Cosmic Purple Carrots

Quick Facts:

Cosmic Purple carrots are sweet and crunchy, They have a dark purple skin, and a light yellow/ orange core. They make a colorful additon to any raw salad, and are delicious when roasted.

Availability: July

Sale Quantity: By the pound

Uses: Raw or roasted, steamed or grilled.

Grown in: Field

Grown by: Student Vegetable Field

Preparation and Storage: Remove tops, wash carrots thoroughly and store in an air-tight container with fresh water and keep in the fridge. Replace the water every few days. Be sure to store carrots away from apples and other fruits that produce ethelyne (ripening gas) as this will cause the carrots to become bitter.

Long term storage: Carrots can be blanched in boiling water for 5 minutes, before storing them in zip-lock bags in the freezer.