Scallions are vegetables of various Allium onion species. Scallions have a milder taste than most onions. Their close relatives include the garlic, shallot, leek, chive, and Chinese onion.
How to Select
Choose clean, uniform, firm, crispy stalks about pencil-thin size featuring well-formed, green color tubules. Avoid those with withered, yellow discolored, dry tops.
How to Store
Wash in cold water, gently pat them dry using moisture absorbent cloth and store inside the refrigerator placed in a perforated plastic bag. Well- preserved scallions should last for up to 1 week.
Fat free; saturated fat free; cholesterol free; low calorie; high in dietary fiber; excellent source of fiber; high in vitamin A, C & K; high in iron and calcium.
In season from 5/1-12/31
Available near you at...
- City Green
- Cherry Grove Organic Farm
- Flatbrook Farm
- Holland Township Farmers' Market
- Honey Brook Organic Farm at Chesterfield
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