Number to Know
500: Goji berries, recommended to be eaten daily, are a rich source of antioxidants and have a whopping amount of vitamin C — better than 500 times more than an orange. These tasty berries also contain 19 amino acids and are anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal.
About how many farmers markets exist across the country?
Answer at bottom of rail.
Wise to the Word
rutabaga: A rutabaga, sometimes called a Swedish turnip, is a root vegetable that looks like a pale yellow turnip and belongs to the cabbage family. The rutabaga kept many Germans from starving in the so-called Rutabaga Winter of 1916-17, remembered then as a “famine food.”
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Food Quiz answer
- B. (The USDA National Farmers Market Directory listing about 8,000 across the country.)