Fruits and Vegetables
Appearance: Carrots are long root vegetables that taper at one end. They are a crunchy, sweet vegetable and are usually orange but can also come in yellow and purple.
Look for: Firm, clean, bright carrots that are well shaped. If tops are attached, they should be bright green.
How to Prepare: Trim root and stem ends. Rinse. Scrub or peel. Leave whole, shred or cut into coins or sticks.
How to Store: Cover, refrigerate unwashed carrots for up to 2-3 weeks.
Fun Fact: California produces over 85% of all carrots grown in the United States.
Nutrition Fact: Carrots are rich in vitamin A, which supports our vision and immune system.