Versatile and Vibrant: Colorado Beets
This versatile root vegetable comes in a number of colorful varieties, and all parts of the plant are edible. Choose firm beets with smooth skins. Beets are fat free, low in sodium and are an excellent source of folate. Look for Colorado beets at your local farmers market, grocery store or at restaurants across the state. Each month the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown in the state.