EAt your produce

Below is a quick overview of the fruits and vegetables that we grow, and some information about them.

 
 
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hass Avocado

In Season: December - July

About the variety: Haas avocados are a larger variety of avocado with dark green, bumpy skin that turns to a dark purple as it ripens.

Nutritional Value:  Avocados are an excellent source of: vitamins K, C, B5 and B6, folate and potassium.

Storage: Leave at room temperature until softening occurs. At that point eat them, or stick them in the fridge to slow ripening process. You can also freeze avocados: remove peel and pit, mash and store in freezer bag with air removed. 

Ripening Tips: Store with apples and bananas to expedite ripening.

Shop:  Available by Local Delivery, Mail order, Pickup at the FARM

Fun Fact: Avocados do not ripen until they are picked, making it easier to stretch their growing season.


lemon

In Season: Nearly year round

About the variety: Our lemon tree has been on the property for so long, that we don't know what variety it is!  But the lemons are large in size, with a thick rind, and very juicy. 

Nutritional Value:  Lemons are a great source or: vitamins C, A, E, B6 and vitamin B6, folate, iron, magnesium, and potassium.

Storage: Store at room temperature. You can also juice them and store in the fridge, or freeze them.

Ripening Tips: Our lemons are ready to eat when they are picked!

Shop:  Available by Local Delivery, Mail order, Pickup at the FARM

 

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navel Orange

In Season: January - April

About the variety: Navel oranges are medium to large in size with a bright orange peel and a thicker rind. They are a sweet orange, and are a wonderful snack.

Nutritional Value:  Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C and are known to be good for heart health. 

Storage: Store at room temperature. You can also juice them and store in the fridge, or freeze them.

Ripening Tips: Our oranges are ready to eat when they are picked!

Shop:  Available by Local Delivery, Mail order, Pickup at the FARM