Squash

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Pamper'd Farms Squash

Van Groningen & Sons, Inc. harvest the seasonal winter squash variety from August to October and carries inventory throughout the winter months.  From Spaghetti to Butternut, we offer a variety of Winter squash. It's versatility and delicious taste make it a seasonal favorite! Each of squash is hand picked and handled with extreme care to ensure that our squash hits your plate in only the most Pamper'd condition.

Squash- The Facts

Not only does winter squash make a delicious seasonal treat, it's also good for you! Generally the richer the color of the vegetable, the richer the nutrients! Winter squash is packed with nutrients that are essential for our bodies. It is a good source of Vitamin B1, Vitamin C, Folic acid, Pantothetic acid, fiber, and potassium. Plus it is a good source of Vitamin B6 and niacin.

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2020 Product Catalog

Squash

  • Winter Squash comes in many different varieties - Acorn, Butternut, Spaghetti, Banana, Kabocha, Calabaza de Castilla, etc.

  • Although considered a vegetable in cooking, squash is actually a fruit

  • Winter varieties provide more beta carotene after storage than when it is fresh from the vine

  • Generally the smaller the squash, the better the flavor

  • Many parts of the squash plant, besides its flesh, are edible including the seeds, leaves, tendrils, shoots and flowers.