Winter’s Jewels: How to Grow and Cook Beets and Carrots

Learn how to cultivate and prepare beets and carrots, and get information on popular varieties of these root vegetables, from ‘Chioggia’ and ‘Bull’s Blood’ beets to ‘Mokum’ carrots.

Carrots and Beets
The bright colors of winter root crops such as carrots and beets give a hint at their high nutrition value.
Photo by Barbara Damrosch