Harvest of the Month: Cucumber

Cucumber provides a excellent source of vitamin K. Cucumbers also provide water, a vital nutrient for the body. Water can come from foods, like fruits and vegetables as well as plain water. The recommended daily amount is 64 ounces (or eight cups). Cucumber provide healthy nutrients and necessary hydration!

In California, ranks second in fresh cucumber production, behind Florida. Key production counties in California include: San Joaquin, San Diego, Ventura, San Benito, and Riverside.

 

 

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