Featured Harvest

The Harvest of the Month Featured Produce is Brussels Sprouts!

In season January to February

Nutritional Benefits:

  • High in Vitamin C
  • Good source of folate & dietary fiber
  • Low in call

Fun Facts:

  • These veggies are not baby cabbages, like some people say, but they are in the same plant family.
  • Believed to be cultivated in Belgium around the 16th century.
  • Named Brussels sprouts, not Brussel sprouts, and it's Brussels sprout even if you're only referring to one sprout. Say that 3 times fast.

Produce Tips:

  • Choose firm, compact, bright green Brussels sprouts heads.
  • Buy on the stalk whenever available.
  • Store in plastic bag in refrigerator for up to one week.

Source: Fruit and Veggies Matter More
https://www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org/brussels-sprouts