15 Different Types of Peaches

For many people, the first sure sign that summer is finally on its way is the appearance of fresh peaches at their local market. Normally available throughout North American and Western Europe spring, summer and fall, peaches are one of those special foods that make you feel good when you eat them … just because. … Read more

10 Different Types of Beets

types of beets

Though you might not realize it, beets are one of the most commercially important plants in the world today. Literally, hundreds of millions of tons of beets are cultivated across the globe on a yearly basis, and their production is of paramount importance to the agricultural economies of a number of countries in different parts … Read more

11 Different Types of Carrots

Types of carrots

Carrots have got quite a bit going for them. They are relatively easy to grow; they will thrive in a number of different types of climates; they are very healthy to eat; and they are one of the longest lasting vegetables out there. There are also a number of misconceptions about carrots that many people … Read more

11 Different Types of Grapes

Types of Grapes

No one knows for certain how many types of grapes there. Over 10,000 distinct varieties have been identified – and more are being developed on a regular basis. They are cultivated commercially in dozens of countries and grow wild on every continent except Antarctica. In the United States, they are cultivated and/or grow wild in … Read more

20 Different Types of Melons

Types of Melons

Melons have been eaten by human beings for thousands of years. Originating in the Middle East and Africa, there is evidence that the ancient Egyptians were cultivating large areas of land specifically to grow melons over 4,000 years ago, and that they were widely used in the ancient world both as a food source and … Read more