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Coming Soon – Local produce is on the way

Spring is in the air and a number of local (and close to local) veggies are about to arrive on your local grocery stores’ shelves.

Rhubarb Banner

Rhubarb – grown in the Fraser Valley, look for bright red stalks that are firm.  Great when stewed on it’s own or mixed with Strawberries for a classic sweet tart combination!

Nutritional Information – 1 serving = 92 g (175 mL)
  • Source of Vitamin C (12% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of potassium (265 mg per serving)
  • Sodium free (4 mg per serving)
  • Fat-free (0.2 g per serving)

BCfresh Asparagus

Asparagus – fresh from our growers in Washington State, look for fresh, crisp, bright green spears with tightly closed tips.

Nutritional Information – 1 serving = 100 g (5 spears)
  • Very high in folacin (58% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of Vitamin A (6% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of Vitamin C (22% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of dietary fibre (2.0 g per serving)
  • Source of potassium (273 mg per serving)
  • Source of iron (6% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Sodium free (2 mg per serving)
  • Fat-free (0.2 g per serving)

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