Vegetable Facts

Beets with green tops


Beets are a highly versatile vegetable

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Fresh broccoli is delicious raw or cooked.

group of green brussel sprouts

Brussel Sprouts 

Brussel Sprouts resemble small cabbages but are never eaten raw.

Cross section of a cabbage


Cabbage is a hardy vegetable that is available in various shades of green, as well as red or purple varieties

Bunch of 6 carrots with green tops


Carrots are a naturally sweet and make an ideal snack food.

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Cauliflower is most nutritious raw.

Green Bean Plant

Green Beans

Also referred to as snap beans, or string beans.

Pods of Peas


After shelling, peas can be eaten raw or cooked.

Head of spinach


Young, tender spinach leaves are delicious raw or cooked

Group of green, red and purple bell peppers

Sweet Bell Pepper

Peppers range from green, red yellow and even purple.

Images of tomatoes


One of the most popular vegetables in North America.

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