Husk Sugar Snap Peas

Jun 27th

Our sugar snap peas are grown by Keith Clute of K and A Organic Roots, Inc. from Fowler, Indiana. Sugar snap peas are a cross between shelled garden peas and snow peas. They are different from the other peas in that they have thick round edible pods.

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Once they arrive at our plant, we snip the ends off the pods using this machine.

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Then, we blanch them to preserve the sweetness.

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After they are cooled and dried, they are bagged, sealed, and boxed up.

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These crisp, sweet, edible pods of peas are a great addition to soup, salad, pasta, or stir-fry! Check out some recipes for sugar snap peas here.

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