Session Two Information Card
  • Carrots are members of the parsley family
    which also includes parsnips, celery and
    the herbs fennel and dill

  • The edible root can be orange, purple,
    maroon, yellow or white

  • Carrots were first grown in Afghanistan

  • They were brought to the Mediterranean
    area more than 2,000 years ago

  • The typical carrot we see today came from
    carrots grown in Holland

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