From crunchy kale and fresh-picked beets to crisp greens and delicious broccoli, the best way to enjoy healthy food is to purchase locally grown produce of the highest quality. At Tenaza Organics, we believe in forming partnerships between local farmers and the community while offering fresh produce grown by our family farm. Browse below to learn more about our selection of organic veggies.
Red & Golden Beets
Beets are a unique source of phytonutrients called betalains, which have been shown to provide antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and detoxification support. We cultivate red and golden beets that offer protection against coronary artery disease and stroke, lower cholesterol levels and anti-aging benefits.
Green Leaf Lettuce
Even the pickiest of young eaters can enjoy the mild taste of green leaf lettuce. When it comes to greens, it’s a more nutrient-dense choice for your daily dose of vegetables. Just one cup of green leaf lettuce provides fiber, iron and a boost of several vitamins.
Not all lettuce is created equal, but starting your meal with a salad made with romaine lettuce will not only add variety to your meal, but can also provide a great amount of nutritional value as well. Romaine lettuce contains essential vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and fiber. All are especially good for the prevention or alleviation of many common health issues.
Packed with rich nutrients, cauliflower, or cabbage flower, is one of the most commonly used flower-vegetables. It’s compact flower heads hold numerous phytonutrients such as vitamins, indole-3-carbinol and sulforaphane that help prevent obesity, diabetes and can protect against various types of cancers.
A staple of southern cuisine, collards are closely related to cabbage and are a great source of various vitamins such as A, K and C, and are also rich in B-complex vitamins. Their cholesterol-lowering abilities are the highest amongst the cruciferous vegetable family and make a great health-boosting addition to your diet.
Cilantro is a popular and versatile Mediterranean herb that is widely used in savory dishes worldwide. This tasty herb is cholesterol-free and low in calories. It contains plenty of disease preventing and health-promoting properties, including antioxidants, vitamins, dietary fiber and essential oils.
Broccoli is a great cool weather crop that grows with great abundance at our farm. Low in calories, this veggie is rich in dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that have proven health benefits. Eat it fresh to get the most out of this phytonutrient-dense vegetable.
Kale is the king of the leafy green realm for good reason. This superfood has superpowers when it comes to your health. It provides your body with 681% of your daily vitamin K needs and is also rich in vitamins A and C. We offer different varieties, including green, red and Lacinato, all of which contain important minerals needed to stay healthy, like copper, iron and calcium.
The world’s most popular herb, parsley is definitely not just a garnish. It has a delicious and vibrant taste, as well as tons of unique antioxidants and disease-preventing properties. Our plain and curly varieties of parsley are highly nutritious and are a great source of vitamin K.
The fall, winter and spring months allow us to grow plenty of green and red cabbage. This vitamin-rich powerhouse veggie actually contains more vitamin C than oranges. It’s also rich in vitamin K, potassium, iron and is low in fat and calories.
A favorite ingredient of chefs worldwide, spinach can add a wonderful texture and flavor to any recipe. It’s also good for you as it is a rich source of vitamins C, A, K and iron. This green, leafy veggie contains many phytonutrients that are crucial to keeping your body healthy and strong.
Popular along the Mediterranean, Swiss chard is one of the most nutritious vegetables around. Its leaves contain an outstanding variety of conventional antioxidants that can also be found in broccoli, kale, strawberries and other foods. Our green, red and rainbow Swiss chard is an excellent source of vitamins C, E, A, and the minerals manganese and zinc.
Known for its rich and glossy purple hue, eggplant is part of the family of vegetables that includes tomatoes, sweet peppers and potatoes. A mainstay in dishes such as baba ghanoush and Indian curry stir-fry, eggplant is notorious for having a host of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients.
If you’re looking to load your diet with a rich source of antioxidants and vitamin C, then green peppers are just what you’ve been looking for. Not a fan of spicy food? Don’t let the name fool you! Green peppers are not as “hot” as their aptly-named counterparts and can easily become a tasty part of any of your delicious dishes.
Is it a fruit or culinary vegetable? While a tomato’s classification can cause arguments, everyone can agree it can be a delicious component to almost any meal! Known for its high content of antioxidants, the tomato has also been linked with heart health and even lower total cholesterol.
Buying local means produce is harvested today and in stores tomorrow. The less time your organic veggies spend on the road, the better the shelf life. Start enjoying the best we have to offer by partnering with us for your wholesale needs or joining our CSA program by calling (956) 432-4983.