Vegetables: Grow ’em, eat ’em

Wondering what to do with all those fresh veggies from your garden? North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s Grow It, Eat It series provides growing tips and cooking ideas for home gardeners interested in making the most of their gardens’ bounties.

The series is also handy for those who don’t garden but want information on selecting produce from the market and preparing it at home.

The brief online fact sheets cover variety selection, planting, nutrition information, preparation, and recommended recipes for the featured fruit or vegetable. Recently released fact sheets cover asparagus, collard greens and kale, and each features a list of the Top 10 ways to enjoy the vegetable.