Peppers

Peppers

We Grow:

  • We grow several varieties of sweet peppers including Italian frying peppers and bell peppers. We also grow several types of hot peppers including jalapenos, poblanos, and Korean Hot peppers.

Recipes

Storage Tips

Store unwashed peppers in a dry plastic bag in the refrigerator.  Halve sweet peppers remove the core and seeds, and slice into julienne strips or small 1/4" chunks. Pack them into a freezer bag, squeeze out the air and throw them in the freezer.

Nutritional Information

Peppers are a good source of Thiamin, Niacin, Folate, Magnesium and Copper, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Potassium and Manganese.

Fun facts

  • Peppers are actually fruits which are produced from a flowering plant and contain seeds, though, most people think of them as vegetables.
  • Bell pepper is an excellent source of vitamin C at 117 milligrams per cup. That’s more than twice the amount of vitamin C found in a typical orange.
  • Traditional Chinise Medicine uses bell peppers as a natural treatment for certain medical conditions relating to digestive issues and blood circulation such as indigestion, loss of appetite, swelling frostbite and stagnation.