Jerusalem artichokes, also known as Sunchokes, are a root vegetable that are slightly nutty and savory They taste like a cross between an artichoke heart and the most delicious variety of potato you can think of. These beauties come from Cookstown Greens.
Cooktown Greens is a family-run, organic farm located 1 hour north of Toronto, in Essa township. They leave part of their land untouched and use non-intensive farming methods, which contributes to their farm’s biodiversity. They are well known for our quality and flavour of their products.
Through a variety of methods such as green manure rotation, compost, and sub surface irrigation (this uses 30-40% less water than sprinkler methods), they foster a healthy ecosystem on their farm.