Why it’s great to grate into just about everything you eat.

You’re not likely to find this at the farmers’ market, but we’ve got it for you in your next Tomato Mountain CSA box! Turmeric is a flowering plant in the ginger family, and the part you’re looking at (and hopefully eating) is the rhizome. Originally used for dye before becoming an integral part of Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine, its flavor is warm, earthy, and a little bit peppery, and it is so. dang. good for you.

+ reduces inflammation

+ purifies the blood

+ soothes cough & asthma symptoms

+ alleviates gas

+ supports large intestine flora

With so many health benefits, it’s no wonder we’re reaching into Miramar, Florida to source ours! Yogi Hari’s Ashram is a yoga training facility encircled by 10 acres of organic tropical farmland from which this turmeric is plucked. We like to juice it, grate it into veggie roasts, and boil it into a creamy tonic with cinnamon, milk, and black pepper (for ultimate nutrient absorption). We think you’ll enjoy it the very same ways!