Grown Locally by Brian & Jenny Chapman - The Country Bunch - at Bugle Ranges. They have been growing for the Organic Market since its' inception - 1982. Superb growers of so many vegetable lines for us.
Spinach is an excellent source of antioxidants, it has four times the beta carotene of broccoli. High in lutein, nutrients in spinach help lower blood cholesterol. It also contains carbohydrates, protein, fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, iron and folic acid. For best nutritional value, eat raw or slightly cooked.
Spinach can be eaten fresh or cook and stands up well to heat, baking and sauteing. Use as a salad leaf or as a dark, leafy green. Pair with spring vegetables, citrus, berries, eggs, nuts, bacon, pasta, and fresh cheeses.
Flavour with Indian or Middle Eastern spices, creams, ginger, garlic, shallots, chiles and soy.
Spinach will keep, dry and refrigerated, for one to two weeks.