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Colorado Carrots

Did you know? Carrots were the first vegetable to be commercially canned. The Guinness World record for the heaviest carrot weighed in at 20 lb, and the record for the longest carrot is over 19 feet! Some carrot varieties can remain in the soil all winter–a plus in Colorado where […]

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Colorado Cantaloupe

Seasonality Colorado grown cantaloupes are available August through October and cantaloupes are sold in many grocery stores year round. Is it okay for me to eat a cantaloupe that looks ‘blemished’ on the outside? This blemish is most likely the ‘ground spot,’ or where the melon rested on the ground […]

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Colorado Broccoli

Broccoli has been cultivated for 2,000 years and may have evolved from wild cabbage on the continent of Europe. Broccoli is a cool season vegetable crop that can yield over an extended period of time if properly grown and harvested. Like most fresh produce from the Brassicaceae family, broccoli florets […]