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Cabbage

In Season — August 1 - November 3. Stores well and is available through to March 1

Eyking Farms grows two varieties of cabbage -- Bartolo and Lennox. Both are strains of green cabbage which is recognized as solid, compact and long-lasting with tightly packed, moist looking leaves. The Cabbage family, brassica oleracea, includes broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, kohlrabi, kale and collards. Cabbage is in the family of vegetables known as cruciferous, a name derived from their cross shaped flowers. Sturdy, abundant and inexpensive, cabbage has been a longstanding dietary staple throughout the world and is available all year round. Cabbage is a round shape with layers of leaves that vary in color.

Nutritional Facts

Eyking Farms grows two varieties of cabbage -- Bartolo and Lennox. Both are strains of green cabbage which is recognized as solid, compact and long-lasting with tightly packed, moist looking leaves. The Cabbage family, brassica oleracea, includes broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, kohlrabi, kale and collards. Cabbage is in the family of vegetables known as cruciferous, a name derived from their cross shaped flowers. Sturdy, abundant and inexpensive, cabbage has been a longstanding dietary staple throughout the world and is available all year round. Cabbage is a round shape with layers of leaves that vary in color.

How to eat

Cabbage is remarkably flexible: raw in salads and slaws, braised over low heat, quickly cooked in stir-fry’s. Cabbage is bright and crisp when raw and mellows and sweetens the longer it’s cooked.

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