Sweet Potatoes - Find Fresh Farm Markets and Groceries in NJ

These edible roots are usually labeled either sweet potatoes or yams but, unlike potatoes, they are members of the morning glory family. Calling these veggies yams is a misnomer. True yams are native to Africa and are from a different botanical group.

How to Select

Choose firm, small- to medium-sized potatoes with smooth skin. Avoid cracks, soft spots and blemishes.

How to Store

Store sweet potatoes in a cool, dark place for use within 3-5 weeks.

Nutrition Benefits

Fat free; saturated fat free; low sodium; cholesterol free; good source of dietary fiber; high in vitamin A; high in vitamin C; good source of potassium.

In season from 9/15-12/15

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