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Archive for July 2017

Item of the Week: CARROTS

There are more than 100 species of carrots. Some are big, some are small, and they come in a variety of colors including: orange, purple, white, yellow and red.

Item of the Week: WATERMELON

Watermelons have become synonymous with summer and picnics, and for good reason. Their refreshing quality and sweet taste help to combat the heat and provide a guilt-free, low maintenance dessert.

Planning For August

Now that we are half way through July headed into August, we need to realize that “Summer Selling” isn’t close to over. During the month of August, all the summer selling items like peaches, plums, nectarines, grapes, melons, berries, homegrown corn and tomatoes reach their peak of flavor. The entire month you need to focus…

Item of the Week: DAIKON RADISH

The word Daikon actually comes from two Japanese words: dai (meaning large) and kon (meaning root). Daikon is is root vegetable said to have originated in the Mediterranean and brought to China for cultivation around 500 B.C. Roots are large, often 2- to 4-inches in diameter and 6- to 20-inches long. There are three distinct…