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Turnip, a More-Bang-For-Buck Veggie.

Turnips (Brassica rapa) are one of the more-bang-for-bucks vegetables! It is so versatile, the greens, the roots are both delicious and nutritious. Turnip roots are short, swollen stems that grow partly in the ground; but, many gardeners have long been growing turnip greens for their leaves alone; in Asia countries, the leaves are pickled with salt, called Xuelihong (also known as Xueli), commonly known as spicy vegetable Turnip leaves can be prepared exactly like spinach or its close mustard, kale, cabbage, and collards relatives, including in salads, soups, and stewed with pork and served with vinegar. The somewhat fuzzy leaves are extremely high in vitamins A, B, C, and K, folate, iron, calcium, and thiamine.

We are the maniac "juicing" farmers, we know extracted juices are definitely healthier than by eating the fruit or vegetable itself, one can never eat enough fruits and veggies to get the same amount of nutrients from a 4 oz shot juice. So after devouring, sharing, we juice the entire turnip plant. 

Remember, there is never too many veggies grown on your own land; and you will never find "real" pesticide free veggies from the grocer's produce aisles (even when they were full). And if you still really can't use all the abundance, compost it back to the land; no matter what your next crop is, it will kick butt!  

PS, By the way, the pulp will be fed to our pet chickens then make yummy eggs then highly fertile garden fertilizer (poop). Nothing goes to waste!

People "pay" to get these no BS, the most natural and nutritious garden fertilizer. The Clayton Farm Organic Chicken Manure.

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