[Market-farming] carrots with tops

Todd Lister toddlister1 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 22 20:34:45 EDT 2010


Carrots last weeks for me in the cool-bot W/O tops.
I have found that if I leave the tops on, the carrots are ruined within
days, even in sealed totes. They get soft and pliable.  I only leave the
tops on when I pull them the day before market.
Todd Lister
Veribest Farm
Vesta Ga

On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 6:41 PM, Beth Spaugh <lists at rhomestead.com> wrote:

>  How long do carrots with tops last in your walkin coolers?  I have mine
> in Buckhorn totes, but have been taking tops off what we are harvesting now,
> assuming they'll start looking ratty within a couple weeks.  Should I be
> stockpiling carrots with tops?
>
> Beth Spaugh
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