EverGood Farm


Carrots
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Nutrition:
Carrots are one of the most healing foods and provides the finest and highest quality of nutrients. It is an excellent source of pro-vitamin A, vitamins C, D, E, K, B1 and B6.
Also rich with biotin, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, organic sodium and some trace minerals.

Taste: 
A sweet vegetable. Carrots that are no longer than 6 inches tend to be sweeter.

Uses:
Carrots can be eaten raw on their own or with dips, boiled, stir fried or roasted for extra sweetness.

Substitutions:
Sweet potato or butternut squash can sometimes substitute.

Storage:
Immature and fresh-market carrots (which are usually immature) can be stored for four to six weeks if they are kept in an area with 32 F and 95 to 99 percent humidity. Mature carrots can be stored for four to five months or even longer if kept under similar conditions. Damaged carrots cannot be stored and should be used right away.

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