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Colorado Berries

Did you know? Commercial strawberries are picked, sorted, and packed in the field. They are cooled to 34°F and loaded onto refrigerated trucks. The average strawberry reaches the consumer within 24-36 hours of harvest! That’s berry fast! Considering their small size, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, and strawberries pack an astonishing amount of […]

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Colorado Beets

Beets (Beta vulgaris) are root vegetables with edible roots and leafy tops. Attached to the beet’s green leaves is a round or oblong root, the part most people think of when they hear the word “beet.” Beets belong to the same plant family as Swiss chard and amaranth, and their edible […]

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Squash

Locally grown squash is a great healthy addition to meals and can be found in an assortment of shapes and varieties in Colorado during the months of mid-July through December. Try using the following tips listed below for selecting, storing, and exploring new ways to enjoy squash in your next […]