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Cabbage Family Greens

CalFresh Healthy Living Program works with educators in early child care and education (ECE) settings. It promotes seasonal and locally grown fruits and vegetables through the Farm to Preschool Harvest of the Month program. 

For February Harvest of the Month, we celebrated the “Cabbage family”. We delivered a Harvest of the Month taste testing/resource kit, including ingredients to make Bok Choy Cole Slaw, Farm to Preschool Harvest of the Month curriculum to 9 ECE sites, including Head Starts, an early learning center, a state-run Preschool and our community partners at the Child Care Council. We also provided Color Me Healthy parent newsletters and other supporting educational materials to the teachers to implement the Farm to Preschool Harvest of the Month curriculum in their classrooms. 

Harvest of the Month is a great way to encourage your child to eat more fruits and vegetables at home. Click Educator Newsletter for the Harvest of the Month to learn more about Cabbage and cooked greens including produce tips and serving ideas for the Harvest of the Month. Click Swiss Chard to watch this informative video about some of Cabbage’s favorite relatives.

Tangy Cabbage

Ready In:30 minutes

Serves: 4

Eating cabbage is an excellent source of vitamin C and manganese. Try this sour spin on this stellar antioxidant.

What you’ll need

Measuring cups

Large skillet

Sharp knife

Spatula or spoon

Ingredients

Serves4+-DoubleHalve

1 tablespoon Vegetable Oil

1/2 cup Onion chopped

1/4 teaspoon Salt feel free to use less

1 teaspoon Black Pepper

1 teaspoon Garlic chopped

1 cup Water

1/4 cup Apple Cider Vinegar

1 Cabbage large, chopped

Directions

1.Heat vegetable oil on medium-high in skillet. Add onion, salt, pepper, garlic, water, and apple cider vinegar to skillet, then cook for about 1 minute.

2 .Stir in cabbage and cook for 5 minutes, continuously stirring.

3. Reduce heat to low-medium and simmer for about 7 minutes. Continue stirring occasionally.

4. Serve hot.

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