Valencia oranges are known as juice oranges, but they can be eaten as well. Valencia oranges turn golden as they become fully ripe, but as they remain on the tree during warmer weather the orange skin re-absorbs chlorophyll from the leaves and the orange turns green again, beginning at the stem end.

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Chayote Squash:  A tropical summer squash, chayote is a Latin American native that was grown by the Aztecs and Mayans. Crookneck Squash:  A summer squash, crookneck Squash should be kept cold, about 41º F to 50º F with good humidity. Yellow Patty Pan or Sunburst Squash:  Also known as yellow summer squash, it is notable…

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Ambrosia Melon: An exotic specialty melon hybrid that could be easily confused with a cantaloupe, but it’s quite different. The tender flesh is pale orange in color and very sweet. [trx_br] French Morning Melon:  Similar to the Cavaillon, which is the most popular melon in France. It is the size of a large grapefruit, with…

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Brandywine Tomatoes:  This is the red version of the traditional Pink Brandywine which is not as mild, but more acidic and has a delicious flavor. Cherokee Tomatoes:  Grown by Native Americans in the south, this purple variety of tomatoes is absolutely delicious. Pineapple Pie Tomatoes:  This is an old fashioned heirloom variety with  red/orange stripes…

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Classic Eggplant:  This is the classic eggplant which is an oval, black-purple fruit. It can be baked, micro-waved or fried.   Fairy Tale Eggplant:  This is an eggplant that is as beautiful as it is delicious with very slender and long, neon-lavender fruit with bold streaks of white that are in clusters of two to…

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Persian Cucumber:  The Persian Cucumber is very similar to the common green-skinned cucumber or even the Japanese cucumber. It measures about four to five inches long. The crunchy watery texture offers a sweet flavor. Garden:  These are the most common cucumbers in North America. They are relatively smooth skinned with some bumps and dark green…

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Underwood’s Super Sweet Bi-colored Corn is our special variety that is exceptionally sweet & tender. It can be eaten raw! Try it – we bet you’ll be hooked.

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George Washington Carver promoted the planting of black-eyed peas because, as a legume, they add nitrogen to the soil and have a high nutritional value. Black-eyed peas are an excellent source of calcium (211 mg in a 1 cup serving), folate (209mcg), and vitamin A (1,305 IU), among other nutrients.

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Chocolate Bells:  These bells are a medium to large, very smooth, three to four lobed fruit that have a unique chocolate look when mature. The fruit is extremely sweet and is a very tasty pepper.   Green Bells:  Green bells, along with the other colored bells, can be used raw, cooked, roasted or in vegetable…

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Blue Lake Green Beans:  Blue Lake Green Beans are tender, tasty and are delicious raw as well as cooked.  Cover in a pan with water and bring to a boil for just a few minutes.  Drain water and cool with cold water.  These beans can be eaten as is or drizzled with vinaigrette, pomegranate seeds…

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