- Early June to end of October
Did you know that head lettuce is crunchy and refreshing? Its taste is fairly mild, so don't hesitate to liven it up with various herbs and seasonings, citrus juice or zest, extra virgin oil, cheese, pesto, nuts, fresh fruit, etc.
Did you know it is better to tear your lettuce by hand rather than cut it with a knife? This will prevent premature oxidation that causes rusting.
Do you know the nutritional value of head lettuce?
Per 250ml (1 cup) of raw lettuce:
Energy: 10kcal; Carbohydrates: 2g; Fibre: 1g
Vitamin K: 20% of RDI (good source of Vitamin K)
Folates: 8% of RDI (source of folates)
L'Arc-en-Ciel du Paradis
La Légumière Y.C. inc.
Lefort Inc. (Les Fermes)
Les Fermes Hotte & Van Winden inc.
Maraîchers Bec Sucré Inc. (Les)