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Explore this colorful root vegetable


How to select

Choose well-shaped, smooth, firm, crisp carrots with deep color and fresh, green tops. Avoid soft, wilted, or split carrots.

How to store

Refrigerate carrots in plastic bag with tops removed up to 2 weeks.

Peak season

Peak season: spring, summer, fall, and winter






How to use

  • Dip raw carrots in hummus, peanut butter, or cottage cheese.
  • Add to your favorite soups, slow cooker or casserole recipes.
  • A great mobile snack and perfect for a quick snack at home. 
  • Top your favorite salad with sliced or grated carrots 
  • Sauté carrots with a sweet glaze.

Did you know...

  • Carrots are not always orange and can be found in purple, white, red or yellow.
  • European ladies would wear lacy carrot flowers in their hair in the 15th Century.
  • California grows the most carrots in the United States.
  • Carrots are a type of root vegetable. The edible portion of the plant is grown underground.
  • Carrots were the first vegetable to be canned commercially.

How to Cut a Carrot

How to Cut a Carrot

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