Cookstown Greens

Organic Roots

Find a few unique organic roots along with your all time favourites.
Each of these vegetables offer a distinct flavour.


Organic Jerusalem Artichokes (Sunchokes)

  • Eaten raw, they have a texture similar to water chestnuts and a sweet, nutty flavour.
  • Inulin-rich with no other type of carbohydrate, which is why some call it the "potato for diabetics"
  • High in fiber and have more potassium than most other vegetables
  • Can be used in place of potatoes in any recipe. Though cook times will differ.
  • Best when roasted, though it can be served raw in salads, baked like fries, boiled and mashed or pureed into a soup
Celeriac, Cookstown Greens, Foraged

Organic Mixed Beets

  • Contains any or all of organic red, white, gold and candy-cane beets
Jerusalem Artichoke, Cookstown Greens Organic Produce

Organic Mixed Carrots

  • Contains any or all or organic orange, yellow, white and purple carrots
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Organic Celeriac

  • Nutty, earthy, and slightly sweet flavour with hints of parsley and celery
  • Crisp consistency when raw, smooth and tender texture when cooked
  • Can be eaten raw, and is often spiralled into salads
  • Also popular in cooked applications such as blanching, boiling, mashing, stewing, and roasting.
  • Remove its rough skin before cooking
Jerusalem Artichoke, Cookstown Greens Organic Produce

Organic Parsley Root

  • Looking deceivingly like a parsnip, parsley root has a crisp, yet tender texture when raw and a smooth and creamy texture once cooked
  • Flavour is likened to a combination or parsley, carrot and celeriac
  • Parsley root can be substituted in recipes calling for parsley, turnips and carrots, and is often prepared with these vegetables 
Parsnips, Cookstown Greens, Organic Produce, Foraged

Organic Parsnip

  • Creamy white flesh with a smooth skin and a sweet nutty flavour
  •  Like carrots, may be used in sweet or savoury preparations because of their high natural sugar content
Rutabaga, Cookstown Greens Organic Produce


Organic Mixed Turnip

  • Contains any or all or organic red, purple top and amber turnip
Parsnips, Cookstown Greens, Organic Produce, Foraged

Organic Mixed Radish

  • Contains any or all of red, green, black or red radish
Parsnips, Cookstown Greens, Organic Produce, Foraged

Organic Amarosa Potato

  • Red skin, red flesh
  • Fingerling specialty potato with very high culinary quality
  • Ideal for frying and baking
  • When cooked retain their rosy colour and resist fading
Parsnips, Cookstown Greens, Organic Produce, Foraged

Organic German Butterball Potato

  • Smooth golden skin, deep yellow flesh
  • Buttery flavour, flaky texture
  • A true all-purpose potato
  • A favourite for baking, frying or steaming
Parsnips, Cookstown Greens, Organic Produce, Foraged

Organic Purple Potato

  • Deep purple skin, deep purple flesh
  • Sweet flavour
  • Excellent for mashing, roasting or boiling
Parsnips, Cookstown Greens, Organic Produce, Foraged

Organic Yellow Fingerling Potato

  • Smooth yellow skin, yellow flesh
  • Long, oval shape
  • Firm when cooked
  • Best enjoyed by boiling, roasting and steaming
Parsnips, Cookstown Greens, Organic Produce, Foraged

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