Farmer's Market Organic Butternut Squash - 15 oz. (425g)
Famer's Market's Organic Butternut Squash is low in fat and a good source of potassium. Famer's Market's Organic Butternut Squash also contains vitamin B6, folate, and carotenoids, which have been shown to protect against heart disease. Thanks to Farmer’s Market's Organic Butternut Squash, everyone can enjoy the sweet flavor and silky texture of rich and popular squash all year long without the hassle. Farmer's Market has eliminated the difficulty in preparing Butternut Squash by cracking the “nut” themselves and creating their amazing and versatile Organic Butternut Squash puree. Farmer's Market is seeing their Organic Butternut Squash used more than ever in homemade recipes. Farmer's Market's Organic Butternut Squash is also popping up on more restaurant menus as a featured main dish.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Why are Farmer's Market products canned not fresh?
As the farmer and processor, they can:
- Leave their products on the vine until the last possible moment, ensuring the highest possible nutrients and farm-fresh taste.
- Puree the products within hours of harvest, locking in the just-picked flavor.
- Reduce or eliminate waste from food spoiling in stores, en route, or in your refrigerator.
Do any of Farmer's Market products have additives?
They are a family farm. As parents, they believe in CLEAN LABELS. They want their delicious purees to speak for themselves. Simply put, they have only one ingredient in their labels except for the special blend in the Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix.
What is certified organic?
Organic refers not only to the food itself, but also to how it is produced. Organic food production is based on a system of farming that mimics natural ecosystems and maintains and replenishes the fertility of the soil. Organic foods are produced without the use of synthetic chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Organic foods are minimally processed to maintain the integrity of the food without artificial preservatives or irradiation. Organic foods are not genetically engineered.
What does the certification mean?
All Farmer’s Market products are Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth Certified Organic and carry the USDA Organic Seal. “Certified” means that the food has been grown and handled according to strict organic standards which are enforced by independent third-party state or private organizations. Certification includes inspections of farm fields and processing facilities, detailed record keeping and periodic testing of soil, water and produce to ensure that growers and processors are meeting the standards of the USDA National Organic Program.
What is a closed loop cycle?
A closed-loop cycle means that they see use everything and have very little waste.
- They farm using environmentally friendly practices and embrace technology.
- Produce is harvested and brought to their on-farm processor where it is pureed within hours and ready to be gingerly placed in the BPA-Free lined cans.
- All of the agricultural waste that they cannot use, like , is taken to their on-farm biogas plant and broken down to create methane for green electricity and heat.
- The fertilizer leftover from the process is then spread back into the fields. It keeps their plants and soil happy and healthy.
Do Farmer’s Market Foods contain gluten?
No, none of their products contain gluten. They swab equipment to test for gluten contamination to be sure that there is no cross contamination taking place.
What about other allergens, such as eggs, dairy, fish, shellfish, peanuts, tree nuts, and soy?
At Farmer’s Market, they understand the seriousness of food allergies – they can be life threatening. They are pleased to be able to provide the marketplace with products that are completely clean and true to their label – 100% pure and natural. Their strict processing procedures have given us honors as “Food Processor of the Year” in the State of Oregon. Simply put: no allergen contamination here.
Are any of Farmer's Market products Genetically Modified?
Stahlbush is staunchly opposed to producing anything with genetically modified seed. They ban the use of GMOs.
About Farmers Market:
Farmer’s Market Foods have the pure, fresh flavor you’d expect to find at a country produce stand. They grow the best fruits and vegetables organically, so that you can take home food that is good for you and good for the world. It’s perfect for daily use in soups, muffins, breads, pancakes, cookies, stews, side dishes, and biscuits – adding nutrition, fiber, and richness to meals. Create soul satisfying, gourmet meals with the Farmer’s Market line of products: golden pumpkin, sweet potato, butternut squash, and pumpkin pie mix infused with cinnamon and other traditional spices. As a mom, an artist, and owner of Farmers Market Foods, I invite you to enjoy the art and savor the flavor.