July to December
Shopping and Prep Tips:
Select firm orange to orange-red roots. Remove leafy tops and refrigerate in a plastic bag.
Carrot News and Recipes
Enjoy fresh raw carrots or check out carrot recipes here.
Health experts recommend that the average American should:
- Choose a variety of vegetables each day to get a good mix of vitamins and minerals.
- Eat between 2 and 3 cups of vegetables each day! For more info on what should be on your plate each day, click here.
- Strive to eat from five different groups of vegetables each week - dark green (3 cups), orange (2 cups), legumes (3 cups), starchy vegetables (3-6 cups) and other vegetables (6-7 cups)
Carrots fall under the orange category and are great source of vitamin A!
For more nutritional information about Carrots, click here.