Fresh Rhubarb

About the Produce

The World of Rhubarb

Discover the tangy and versatile flavor of rhubarb at Nelson Family Farms. Our locally grown rhubarb is available year round, making it a staple in any kitchen. Whether you’re a seasoned cook or just starting out, rhubarb is a must-try ingredient that will add a unique twist to your dishes.

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Nutritional Value

Nutritional Benefits of Rhubarb

Rhubarb is a low-calorie and nutrient-dense vegetable that is packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. It is a good source of fiber, vitamin C, and potassium, making it a healthy addition to any diet.
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Health Benefits

Health Benefits of Rhubarb

In addition to its nutritional value, rhubarb also offers numerous health benefits. It has anti-inflammatory properties, aids in digestion, and may even help lower cholesterol levels. Plus, its high antioxidant content can help boost your immune system.

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Seasonal Delight

While rhubarb is available year round, it is at its peak from May to October. This is the perfect time to enjoy its fresh and tangy flavor in pies, jams, and other delicious recipes. Don’t miss out on this seasonal delight!
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Varieties We Carry*

At Nelson Family Farms, we offer a variety of rhubarb that is hand-picked and carefully selected for its quality and taste. From the classic red stalks to vibrant green varieties and more, we have something for every taste and recipe.
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FAQs for
Despite its sweet taste and common use in desserts, rhubarb is actually a vegetable.
Rhubarb can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week. To keep it fresh, wrap the stalks in a damp paper towel and place them in a plastic bag.
While rhubarb can be eaten raw, it is often too tart for most people’s taste. It is best enjoyed cooked or baked in desserts.
Rhubarb is a versatile ingredient that can be used in a variety of dishes. Some popular ways to use it include in pies, jams, sauces, and even savory dishes like chutneys and marinades.
Rhubarb is generally safe for consumption, but it is not recommended for people with kidney disease or those taking certain medications. As always, consult with your doctor before making any changes to your diet.

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