Tuscan Kale (Lacinato)
CSA Pickup Only
Ordering online will place you in our CSA (community supported agriculture) drop and have your organic vegetables harvested and dropped fresh every Saturday after 12pm. We'll keep them in the cooler till you pickup. You will receive store credit for any unavailable crop. Thank you for supporting these exceptional organic farmers!
Also known as Lacinato or Dinosaur Kale. This increadible Italian heirloom kale dates back to the 18th century with exceptional health and culinary benefits.
Unlike some other types of kale, lacinato is tender, which makes it ideal to chop into a raw in salads. You can also prepare leaves steamed, sautéed, roasted. Its classic fall flavor pairs exceptionally well with garlic, onions, peppers, chickpeas, sausage, chicken, squash, and apples to produce a dish that is satisfying and nutrient dense but not heavy.
Kale is a super food that is well known for balancing cholesterol, fighting cancer, and decreasing inflammation. Out of the 8 most popular kales, the tuscan kale has been identified to have the highest levels of carotenoid compounds, including neoxanthin, lutein, and beta carotene, all of which have significant antioxidant activity and significant in Zinc and Magnesium lacking in most American diets.
About the Farmers:
Raised by Farmer Ray and Ashley Tyler who embraced organic vegetable farming after their daughter was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. Their dramatic lifestyle change and hard work not only saved their daughters life but blessed the lives of thousands who find delight and healing in their bounty.