Carrots

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In Season:
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:

  1. Choose a variety of vegetables each day to get a good mix of vitamins and minerals.
  2. Eat between 2 and 3 cups of vegetables each day!  For more info on what should be on your plate each day, click here.
  3. 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.