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Down & Dirty

Down & Dirty: Turnips and Rutabagas

By • February 8, 2013 • 6 Comments


We'll be focusing on more glamorous cold-weather produce in the coming weeks -- citrus, anyone? -- but today it's all about winter's root vegetable workhorses. Turnips and rutabagas are both in the brassica family (along with broccoli and cauliflower, brussels sprouts, cabbage, and more) and are as hardy as root vegetables can be -- although telling them apart can be tricky!

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Aw Snaps: Great Road Farm

By • September 21, 2012 • 0 Comments



Every week our friends at Real Time Farms feature the top photos of farms, food artisans, and farmers markets shared on their site.

Farmer Steven Tomlinson cradles an armfull of freshly dug turnips on his farm in Skillman, New Jersey.  Also an independent artist and designer, Tomlinson describes the photo as, "...trying to cature the human element in food production. It is important for people to know how much work is involved in small scale agriculture. So, when selling a bunch of turnips for $3.50 at the market, that is actually a bargain for fresh local food. Food needs to be valued more evenly."  Click here to see more, and then add a photo of your own - you might be featured here next week!



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