Broccoli is a great source of Vitamin C. It also a source of folate and vitamin E.


Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable and contains many phytochemicals with many health benefits. They can help lower the risk of certain types of cancer and lower the risk of heart disease.
Single stalk of fresh green broccoli
Look for firm slender stalks with compact green bud clusters. Avoid broccoli with loose yellowed buds.

Local BCfresh broccoli is available June through October.

Broccoli is extremely versatile. You can serve it raw with a dip; add it to other ingredients in a stir-fry; add it to a casserole; or make broccoli soup, quiche, or pie.
The leaves can also be cooked with broccoli or saved for soups or stocks.

Steamed, blanched, sautéed, stir-fried, roasted or microwaved.

  • Keep Broccoli refrigerated at 34°F (1°C) with relative humidity of 95%.
  • Cover to prevent dehydration, refrigerate unwashed for up to five days.

Recipes for Broccoli

Broccoli Cheese Dippers

Broccoli Cheese Dippers

Broccoli Cheese Dippers 1 small BCfresh broccoli crown (roughly chopped)1 tsp Italian seasoning1/4...

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