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freakfreeloader freakfreeloader
Edmonton AB
Sun, Sep 25, 2011 09:09
Colors in my vegetables
My wife and I went to the farmers market it was great but why are are vegetables having so many colors. The muti carrots and potatoes ok I'm getting use to but broccoli red and yellow. I didn't buy any maybe next time. How are they doing this and do you think it ok.

Malibutan Malibutan
Mon, Sep 26, 2011 11:09
Local Produce
The veggies & fruit are so good!! & it's nice to buy from local growers. This time of year there is no reason to be purchasing produce from a different country or come on everyone, go out and support your local farmers!!

jaydub75 jaydub75
Mon, Sep 26, 2011 18:09
Colors of veggies.
Sometimes I think what happens is the people who have those stands infuse different types and colors of other veggies that turn them those colors. I watched on tv last year where a potato farms was basically inventing new types of potatoes by infusing diferent type together. So anything is suppose in the words of Kevin Garnet after the Celtics won it all in 08'

8191 8191
Tue, Sep 27, 2011 06:09
farmers market
Both healthy and supporting the local economy?
Remember, colors are a good way to help keep a balanced diet.

Malibutan Malibutan
Sat, Dec 17, 2011 08:12
Farmers Market
Better go to the farmers market saturday, maybe the last chance before Christmas.

LotsaLbs2Lose LotsaLbs2Lose
Thu, Dec 22, 2011 12:12
I must lead a sheltered life, I have never seen RED broccoli. I would make red and green broccoli for Christmas, if I had access to some. Bummer. We support our local farmers market, but have yet to see anything more exotic than a purple potato or yellow tomato.

Malibutan Malibutan
Sat, Apr 14, 2012 09:04
The latest I saw was cherry tomatoes they were red, yellow, and orange. They were delicious and sweet.

LotsaLbs2Lose LotsaLbs2Lose
Mon, Apr 16, 2012 10:04
Love the local Farmer's Market-non-starchy veggies
I grow many veggies, and for weight loss, NON-starchy ones are supposed to be best:
green beans (fresh not canned)
bel pepper
collard and mustard greens
brussel sprouts

I am growing-green pole beans, bell peppers, zucchini and squash.

1144 1144
Desert Hot Springs CA
Mon, Apr 16, 2012 14:04
Eat The Rainbow
Just saw a segment on Dr. Oz about eating all colors of veggis and fruits.

Malibutan Malibutan
Mon, Apr 23, 2012 11:04
A serving of vegetables equals 1 cup raw or 1/2 cup of cooked. Eat at least 6 servings per day.

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