Beets, Touchstone Gold
Beets are not usually available until April. Grown for their roots, beets are a great source of vitamins and nutrients without a lot of calories. They been shown to improve blood pressure as well as fight inflammation and help with digestion. Famous for their 'earthy' scent, beets contain geosmim which is also responsible for small of the forest floor after a rainfall. These sweet, bright yellow beets are worth their weight in gold! They hold their color even during cooking and more than most beets do well in warm summers. Eat the roots when mature or enjoy the baby leaves.