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Vegetables

We grow a wide range of different vegetables throughout spring, summer and fall. This can vary from year to year depending on market demands and weather here in Manitoba.

Below is a list of the vegetables we currently grow or have grown in the past.

Vegetables

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Health Benefits

Beans
Beans (snap)


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Vitamin A, C, K, fiber.


Beets
Beets

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Calcium, Magnesium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, manganese, folic acid, vitamin C. Great intestinal cleanser. Eliminates kidney stones. Good blood builder


Broccoli
Broccoli

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Calcium, Magnesium, phosphorus, vitamin B3, B5, C,  beta carotene, folic acid. Anti-cancer, antioxidant, intestinal cleaner, fibre, antibiotic, antiviral, stimulates liver. A perfect food.


Carrots
Carrots

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Calcium, Magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, beta-carotene. Excellent detoxifier, great food for health of the liver & digestive tract. Help with kidney function and kill bacteria and viruses. 

Cauliflower
Cauliflower

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Calcium, Magnesium, folic acid, potassium, boron, beta-carotene, vitamin C. Helps to purify the blood. Anti-cancer and antioxidant.

Cucumber
Cucumber

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Potassium, beta-carotene. Diuretic, laxative. Helps prevents kidney and bladder stones. Helps digestion and regulates blood pressure.

Dill
Dill

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Calcium, vitamin C. Helps with digestion. Antioxidant.

Eggplant
Eggplant

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Calcium, phosphorus, beta-carotene, folic acid. Cleans blood and protects arteries damaged by cholesterol.


Garlic
Garlic

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Calcium, phosphorus, potassium, vitamin C. Antibacterial, antiseptic, antiviral, decongestant. Lowers cholesterol. Nature's own antibiotic. A perfect food.

Gourds
Gourds

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Kale
Kale

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Beta-carotene, vitamin C, iron, manganese, calcium, potassium. A superfood packed with nutrients and antioxidants.


Leeks
Leeks

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Calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, beta-carotene, folic acid, quercetin. Antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, antibiotic. Detoxifying. 


Lettuce
Lettuce

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Beta-carotene, magnesium, potassium, folic acid. Anti-spasmodic. Contains silicon, which supports bones, joints, arteries and connective tissue.


Melons
Melons

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Calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, vitamin C, beta-carotene. Excellent cleanser and rehydrator. Should be eaten on its own for maximum benefit.


Okra
Okra

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Calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, ,  folic acid, vitamin B3, potassium, beta-carotene. Soothing to the intestinal tract. Beneficial for IBS, bloating and gas.


Green Onions
Onions (green)

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Calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, beta-carotene, folic acid, quercetin. Antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, antibiotic. Reduces spasms in asthma. Detoxifying. Removes heavy metals and parasites.


Onions
Onions

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Calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, beta-carotene, folic acid, quercetin. Antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, antibiotic. Reduces spasms in asthma. Detoxifying. Removes heavy metals and parasites.


Peas
Peas (snap)

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Calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, B Vitamines, folic acid, potassium, zinc, iron. Good source of vegetable protein. Tone the stomach and aid liver function.


Peppers
Peppers

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Potassium, beta-carotene, folic acid, vitamin B & C. Antibacterial, stimulant. Normalizes blood pressure, improves circulatory system, boosts saliva and stomach acid.

Potatoes
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Potassium, vitamin B3, folic acid, vitamin C. Potato juice is very cleansing, benefiting the liver and muscles, and providing energy.


Potatoes
Potatoes

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Potassium, vitamin B3, folic acid, vitamin C. Potato juice is very cleansing, benefiting the liver and muscles, and providing energy.


Pumpkin
Pumpkin

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Radish
Radish

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Calcium, magnesium,potassium, phosphorus, beta-carotene, folic acid, vitamin C. Clear sinuses and sore throats. Aids in digestion, particularly when eaten with starches.

Rhubarb
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Body cleanser. Laxative.


Spinach
Spinach

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Beta-carotene, folic acid, potassium, iron, vitamin C, calcium, magnesium. Anti-cancer. Regulates blood pressure. Boosts the immune system. Supports bone health. A perfect food.


Squash
Squash

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Sweet Corn
Sweet Corn

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Iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, vitamin B3. Excellent food for brain and nervous system. Good for eczema. Anti-cancer food. Rich source of essential fats.


Swiss Chard
Swiss Chard

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In the beet family. Is a great intestinal cleanser. Eliminates kidney stones. Good blood builder.

Tomatoes
Tomato

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Calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, beta-carotene, phosphorus, folic acid and vitamin C. Contains over 90% water. Antiseptic, alkaline.


Zucchini
Zucchini

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Vegetable Transplants

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