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Posted 9/26/17

Among the strains of carrots served at Finnriver Farm’s taste test was the visually striking “Purple Haze,” grown from conventional seeds supplied by Johnny’s Selected Seeds. Phil Simon, a …

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Among the strains of carrots served at Finnriver Farm’s taste test was the visually striking “Purple Haze,” grown from conventional seeds supplied by Johnny’s Selected Seeds. Phil Simon, a carrot breeder from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the University of Wisconsin–Madison, noted that purple, yellow, red and white carrots can draw curious customers, but risk flowering early, when the roots are still woody.

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