Archive for the ‘Vegetable Farms’ Category
A hundred years ago [in the U.S.] this scene was not strange. Farmers came with their baskets full of orange and juicy peaches, ripe strawberries and blackberries boxes and colorful, and aromatic vegetables baskets loaded and placed in the town’s market stalls. Customers came to the market to buy food for the week to come, haggled prices and exchanged information on the day’s news. Read the rest of this entry »
The preparation and maintenance of soil
Producers of fruits and vegetables provide great care to work the land. Vegetable crops require work in several phases: plowing, refining the earth to facilitate good seed, and the contribution of organic material (manure, straw, grape marc …) minerals (limestone, for example) or fertilizer to nourish the earth.
For fruit trees (perennial), producers are particularly attentive to the size of trees, picking fruit, and to a lesser extent, maintenance ground. By cons, for non-perennial plants such as strawberry, soil preparation is essential.
Depending on weather conditions and exposure of the land, plantations are sprayed or spray (in rain) or drip drip on the floor (thereby limiting illnesses and saves water). Read the rest of this entry »
A successful garden is often respect some simple rules: sowing or planting at the right time, neither too early, nor too late to use varieties adapted to the season and method of cultivation (under cover or in open ground) . Allow sufficient space between the feet and the rows to reduce the risk of disease spread and to facilitate harvest. Read the rest of this entry »
We work closely with our suppliers to offer the best vegetables and fruits best every day. We offer a wide variety, befitting the season. We give preference to national products – for the benefit of the product could be as cool as possible and can be harvested at the right point of ripeness. Obviously we could not have also the fruit more “exotic” that is already part of our day-to-day life, as kiwi, mango, avocado, etc.., But always and only certified organic, and even in these cases where National when possible. Read the rest of this entry »
Fruits and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet and an important source of vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. Make sure you take the necessary precautions when handling and preparing fruits and vegetables. They can be a source of foodborne illness because they have been grown in a natural environment in which they may have been exposed to bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms and are often eaten raw .
Handle products carefully
Farms and food markets are doing everything to ensure the safety of their products, but there are also steps you should follow to prevent foodborne illness. Read the rest of this entry »