Radishes are among the first spring vegetables, and can produce a harvest in 3 to 4 weeks from seeding. Radish (Raphanus sativus) is a cool season vegetable that has been cultivated in many parts of the world for centuries. Domestic radish is believed to have originated from wild relatives in both Europe and Asia, and […]
Spinach is a well-known and loved nutritious green. Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is a member of the Amaranthaceae family, the plant family that includes beet and chard. Spinach is believed to have originated in ancient Persia, after which it spread to China and other parts of Asia through trade. Spinach can be used raw or cooked, […]
We’re at the Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Here’s what we’re highlighting for the month of May. Yes, it’s time for delicious, tender and sweet baby carrots and baby beets! Hope to see you at the market!
The greenhouses are alive with plants! The radishes, beets and carrots in greenhouse 1 are growing happily and the carrots are now at market. The baby beets are ready, and will be available for several weeks. We have new crops of radishes growing and they will be available for several more weeks. Green onions will […]
Radish (Raphanus raphanistrum) is a root and leafy vegetable in the Brassica family. Radishes are grown all over the world and there are numerous varieties. They germinate quickly and some varieties are ready to harvest in 3-4 weeks, while others like the daikon radish take several months to mature. At Sunrise Gardens radishes are proof […]
Our two greenhouses are at capacity and are full of activity, April 22 was the first week we brought fresh radishes to Old Strathcona Farmer’s Market. We have radishes, carrots and beets growing in one greenhouse. While our new greenhouse, cleverly called greenhouse #2, is growing a host of greens for our salad mix. […]