About the product
Any of several varieties of lettuce with leaves that branch from a single stalk in a loose bunch rather than forming a tight head.
This product traveled 1124 km to reach our warehouse.
Organic , GMO Free , Vegan/Dairy Free
Take off any bands holding it together, store in perforated bags in the crisper. Greens last longer wrapped in paper towels or a clean linen cloth in a perforated bag.
Preparation Tip: Wash and dry carefully, and don't tear, rip or cut up lettuce until just before serving to avoid losing nutrients and freshness.
Did you know... Lettuce can be cooked, especially romaine. It can be sautéed, braised, steamed or broiled.
Culinary Compatibility: Sesame seeds, roasted peppers, goat cheese, fresh herbs, various vinaigrettes and dressings: balsamic, lemon-Mayo, wine, or buttermilk dressing.
Health Information: Excellent source of folate and vitamins A, and C. Also contains calcium, iron potassium, and magnesium. Folate and iron help prevent and treat anemia, and folate is linked with good heart health and prevention of birth defects, and antioxidants are associated with lower rates of cancer, heart disease and cataracts.
About the vendor
Myers Organic Farms Inc.
Better Choice Organics is a co-op of three farms in the Fraser Valley. Friesen Farm and Fraserland Organics all share the same commitment to quality, and providing a wide variety of produce to choose from. One of the Better Choice farms is Myers Organic Farm. Bob and Marlene Myers started with less than one acre seven years ago, and are now growing on nearly 40 acres of certified organic land. "Our mission is to provide the consumer with healthy, fresh quality produce. To that end, we are constantly trying new varieties and keeping our soil balanced to bring you the best product." The Myers grow a variety of vegetables including lettuce, spinach, radishes, beets, parsley, chard, corn and carrots.