Meet Your Produce: Lavender

By Brittany Arthur Lavender (Lavandula) A herbaceous perennial that is one of the 39 known species of flowering plants in the mint family. Lavender is commonly used as an ornamental plant for landscape use as well as for culinary purposes and essential oil. Lavandula blooms blue, violet, or lilac flowers and varies in leaf shape … Continue reading Meet Your Produce: Lavender

Meet Your Produce: Ginger

By Brittany Arthur Ginger (Zingiber officinale) A herbaceous perennial that originated in a tropical rainforest in Southern Asia. Ginger is most commonly used as a kitchen spice, but is occasionally useful for medicinal purposes. In a culinary setting, ginger is used to add a subtle seasoning to dishes or be made into candy and beverages. … Continue reading Meet Your Produce: Ginger