Arugula is a spicy lettuce green that can be eaten on its own or added to salad mixes for that extra oomph. It's great with eggs! Store in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.
Our salad mix is a mix of red oak, flashy trout, and tango lettuce. The perforated bags they come in are perfect for storing. All of our bagged greens have been triple washed. One of the best things about salad is how different you can make it taste with a new salad dressing,
Broccoli rabe, or rapini, is a member of the Brassicaceae family. The plant has many spiked leaves and a bud that resembles broccoli, which sometimes has small, yellow flowers that are also edible. The taste is often described as nutty and bitter. Store in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.
Cut off leaves to keep roots from drying out. Store greens and roots separately in plastic bags in the refrigerator.
Store bok choy in a plastic bag in your refrigerator. Slice lengthwise for grilling or cut off the base to release the individual stems.
Green Garlic is garlic that hasn't fully matured and is milder in flavor. Store in a plastic bag in the fridge. You can use both the bulb & the stalk. It can be eaten raw or quickly sautéed.
Chard is best served cooked. You can consume both the stem and the leaves. Store in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.
There are many types of kale, here at Harlequin we primarily grow Green, Red, & Black. Kale stems should be removed before eating and if consumed raw, you may want to massage the leaves with olive oil, especially later in the season. Store in a plastic bag in the refrigerator. You may need two bags if the kale is extra tall.
Always cut tops off of root bunches to keep the roots from drying out. Store roots in perforated plastic bag in the refrigerator.
Tatsoi can be used the in the same way spinach can--raw in a salad or sautéed. Store in a plastic bag in your crisper.
Basil doesn't like to get to cold or wet. We find it best to be stored at a cool room temperature(make sure its not in direct sunlight). You can keep it in the bag it came in and wash right before you use it.