Shopping the Carrboro Farmer’s Market

Here’s what’s available at the Carrboro Farmer’s Market, Saturday, February 22, 2014, in order of nutrient density (ANDI scores). Click through to find out more about each item and how to use it.   Collards 1000+ Kale 1000+ Napa Cabbage, 715 Spinach 707 Arugula 604 Lettuce, Green Leaf 585 Basil 518 Radishes 502 Brussels Sprouts 490 Turnips 473 Carrots 458 Oregano 426 Parsley 381 Kohlrabi 352 Broccoli 340 Mixed Baby […]

Tuning up Your Health With Turnips

Turnips belong to the species Brassica rapa, along with bok choy, rapini, and napa cabbage. They belong to the Brassicaceae family, along with mustard, kale, collards, watercress, Brussels sprouts, arugula, radishes, cabbage, kohlrabi, broccoli, horseradish, and cauliflower. Wild forms of the hot turnip and its relatives the mustards and radishes are found over west Asia and Europe. There is evidence that turnips were domesticated before the 15th century BC; they were grown in India at this […]