• Spinach is the original leafy green vegetable, packing flavor and nutrition in every bite and available almost everywhere. Spinach is delicious both raw and cooked.

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  • Similar in leaf shape to arugula and generally eaten raw, Mizuna's flavor is oft-described as "piquant and bright with a subtle earthiness."

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  • Lettuce, available in many varieties, is the heart of a delicious salad. Generally, the darker the leaf, the more nutritious.

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  • Gaining daily in popularity, kale is a wonderful leafy green vegetable renowned for its nutritional richness, health benefits, and delicious flavor raw and cooked.

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  • Chard, eaten raw or cooked, adds color (white, yellow, or red stalks), flavor and nutrition to any meal.

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  • Arugula is a pungent, peppery green that adds spice to your salad.

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Welcome to Captiva Verde Farms

Thank you for visiting the Captiva Verde Farms website. Captiva is a producer of certified USDA healthy, organic greens. We grow and sell organic baby spinach, kale, lettuce, arugula, and other greens according to USDA regulations and best practices in the organic industry.

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At Captiva, we take seriously our responsibility to tread lightly on the planet. We use business and farming practices that protect the environment and conserve soil, water, and energy. We pride ourselves on quality relationships with business partners, employees, and the farm communities where we grow. Captiva Verde Farms provides a safe, clean and socially responsible work environment and pays competitive wages.

Thank you again for your interest in our company and our greens. Please browse our latest recipes and nutrition information and visit often.

To your health –

Jeff Ciachurski, CEO, Captiva Verde Farms

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Nutrient Composition of Greens

The primary nutritional contribution of organic greens are fiber; minerals like potassium, magnesium, & iron; and antioxidants like Vitamin C and those associated with pigments, such as the carotenoids and flavones/flavonoids.

Dietary greens are also important for what they are not – they can take the place of the processed foods laden with unhealthy fats, refined carbohydrates and chemicals and devoid of

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Recipes

Latest Recipes

Arugula Basil Walnut Pesto Flatbread

A flatbread opens up many culinary options. They can be sweet or savory, a main course, snack or a side.

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Creamy Mac and Cheese with Kale

Everyone loves mac and cheese, and it's even better with kale!

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Coconut Peach Green Smoothie

This not-too-sweet smoothie is a wonderful out-the-door breakfast. Light in texture and keeps you going.

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Chard, Bacon and Gruyère Omelet

Fluffy eggs filled with chard, smoky bacon and melted Gruyère are a perfect start to a day.

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Crispy Baked Kale Chips

These crispy kale chips provide all of the goodness of kale, yet satisfy that craving for something crunchy.

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Roasted Vegetable Couscous Salad with Spring Mix

The rich nutty flavor of couscous with roasted vegetables and crisp spring mix - a perfectly balanced dish.

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