Meet Your Produce: Rosemary

By Brittany Arthur Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) A perennial herb that is commonly used in a culinary setting, for fragrance or garden ornamentals. Rosemary grows in woody stalks with needle-like leaves with flowers that are typically white, pink, blue or purple. The plant favors warm climates but can survive in cool areas. It can survive for … Continue reading Meet Your Produce: Rosemary

Meet Your Produce: Cucumber

By Brittany Arthur Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) A plant in the gourd family that grows in a typically cylindrical shape that is elongated and rounds off at the ends. The fruit has a tough outer rind with a softer interior and are usually more than 90% water. The fruit grows from vines that spiral and creep … Continue reading Meet Your Produce: Cucumber

Meet Your Produce: Thyme

Thyme  (Thymus vulgaris)  A common garden herb used in many different styles of cuisine, thyme is a perennial shrub native to the Mediterranean climate with tiny green leaves and an unmistakable scent. The herb's use stretches into antiquity, with both the Greeks and Egyptians having recorded different applications, both medicinally and culturally. The Greeks thought … Continue reading Meet Your Produce: Thyme