Carrots can also be found in purple, white, red or yellow. Carrots were the first vegetable to be canned commercially.
How to Select
Choose well-shaped, smooth, firm, crisp carrots with deep color and fresh, green tops. Avoid soft, wilted or split carrots.
How to Store
Refrigerate in a plastic bag with some air holes. Can last 4-5 months if packed in moist sand & stored in cold root cellar at 32-40 degrees.
How to Prepare
Rinse with cold water. Trim off tops and bottoms. Peel. To eat raw add to salads or have as snack with dip. Carrots can be steamed, microwaved or boiled until tender.