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Featured Harvest of the Month
broccoli

The Harvest of the Month Featured Produce is

Broccoli


Reasons to eat broccoli

1/2 cup broccoli provides

  • an excellent source of vitamins C and K.
  • a good source of fiber.
  • a source of vitamin A.

 

Fun Facts

  • Broccoli has been around for over 2,000 years and has been grown in the United States for more than 200 years.
  • California is the #1 commercial producer of broccoli in the United States, producing more than 90% of the nation's crop.
  • Broccoli is available year-round in California.

 

Produce Tips

  • Look for broccoli with a firm stem and tight, compact florets that are dark green.
  • Rinse (don't soak) broccoli under cool water before serving.
  • Cook broccoli by steaming, microwaving or stir-frying. Boiling causes some of the vitamins and minerals to be lost.