Fresh Fruit and Vegetables

Holypine farm offers you locally grown, fresh agricultural produce, on the moshav in Beit-Yitzhak. Our special selection of seasonal fruits and vegetable, organic and exotic produce connects the regions residents directly with local growers and makes it easy to enjoy delicious fruits, veggies and seasonal delicacies.

On our farm in Beit-Yitzhak you will get a chance to meet us, the farmers. We produce fresh, healthy and exotic fruits and vegetables, all year-round. Experience again, your connection to the earth, nature and the moshav, in a personal atmosphere.

Your great purchasing experience is special. First, it is farm fresh produce. Second, it is locally grown. Third, you purchase directly from and speak directly with the grower. Also, you will not be dealing with middle men or third parties in the marketing chain.

As a farmer, I find myself each morning, exhilarated by the calm and beauty that I encounter amongst the plots of pineapple and dragon fruit plants, the fruit trees and leafy patches on the farm. Ever since my childhood I felt an almost magical power in the soil. We are a third generation farmers. I grew up on the farm in Beit-Yitzhak and today as I grow the crops around me, I get a sense of pleasure from the fact that my family and friends enjoy this fresh natural bounty.

We believe in working with nature. That is why we employ many of the agricultural husbandry principals of sustainable agriculture. We constantly try to balance our economic, health and future needs with those of the natural environment.

That is why we are offering you a wide variety of farm produce:
Fresh, exotic fruit such as pineapple and citrus fruit freshly picked off the citrus trees and plant beds of the farm. You can get to know us and how your food is grown on our farm. for a healthier and more environmentally healthy future.

FRUITS

  • Grapefruit

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    Grapefruit (Citrus × paradise) is citrus fruit.  Grapefruits are juicy and healthy.  Grapefruit trees are beautiful and rich and can grow to a height of 6 meters. The fruit itself is yellow or pink (depending on the variety).  Grapefruits add to the abundance of flavors among citrus fruits in the winter time.

    Price per Kg.

  • Avocado

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    Avocado (Persea Americana) is well known is Israel.  Avocado trees grow to a hight of up to 15 meters.  This is a subtropical fruit tree and many avocado varieties are grown.  Avocado fruit is used by the cosmetics industry for its skin beneficial qualities.

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  • Passion Fruit

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    Passion fruit (Passiflora edulis)  is an exotic popular fruit, that grows on a vine.  It tastes sweet and sour and has several healthy attributes.  Passion fruit is rich in vitamins A, C and has nutritional fiber as well.  Passion fruit vines are green all year around and give fruit twice a year.  They are great in shakes, ice-cream and juice.

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  • Grapes

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    Grapes (Vitis vinifera) grow on grape vines.  Grapes are  come in many tastes, shapes, colors, and uses.  Many grapes are grown specifically for processing into wine.  Several varieties of grape vines are grown for what are known as table grapes, to be consumed fresh.  Some grapes are seedless and some have seeds in them.  The grapes sold to you at Holypine fruit and vegetable stands are table grapes and are farm fresh.

  • Raspberries

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    Raspberries (Rubus)  are small berries, grown on perennial shrubs.  Usually raspberries grow in temperate climate areas and need a minimum amount of cold during the winter months in order to flower.  Raspberries taste sweet to sour and are great additions to fruit salads, cakes or jams.  Besides their great look and flavor, raspberries are very healthy for you.  They are rich in vitamins and anti-oxidants.

    Price per package.

  • Pomelo

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    Sweetie (Citrus paradisi x Citrus maxima) citrus is smaller than pomelo and larger than grapefruit.  It has a pleasant  taste and has won great popularity all over the world.  Like all citrus fruit, sweetie contains many vitamis and fibers.  These beautiful citrus fruits are great in fruit salads and as a standalone snack.

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  • Feijoa

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    Feijoa (Feijoa sellowiana)  is a small green fruit that grows on a type of bush.  The fruit is tasty and contains vitamin C.  feijoa fruit is green on the outside and remains that way even when it is ripe.  Ripe feijoa is somewhat softer than unripe fruit.  The fruit can be used in healthy smoothies or eaten fresh.

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  • Loquat

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    Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) or Japanese medlar is an evergreen fruit tree.  The loquat fruit is roundish and sweet to sour.  It has a short season.  From late April through may.  Loquat have carotenoids, vitamins and immune system strengthening compounds.  

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  • Apricot

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    Apricots (Prunus armeniaca) are one of the most popular summer fruits.  Apricots grow on deciduous trees.  Aside from its sweet special taste and low calorie content, it is also rich in vitamins and important minerals.  Apricots’ season is from mid May through the end of July.

    Apricots are great fresh, eaten whole or cut, baked, preserved or made in to jam.

    Price per Kg.

  • Coconut

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    Coconut (Cocos nucifera) is a palm tree.  It can grow to a height of 30 meters.  The fruit is very healthy for you.   Coconut is used both fresh and for baking and special beverages.  Even though coconuts are popular in Israel, they are not grown locally (the local climate precludes them).

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  • Persimmon

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    Persimmon (Diospyros kaki) is a seasonal fruit tree belonging to the deciduous tree family (Ebenaceae family.  it loses its leaves in winter).  Persimmon trees are not large and the fruit is orange colored.  Most of the crop is exported and is considered a very high quality fruit.  Many persimmon varieties exist.  Often, post harvest treatment of the fruit includes a process to help the fruit mature and allow its great taste to come to the fore.

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  • Mulberry

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    Mulberry (Morus) is a tall berry bearing tree.  The berries are usually small, delicate and sweet.  There are several varieties of mulberries; Long mulberries, white mulberries, red mulberries and black mulberries to name just a few.   Their season is dependent on the variety and local.  These berries are not only tasty, but very healthy for you.  They are filled with antioxidants and vitamins, although they do not last long after being picked.

  • Strawberries

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    Strawberries (Fragaria) are very popular.  The red sweet berries are sought after during winter, spring and increasingly they have made appearances during the summer as well.  Different varieties of strawberries have different shapes, tastes and shelf lives. This is one of the most known additions to deserts. 

    Price per 2 packages.

  • Bananas

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    Bananas ( Musa acuminata) are an eddible fruit.  This sweet and very popular fruit is used mainly for desserts.  Bananas are very healthy as well. They are rich in fiber, important minerals and vitamins but are low fat.  Bananas have been popular for many years all over the world.  Although bananas can be consumed fresh, they are also used in reciepes of cakes, fruit salads and cooking and frying.  Holypine brings you fresh, healthy, beautifull and ripe bananas.

  • Cherries

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    Cherries (Prunus subgenera Cerasus) is a seasonal fruit tree.  The fruit is small and has a hard stone.  Cherries are eaten both raw, canned or processed and is used as a topping for cakes, Salads, or added to Ice-creams, shakes etc…

    Cherries grow in the northern part of Israel since they require an amount of cold during winter in order to bloom.

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  • Papaya

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    Papaya (Carica papaya) is a tropical fruit.   There are many different varieties of papaya.  Holypine offers you a papaya variety known for its almost nonexistent seeds, and good taste.  Papaya has gained popularity because of the immense health benefits associated with it. 

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  • Peach

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    Peach (Prunus persica) is a deciduous tree (it loses its foliage during the winter). Peach trees bloom beautifully in the spring time.  Peach flowers are pink and abundant.  Peaches are a healthy fruit and when ripe, they change color from green and their skin is “hairy”.  Peach season is from winter and well into summer because different varieties ripen at different times.

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  • Orange

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    Oranges (Citrus sinensis) are citrus fruits grown on trees.  Oranges are amongst the most common and popular citrus fruit all over the world.  The orange fruit is round and orange colored and tastes from sweet to sour.  Usually, oranges are eaten peeled fresh or consumed as freshly squeezed orange juice.  Oranges are rich in vitamin C and help your body fight common colds.  This extremely tasty and popular fruit snack is available fresh during the winter through summer, depending on the variety.  Oranges are used in many cooking and baking recipes, including their peels.

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  • Kiwi

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    Kiwi (Actinidia chinensis) is a fruit tree.  The brown or light brown fruits come in several varieties according to the color of their flesh.  Fresh Kiwis contain an abundance of vitamins and potassium, protein and has a relatively long shelf life (post-harvest).

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  • Start Fruit

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    Star fruit (Carambola) gets its name from the star shape you get when you cut the fruit width wise.  It is tropical in origin and today can be found all over the world.  Star fruits are great for fruit salads, preserves and are used for some alcoholic beverages.  Star fruits are very healthy and lend themselves to health food recipes.

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  • Lemon

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    Lemon (Citrus × limon) is a citrus fruit.  It is rich in vitamin C and is used for dressing or juice mainly in Middle-eastern and Balkan cuisines.

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  • Nectarines

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    Nectarines (Prunus persica nectarine) are a deciduous fruit tree.  Nectarins are different from peaches.  Their skin is hairless and smooth.  During spring and throughout summer nectarines ripen and must be picked every few days or be lost.

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  • Pomegranate

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    Pomegranate (Punica granatum) is a deciduous tree.  The pomegranate fruit holds hundreds of juicy seeds.  One of the many advantages is the long shelf life of the fruit and juice.   Pomegranate is very rich in vitamins, antioxidants and has been found to fight infection and helps in preventing cancer.   Pomegranates are a beautiful fruit and tasty too.

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  • Figs

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    Figs (Ficus carica) is a deciduous tree which can grow to a height of between 3 and 10 meters.  The tree needs a lot of water to thrive.  Figs are sweet and are rich in healthy nutritious compounds.  Figs have a long history and are mentioned in the Bible.  Fig season is from late spring through winter, depending on the variety.

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  • Melon

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    Melon (Cucumis melo) melons consist of approximately 90% water.  The melon fruit itself is very well liked and popular during the summer.   Melons grow on a vine like plant and grow in many shapes, colors and tastes.  Amongst the more common and well known varieties are: Cantaloupe, Honeydew and Spanish melons.

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  • Dragon Fruit

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    Dragon fruit or Pitahaya, has many scientific names for the different family groups (Ceraus, Acanthocereus, Echinocereus, Hylocereus, Selenicereus, Stenocereus, Escontria, Myrthillocactus) .  it is a fruit that grows on a cactus vine.  The outer skin of the dragon fruit is usually red when ripe.  Some varieties of Pitahaya are yellow on the outside.

    Dragon fruit is very healthy.  It contains vitamins, minerals, nutritional fibers and is great to relieve constipation.  Pitahaya is great fresh and is used in ice-cream and liquor production.  The flowers of the dragon fruit  plant are huge.  About the size of a persons’ head.

     

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  • Organic Lime

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    Organic lime (Citrus limettioides) is a citrus variety very similar to the lemon.  Limes are smaller fruit than lemons and their color is somewhat lighter.  Lime tastes a bit less sour than that of the lemon and a little bitter.  Organic lime at our stand is grown organically.

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  • Plum

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    Plum (Prunus section Prunus) is a deciduous fruit tree. Plums are sweet and sour round and juicy fruits.  Many varieties exist with shapes, sizes, tastes and different shelf life attributes.  Plums are eaten fresh, dried, preserved or as juice.  Plums are very healthy, having antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and a lot of nutritional fibers.

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  • Tangerine

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    Tangerine (Citrus × aurantium)  is a citrus fruit.  Tangerines resemble Oranges.  Easy to peel, the tangerine is a great source of vitamin C.  There are several varieties that ripen from fall through spring and are great for fresh juices, deserts and snacks.

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  • Pineapple

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    Tropical Pineapple (ananas comosus) is the known as the king of fruits.

    In several cultures it signifies welcome to guests.  The pineapple is rich in colour and taste.  There are several varieties of pineapple grown in Israel.  It takes two years for a single pineapple fruit to grow.

     

    Holypine farm grows flavor, vitamin, nutritional fiber rich pineapples.  Pineapple fruit is extremely healthy.  It contains anti inflammatory and antioxidant enzymes.

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  • Apple

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    Apple (malus domestica) is deciduous fruit tree.  Apple season is dependent on the climate around the area of cultivation and the variety of apple tree.  Apples are probably one of the first domesticated fruit trees.  Apples are good for controlling cholesterol and preventing heart disease.  The apple peel is full of anti-oxidants as well.

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VEGETABLES

  • Nopalitos

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    Nopalitos (Opuntia ficus-indica) is a cactus.  Its young leaves grow completely thornless.  These young leaves are the nopalitos’ plants edible part.  Nopalitos resembles the cactus pear plant, but should not be confused with cactus pears.  Even though it is a cactus, it grows naturally in the jungles of central and southern America.  Nopalitos leaves have been used for thousands of years by the local populations as an additive in cooking many of their dishes.

    Nopalitos is rich in  nutritional fiber, vitamins and minerals.  It has been found to be a wonder food for fighting infections, diabetes, cholesterol levels and other ills.

    Because of the high fiber content, nopalitos are great for giving a filling sensation and are therefore suited for weight loss diets.

    Price per package.

  • Kale

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    Kale (Brassica oleracea) is a green leaf vegetable.  It is considered one of the super foods made popular by the move towards healthy living.  Kale is a member of the cabbage family of vegetables and is full of nutritional fibers, vitamins, calcium and more.

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  • Tomatoes

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    Tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum) are an important vegetable.  Tomatoes are considered one of the main ingredients for so many dishes and are so prevalent throughout the world that they are often overlooked as standard.  There are many new varieties of tomatoes, some are smaller and sweeter that the usual tomatoes, like cherry tomatoes and tomatoes that are rich in anti-oxidants and important compounds.

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  • Zaatar – Hyssop

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    Hyssop (Origanum syriacum) or za’atar is a spice.  It is used fresh cut or dried.  Hyssop has a pleasant color and smell and is used for baking or tea.  Hyssop tea has compounds that alleviate stomach aches.  It is a small shrub used for its leaves.

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  • Baby Cucumbers

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    Baby cucumbers (Cucumis sativus) are small very tasty cucumbers, about 9 cm long.  Baby cucumbers are suited for eating fresh in salads, sandwiches or pickled.  These cucumbers are low in calories and contain many of the vitamins we need every day.

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  • Iceberg Lettuce

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    Iceberg lettuce (Lactuca sativa) resembles cabbage because its leaves are rolled together like cabbage leaves are.  Iceberg lettuce is used for salads, sandwiches etc… There are several types of lettuce and they grow to different shapes and sizes.

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  • Snow Peas

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    Snow Pea (Pisum sativum var. saccharatum) is a delicate wholly edible pod.  The young fresh cut pods are consumed and it is therefore possible to use the snow pea for cooking as well as raw foods (for example, salad etc…)

    Snow Peas grow as a creeping vine.

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  • Organic Coriander

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    Organic coriander  (Coriandrum sativum) is the popular herb, grown organically.  Organic coriander is among some of the more well known organic vegetables that have gained interest in recent years, following changing health trends.

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  • Kohlrabi

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    Kohlrabi (Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes) is a root vegetable.  It is quite tasty when fresh.  Kohlrabi is very nutritious because it is low in calories and rich in vitamins, fibers, minerals and is very popular in weight loss diet programs.  Oddly, the kohlrabi leaves are even more nutritious than the root.

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  • Chestnut Pumpkin

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    Chestnut pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo) is a small variety of pumpkin or gourd grown in Israel.  Pumpkins come in many kinds of shapes, sizes, tastes and colors.  Chestnut pumpkin is green and yellow and its shell is hard.  The edible portion of the pumpkin is inside the shell and it is used for cooking and baking.  Chestnut pumpkin has received a lot of interest in the last few years.

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  • Celery Root

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    Celery root )Apium graveolens) is a high quality food.  It is easy to digest, low calories and gives a filling feeling on account of its abundance of nutritious fibers.  Celery root is usually either consumed fresh when grated into salad or cooked.

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  • Turnip

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    Turnips (Brassica rapa) is a round shaped tuber.  Turnips’ shape and growth resembles the radish.  Turnips are annual, and may be eaten fresh, pickled or cooked.  The leaves of the turnip plant can be cooked as well.  Special varieties of turnips have different flavors and “designs”.  For example; the turnips sold at Holypine fruit stands have purple rings inside them.

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  • Coriander

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    Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) is a leafy vegetable used primarily in salads.  Coriander grows rapidly and its fresh leaves are used throughout the world in various recipes.

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  • Baby Eggplants

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    Baby eggplants (Solanum melongena)is a special variety similar in shape and color to the common eggplant.  However, they are small and are excellent for baking or frying.  The baby eggplants size makes them convenient to eat and an exotic addition in the kitchen.

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  • Organic Lettuce

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    Organic lettuce (Lactuca sativa) is common lettuce and is grown organically.

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  • Thyme

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    Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) is an aromatic herb.   Thyme is a perennial plant that grows in warm weather.  Its strong fresh scent makes it great for use as fresh cut or dried herb additive in teas and cooking recipes.  Thyme is used for cooking, barbequing and has medicinal uses as well.

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  • Parsley Root

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    Parsley root (Petroselinum crispum)  has a similar taste to celery root although the shape of the parsley root is pointed like an arrow, the celery root is round and short.  Parsley roots are used in soup recipes or cooked vegetable salads.  Among the health benefits of the parsley root, it is helpful with liver problems and is an internal “antiseptic”.

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  • Green Onion

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    Green Onion (Allium fistulosum)  has edible green leaves.  Green onion is eaten raw, cooked or fried.  Green onion has some very healthy ingredients and its flavor ads character to many dishes.

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  • Thai String Beans

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    Thai string beans (Phaseolus Vulgaris)  is an annual bean plant.  These are quite long bean pods, rich in flavor and color.  String beans have many nutritional advantages.  They are low in calories, contain many minerals, vitamins and nutritional fibers.  Thai string beans are used in salads and cooking recipes.

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  • Artichoke

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    Artichoke (Cynara scolymus) is an exclusive vegetable that grows on a bush.  Usually, artichoke plants are planted for a term of five years.  The edible portion of the artichoke plant is its fruit, which is actually the plants’ flower and bud.  Artichoke season in Israel is winter and spring.   The plant has large lush green leaves and magnificent blooms.

    Price per 3 Kg.

  • Chard

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    Mangold (Beta vulgaris subsp. Vulgaris)  leaves are a variety of beats with large extremely healthy, nutritional valued leaves and stalk.  There are several varieties of mangold leaves and come in different colors.  Green, red rimmed, yellow or white.  The mangold leaves are used in middle eastern and Arabic dishes. The high nutritional value of mangold is on account of the rich content of vitamin, minerals, nutritional fibers and protein.  Mangold leaves have a delicate pleasant aroma.

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  • Melisa

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    Melisa (Melissa) is a green perennial shrub. It is considered a medicinal herb.  Melisa helps alleviate stress, digestive difficulties and aids memory.  The plant has anti-bacterial compounds.  Usually, Melisa is used in tea and has a wonderful fresh aroma.   

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  • Eggplant

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    Large eggplants are much bigger than baby eggplants.  It is suited well for filling.  Its weight is considerable compared to the average eggplant.

  • Sunflower Sprouts

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    Broccoli sprouts are green colored vegetables.  They are awesome additions to fresh vegetable salads and sandwiches.  Broccoli sprouts are good at improving the ratio between good cholesterol and bad cholesterol.  These sprouts improve kidney function and alleviate blood pressure problems.

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  • Mint

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    Mint (Mentha) the widely popular aromatic herb is held in high esteem around the world.  There are about 30 different varieties of mint in use around the globe.  Of these, only 4 are grown in Israel.  Mint is a perennial plant, which flowers in the summer.   It is mainly used in tea for its aroma and for a host of medicinal uses.  For example; mint is used to alleviate stomach aches, nausea, colds, headaches and more.  It is advisable top prune the flower buds and the plant. That way growth resumes with vigor.

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  • Leek

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    Leek (Allium ampeloprasum) is a long leafy vegetable resembling a very large garlic plant.  It can grow to over one meter tall, Leeks are used for cooking, frying or sautéing .  The edible portion of the leek is the light colored portion between the roots and leaves.

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  • Organic Parsley

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    Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) is a leafy herb.  It has lush green leaves and used for many dishes around the world.  Parsley is a popular addition to salads and as a garnish.  The parsley plant is rich in vitamins and has been used to alleviate bad breath, digestion problems, high blood pressure and more.

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  • Arugula

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    Arugula (Eruca sativa) is a tasty leafy vegetable that resembles the leaf shape of mustard and radish plants.  Arugula leaves are great for your fresh green salad and are excellent for the immune system.  Arugula is found in many pasta, meat and fish recipes.

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  • Oregano

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    Fresh cut Oregano) Origanum vulgare) is used as a spice in Mediterranean, Italian, French, Greek, and Spanish cuisines.  Oregano may be found in many recipes of sauces, meats, pizza etc…

    Fresh cut Oregano and dried Oregano have a very unique and pleasant smell.  The Oregano plant grows as a low perennial shrub.

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  • Radish

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    Radish (Raphanus sativus Var. radicula) is an annual vegetable crop.  Usually the root tuber is eaten.  Radishes have a generally sharp, tangy taste.  The radishes other parts, its leaves can be used as well.  Radishes are very healthy for the digestion, teeth and nails.  They are quick to grow and make an excellent addition to vegetable salads.

  • Salanova Lettuce

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    Salanova lettuce (Lactuca sativa var. capitate) also known as Butterhead lettuce, is an amazing type of fresh tasty and healthy lettuce.  Salanova is grown hydroponically (in a water and nutrient solution) and when it is picked it is free of soil or chemicals.

    Not only is salanova lettuce very easy to prepare (the whole lettuce head is compact and can be salad ready with one cut at the stem that holds all the leaves together), but the taste is not bitter like many other types of lettuce and has a velvety texture to it that makes this leafy vegetable very tasty.

    Salanova leaves can be bought in double head packages or separated salanova leaves, pre separated and packaged for your convenience.

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  • Organic Dill

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    Dill (Anethum graveolens) is a delicate annual plant.   Dill has several health benefits.  It helps the function of the digestive tract, stabilize sugar levels and more.  Dill is used mainly for pickling and for fresh vegetable salads.

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  • Baby Peppers

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    Baby peppers (Capsicum annuum)  come in several colors and shapes.  Baby peppers are sweet, fresh and excellent for salads or filling.  Baby peppers are rich in vitamins and make an important addition to salads by livening their color up and making vegetable salads look very appetizing.

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  • Zucchini

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    Zucchini (Cucurbita pepo var. cylindrical) is a soft vegetable.  Zucchini grows on a creeping plant and can be single green colored or striped, yellow or different hues of green according to the different virieties.  The best time to harvest zucchini is when it young and small.  Then the seeds are still soft and edible.  If zucchini is allowed to remain and grow on the plant, it can reach quite a large size.  Although it is quite popular, the zucchini does not have a high nutritional value.

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  • Baby Broccoli

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    Baby Broccoli (Brassica oleracea Italica) is very rich and healthy.  Broccoli’s uniqueness is its green edible bloom, which can be consumed raw as well as its delicate branches.   The main appeal of broccoli is its high nutritional value and today broccoli can be found in many assorted recipes.

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