Zucchini belongs to the Cucurbita family like the butternut squash pumpkin, and is a summer squash, it can be eaten raw or cooked.
Zucchini can be cooked in so many many ways, from stuffed zucchini to zucchini bread, and zucchini fries. We love the taste and textures you can create with this staple veggie. Try out some of our tasty recipes for this delicious nutritious vegetable.
Key Nutritional Facts
Phosphorus. Amount: 6.7 mg. Daily Value: 1%
Potassium. Amount: 41.2 mg. Daily Value: 1%
Folate. Amount: 3.6 mg. Daily Value: 1%
Vitamin A. Amount: 29.4 IU*. Daily Value: 1%
Vitamin K. Amount: 4.6 mcg. Daily Value: 6%
Vitamin C. Amount: 0.8 mg. Daily Value: 1%
* International Unit (IU) is an internationally accepted unit to be measure amounts of fat soluble vitamins, enzymes and hormones.
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Locally sourced produce deliver a sustainable solution to your need for nutrition, supporting your local growers and reducing your carbon footprint.
Straight from the garden to yoru plate, fresh food doesn't just taste better but organically and locally has up to 10 times more nutritional value by the time you consume your food. You may love travel, but produce does not, every day off the vine, out of the ground and in the refrigerator, produce loses valuable nutrients.
By shopping local you are investing in our community and providing jobs and income to local businesses and growers.
Organic produce tastes better, no pesticides and chemicals equal sweeter, better tasting fruit.