Vegetables

As the name suggests, Choice Roots specializes in several varieties of root vegetables. Among the old favorites, like red radishes and Yukon gold potatoes, are heirloom varieties, like Autumn King carrots, or Boule D’or turnips. A very colorful group of produce!


Beets at Choice Roots in Sherman, Illinois

Beets



Organic Broccoli at Choice Roots in Springfield, Illinois.

Broccoli


Carrots

$3.00 per bunch

  • Purple Haze

    A Choice Roots staple. Purple skin with orange flesh. A robust taste and flash appearance.


  • Carrots at Choice Roots in Central, Illinois, grown chemical-free.

    Hercules

    Archetypal long triangular carrot, does really well in my clay-rich soil


  • Autumn King

    An overwintered heirloom variety


  • Cordoba

    A shorter wider cousin of Hercules carrots


  • Parisian Market

    Short, circular, orbed carrot


  • Yellow Sun

    Short, fat, bright yellow carrot


Cauliflower


Cucumbers


Garlic

As well as bulbs, Choice Roots sells Garlic Scapes, which can be used as a tangy green onion.
Garlic Scapes from Choice Roots.


Leeks



Onions at Choice Roots

Onions


Potatoes

  • Kenebec

    A white potato – starchier than Yukon Gold. Similar taste to All Blue variety


  • Yukon Gold

    Archetypal type. Creamy, not as starchy


  • Norland Red Potatoes, one of the many varieties offered at Choice Roots in Springfield, Illinois.

    Norland Red

    Archetypal red type


  • All Blue

    Dark blue skin with light blue flesh. Starchy, similar taste to Kenebec. Makes Great French Fries 🙂


Radishes

A Choice Roots staple – $2.00 per bunch

  • Choice Roots Farm - Rover "Red" Radishes, a Choice Roots staple vegetable.

    Rover

    Classic/archetypal red raddish


  • Fakir

    Pink with white bottom


Turnips

  • Navet des vertus marteau

    An heirloom cylindrical long white turnip


  • Boule D’or

    An heirloom eggshell turnip