About the product
Peppery, bitter and aromatic, arugula makes a lively addition to salads, soups and sautéed vegetable dishes. It's a also rich source of iron as well as Vitamins A and C.
This product traveled 273 km to reach our warehouse.
Organic , Vegan/Dairy Free
Keep roots attached until ready to use. Arugula prefers dry conditions, so wrap it in a paper towel or dry cloth and place it in plastic in your crisper. Moisture causes rapid deterioration.
Preparation Tip: Arugula can be sandy, so it's best to wash it several times. Commonly used as an herb, in salads or lightly steamed for those who enjoy a milder taste.
Did you know... Arugula flowers are edible.
The pungent flavor of arugula is due to its high content of sulfur-containing compounds known as glucosinolates, which hold detoxifying properties and may be beneficial in the prevention of certain types of cancer.
Culinary Compatibility: Pairs well with walnuts, hazelnuts, and their oils.
Great in salads containing oranges, avocados, tomatoes, pine nuts, fresh figs, berries, grilled onions; pairs well with red wine, sherry or balsamic dressing.
Goes well with goat cheese, Gruyere, and Parmigiano-Reggiano.
Use it in omelettes, grilled cheese and BLT sandwiches, or add fresh leaves to a just-cooked pizza.
Health Information: Arugula is a nutrient-rich leafy green providing vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, calcium, magnesium, riboflavin, copper, iron, zinc, folate and potassium.
About the vendor
Green Dirt Farm
The Wolfe family farm is planted in the midst of the wild and rugged region that is Lillooet. This is where Immian was raised and has deep roots, and it is where he and Kymbrelee want to raise their herd of little ones so they too can learn to appreciate the awesomeness of SuperNatural British Columbia.
At the Wolfe family farm their Certified Organic, veganically grown garlic flourishes over the mild winters and hot summer months and where their fresh salad greens now grow - fresh from their farm to your plate.
Green Dirt Farm is Certified Organic by PACS. This means that they follow the carefully laid out guidelines for organic growing as outlined in the COR (Canada Organic Regime). In addition they have chosen to grow Veganically - meaning they do not use manures, blood meal, bone meal or any other animal based input on your food. They use only plant based fertilizers, avoiding the hormones, antibiotics, heavy metals & other undesirables that can sneak into your body through the back door of growing practices.