Homegrown Hillsborough: Cabbage
February's harvest: Cabbage
Fun fact: Cabbage has the fewest calories and least fat of any vegetable
When is fresh local cabbage available at local groceries and farm stands?
September through February
What type of cabbage is grown commercially here?
Chinese, green, red, savoy
Where is cabbage most commonly grown in Hillsborough County?
How many acres are planted in cabbage?
How many pounds of cabbage are harvested?
Local insight: Hillsborough County is not a huge producer of cabbage, but the vegetable is grown elsewhere in the Tampa Bay region, including adjacent Manatee County.