Michigan herbs add a dose of flavor to dishes prepared with your favorite commodity, with a variety of health and wellness benefits.
Michigan Herbs are grown throughout the year, but prime season is May through October, although specific seasonality depends on the individual herb.
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Michigan Herb Facts
- Michigan growers produce several varieties of herbs throughout the year
- Herbs are used for a host of nutritional and medicinal benefits
- Michigan herbs are used in both fresh and processed forms in food, supplements, vitamins and medicines
- The nutritional value of herbs depends on the individual herb
- While herbs are not usually consumed in large quantities, some have measurable nutritional value
- Parsley has a greater concentration of B-carotene than carrots
- Rosemary and thyme are rich in calcium, magnesium, potassium and vitamins A and C
- Many herbs are low in saturated fat and cholesterol and can also contain dietary fiber, iron and other important minerals and vitamins