Fresh Special Eggplant

About the Produce

The World of Special Eggplant

Discover the unique and delicious flavor of our Special Eggplant at Nelson Family Farms. Grown with care and harvested at the peak of freshness, our eggplants are a must-try for any food lover.

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Peak Season

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Year Round
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Nutritional Value

Nutritional Benefits

Eggplants are a great source of dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals. They are low in calories and fat, making them a healthy addition to any meal.
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Health Benefits

Health Benefits

Eggplants are known for their antioxidant properties, which can help protect against certain diseases. They also contain phytonutrients that may help lower cholesterol levels and improve heart health.

Peak Season

Seasonal Availability

While our Special Eggplant is available year round, it is at its peak from November to May. This is when you can expect the freshest and most flavorful eggplants from our farm.
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Varieties We Carry*

Choose from a variety of eggplant types including Dominican, Sicilian, Italian, Indian, Thai and more. Each variety offers its own distinct taste and texture, making it easy to find your new favorite.
*Subject to availability
FAQs for
Special Eggplant
Eggplants should be stored in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight. They can also be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week.
Eggplants can be prepared in a variety of ways, including grilling, roasting, or sautéing. They can also be used in dishes such as eggplant parmesan or ratatouille.
Eggplants are technically a fruit, as they contain seeds. However, they are often used as a vegetable in cooking.
It is not necessary to peel eggplants before cooking, as the skin is edible. However, if you prefer a smoother texture, you can peel them.
Yes, eggplants can be frozen for later use. Simply slice or cube them, blanch in boiling water for 4-5 minutes, then place in an airtight container or freezer bag.

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