They are luciously bright red, triangular, sweet, considered by some to be an aphrodisiac, and seductively fragrent. Ladys and gentlemen, I give you…the strawberry.
A new product at the Farm on Fishmarket, strawberries have been cultivated for thousands of years, in many different societies. Because of their quick growth, and popularity, many in the scientific society have studied them.
In a week or two, if you need some, you can conveniently come to us and get some strawberry goodness. In the beginning you would have needed to journey to South America, some secluded area of the east coast, or southeastern Europe to get some.
Besides being pretty, and yummy, strawberries, and other fruits are important to the human diet. They are a great source of phyto chemicals, which we discussed in microgreens, these are antioxidants. Strawberries have a great one called elagic acid that could help lower cancer risk.
Fruits have fiber to keep you regular and pectin to help your cholesterol. In addition to fiber and protein, strawberries and other fruits have a lot of vitamins such as, vitamin A, C (more than an orange in the right quantity), B6, folates (biological gold, see microgreens), and minerals like potassium, magnesium, copper and iron.
So, if your planning a scumptious dessert like strawberry shortcake, or fruit salad, with friends or family, or a romantic evening with a certain someone, come grab you some delicious strawberries from us, The Farm On Fishmarket.