Fruit & Veggie

Facts

The average American consumes about 650 pounds of fruits and

vegetables each year.

 

When fully grown, one apple tree will produce enough apples to

make about 225 apple pies each year.

 

 

There are about 600 kernels on each ear of corn.

 

A spear of asparagus can grow 10 inches in one day!

 

Pumpkins are 90% water.

 

Americans are eating 900% more broccoli than they did 20

years ago.

 

One acre of land can produce 42,000 pounds of strawberries, or

25,400 pounds of potatoes, or 11,000 heads of iceberg lettuce.

 

Over 200 million pounds of blueberries are grown every year in

North America.

 

It takes less than eight tomatoes to produce one 14-ounce bottle of ketchup.

 

If all the strawberries produced in California in a year were laid end to end, they would wrap around the world 15 times.

 

There are about 200 seeds on a strawberry.

 

There are about 1,000 seeds in a traditional watermelon.

 

 Harvestville Farm

 1977 Highway 2

 Donnellson, Iowa 52625

 319 - 470 - 1558 

 info@harvestvillefarm.com

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