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VPR Cafe: The Newly Crowned 'Vermont State Vegetable'

Melissa Pasanen
Vermont Life
Sweeter than most turnips, the Gilfeather Turnip was recently named the state vegetable of Vermont!

The Gilfeather Turnip may not be a beautiful root vegetable — but what it lacks in appearance, it makes up for in sweetness and fame. 

Recently named Vermont's state vegetable, this humble root also earned a berth in Slow Food USA's Arc of Taste for outstanding taste and historical merit.

Food editor for Vermont Life magazine, Melissa Pasanen, shares more about the unique turnip in this installment of The VPR Cafe. Find Pasanen's full story on the Gilfeather Turnip in the Spring 2017 issue of Vermont Life.

Gilfeather Turnip Recipes:

The VPR Cafe is made possible with support from Kiss The Cook in Burlington and Middlebury. For those who love cooking!

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