or stir-fry. Store in plastic bag in fridge. Don’t forget to use the ribs!
Sweet Potatoes: Store in a cool (not cold) dark, dry place. The high sugar content makes them more perishable than “real” potatoes. They are delicious roasted or baked whole and eaten with a dab of butter and cinnamon. Wash well before eating.
Fennel: With a texture like celery and a delicate taste of anise, it can be eaten raw, sautéed, grilled, braised or roasted. Store in a plastic bag in the fridge.
Watermelon Daikon Radishes: This large round root veggie has a crispy texture and a mildly sweet and peppery flavor. It can be cooked like a turnip: sautéed, braised, added to a stir-fry or stew. It can also be eaten raw as a lovely accompaniment to salad or sandwich. Store in fridge and wash before eating.
Wakefield Cabbage: Nigel claims that this variety of cabbage is the sweetest he has ever eaten! It’s a British variety and has a cute little pointed head. You can eat it just like you would any other cabbage (in slaws, salads, sautés, soups, etc.). Store in fridge.