Snow Farm

Organic Chard, Swiss - Local/BC

Product code: PR100077LCO
$4.29
for 1 Bunch
Organic Organic Vegan/Dairy Free Vegan/Dairy Free GMO Free GMO Free
About the product
Chard is the green part of a certain variety of beet. Remove the leaf from the stock and add to stir fries, stews or steam and eat on its own with a squeeze of lemon. Chard is high in vitamins C and A and magnesium, iron and potassium.
This product traveled 128 km to reach our warehouse.
Features: Organic , GMO Free , Vegan/Dairy Free
General information
Storage Tip: Store in a perforated bag in the refrigerator. It lasts only a few days so eat as soon as possible.

Preparation Tip: Separate the stems and leaves before cooking - you can use them both, but stems take longer to cook. The stem can be peeled if stringy, and leaves can be chopped or cooked whole for stuffing and wrapping. Can be used like spinach.

Culinary Compatibility: Golden raisins, pine nuts, Reggiano Parmesan cheese, basil, parsley, cilantro, oregano, sage and rosemary.

Health Information: Excellent source of beta-carotene, high in potassium, good source of vitamin C. Source of antioxidants, phytochemicals that help reduce risk of cancer, heart disease, strokes and cataracts. Those with gout, kidney stones or rheumatism shouldn't consume large amounts of chard due to the prevalence of oxalic acid.
About the vendor
Snow Farm Snow Farm
Surrey, BC
"I believe we have the largest celery farm, including the non-organic farms, in all of BC," says Susan Snow. The Snow family has been producing over 85 different organic vegetables for 9 years. They have a unique arrangement with the Municipality of Delta and the Delta Wildlife Trust to lease 60 acres of prime farmland with the proviso that the land is farmed organically. The Snows also grow rotational crops (parsley instead of potatoes, for instance) within neighboring organic farms. The 40 acres farmed this way provides a cleansing break for pests and diseases and gives the Snows more room to farm.

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Please note:
This frozen product may be packed with dry ice. Please do not touch the dry ice, and keep away from kids and pets.