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Carrots & Herbs

Sep 28, 2016

 Crunchy Colorful Carrots
This week we'll have our final crop of carrots from Judy & Roland Cutlip at Windy Acre Farm. Haven't they been delicious! We've all heard that carrots are high in beta carotene, but did you know that they increase saliva and supply essential minerals, vitamins and enzymes that aid in digestion? Eating carrots regularly may help prevent gastric ulcers and other digestive disorders. Among the many beneficial phytochemicals that carrots contain is a phytonutrient called falcarinol, which may reduce the risk of colon cancer and help promote overall colon health.
What else can you expect in this week's share?
Likely the Last of the Cherry & Pear Tomatoes!
Plus: Cucumbers, Greens, Onions, Peppers, Potatoes...
What's in the Fridge at 503 Third Avenue?
This week, we'll have just about everything a veggie-lover could want: basil, beans, beets, boxed lettuce, cabbage, swiss chard, collards, fresh herbs, garlic, kale, red & yellow onions, sweet & hot peppers, Red Pontiac & Kennebec potatoes, shallots, tomatoes, and tromboncino squash.
Come see us 12-5pm Thursday! Call or text Kelsey 304-642-6736 to reserve your favorite veggies and insure we don't run out before you arrive.  We also offer free-range eggs, breakfast pork sausage, frozen unsweetened grape juice and an ever-expanding variety of handcrafted gourmet goods certain to delight your favorite foodie. Maple syrup, plain & bourbon vanilla extract, fruit jams & sauces, herbal teas, dried culinary herbs and apple, cherry & oak hardwood lump charcoal. 
Now offering HONEY from Windy Acre Farm.
Everything we sell is grown and handcrafted in the Greenbrier Valley: Pocahontas, Greenbrier & Monroe Counties.
We accept all major credit cards.
Miss Clyde's Goat Milk Soap from Brightside Acres
Dreamily creamy!
A new batch of Miss Clyde's Goat Milk Soap is now available at the Marlinton store. Lavender and Wake Up, Sunshine! citrus scented bars are available in 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 ounce sizes, priced from $2.50 to $7.50.
Thank heaven for Sunflowers! Brightside's signature flower keeps delivering happy color, and raising my spirits, even as the rest of the garden dries and fades.
GENOVESE BASIL
Not just for pesto! Two tablespoons of chopped basil contain 277 IU Vitamin A, 21.8 mcg Vitamin K, 3.6 mcg Folate, 15.5 mg Potassium and 9.3 mg Calcium. Basil is rich in essential oils and phytochemicals that have proven antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant processes in the body.
ITALIAN PARSLEY
Much more than a garnish! Two tablespoons of chopped Italian Parsley contain 632 IU Vitamin A, 123 mcg Vitamin K, 11.4 mcg Folate, 41.6 mg Potassium and 10.4 mg Calcium.
Add fresh flavor and serious nutritional value to virtually any dish with a generous sprinkling of parsley.
RECYCLING HELPS US REDUCE COSTS.
Please continue to return your boxes and baskets.
You're doing great!

We also happily accept returned POTM egg cartons,
clamshells & plastic boxes.

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