November Harvest of the Month – Persimmons

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October Harvest of the Month – Tomatoes
The tomato is the edible, red fruit, commonly known as a tomato plant. Numerous varieties of tomato are widely grown in temperate climates across the world, with greenhouses allowing its production throughout the year and in cooler areas. Its use as a food originated in Mexico, and spread throughout the world. Tomato is consumed in many ways, including raw, as an…
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September Harvest of the Month – Sweet Peppers
The bell pepper also known as sweet pepper. The plant produces fruits in different colors, including red, yellow, orange, green, chocolate/brown, vanilla/white, and purple. Bell peppers are sometimes grouped with less pungent pepper varieties as “sweet peppers”. Peppers are native to Mexico, Central America, and northern South America. Pepper seeds were…
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May Harvest of the Month – Peas
A pea is a most commonly green, occasionally golden yellow, or infrequently purplepod-shaped vegetable, widely grown as a cool season vegetable crop. The seeds may be planted as soon as the soil temperature reaches 10 °C (50 °F), with the plants growing best at temperatures of 13 to 18 °C (55 to 64 °F).…
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March Harvest of the Month – Broccoli
Broccoli is an edible green plant in the cabbage family whose large flowering head is eaten as a vegetable. Broccoli has large flower heads, usually green in color, arranged in a tree-like structure branching out from a thick, edible stalk. Learn more about Broccoli Click Here Broccoli Recipes
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February Harvest of the Month – Orange
The orange is a popular citrus fruit. As with other citrus fruits, orange pulp is an excellent source of vitamin C, providing 64% of the daily value in a 100 g serving. Like most citrus plants, oranges do well under moderate temperatures and require considerable amounts of sunshine and water. Learn more about Oranges Click Here Download Nutritional Facts Here Orange…
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January Harvest of the Month – Kale
Kale is one of the healthiest vegetables around and one way to be sure to enjoy outstanding nutrition and flavor from kale is to cook it properly. Learn more about Kale Click Here Download Nutritional Facts Here Kale Recipes
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December Harvest of the Month – Carrots
The carrot is a root vegetable, usually orange in color, though purple, black, red, white, and yellow varieties exist. Carrots are a domesticated form of the wild carrot native to Europe and southwestern Asia. The most commonly eaten part of the plant is the taproot, although the greens are sometimes eaten as well. Learn more about Carrots…
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November Harvest of the Month – Persimmons
The persimmon is the edible fruit. The most widely cultivated species is the Oriental or Japanese persimmon. In color, the ripe fruit of the cultivated strains range from light yellow-orange to dark red-orange depending on the species and variety. They similarly vary in size from 1.5 to 9 cm (0.59…
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October Harvest of the Month – Lettuce
Lettuce is an annual plant. It is most often grown as a leaf vegetable, but sometimes for its stem and seeds. Lettuce is most often used for salads, although it is also seen in other kinds of food, such as soups, sandwiches and wraps.
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September Harvest of the Month – Tomatoes
The tomato is the edible, red fruit, commonly known as a tomato plant. Numerous varieties of tomato are widely grown in temperate climates across the world, with greenhouses allowing its production throughout the year and in cooler areas. Its use as a food originated in Mexico, and spread throughout the world. Tomato is consumed in many ways, including raw, as an…
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