All Things Carrot

Carrot Color Varieties

While you’re enjoying our carrot cake, pay your roots some homage.

Interesting Facts

The earliest form of carrot, the wild carrot, is believed to have originated in Persia—the area now known as Pakistan and Iran.

Carrots are the 6th most consumed vegetable in the world!

Bakersfield, California is home to the nation’s two largest carrot growers.

All the Carrots of the Rainbow

While we’re all most familiar with the orange carrot (Daucus carota), several other varieties exist—yellow, white, red and purple, which often have orange cores.

Nutritional Value

Carrots are rich in beta-carotene, anti-oxidants and fiber. See more nutritional information via Whole Foods.

Celebrate Carrots!

Numerous events around the world celebrate carrots.

National Carrot Day | FEB 3
International Carrot Day | APR 4

Carrot Festivals

Holtville Carrot Festival and Street Fair
FEB | Holtville, California, USA

Annual Carrot Festival at Haggin Oaks Farmers Market
APR | Bakersfield, California, USA

Harvest Moon Carrot Festival
APR | Forth, Tasmania, Australia

Ohakune Carrot Carnival
MAY | Whanganui, New Zealand

Fête de la Carotte
JUN | Muntzenheim, France

BWG Carrot Fest
AUG | Ontario, Canada

Fête de la Carotte
AUG | Créances, Normandy, France

Fête de la Carotte
SEP | Croissy-sur-Seine, France

Agudat Achim Carrot Festival
SEP | Schenectady, New York, USA

Beypazarı Havuç Ve Güveç Festivali
SEP | Beypazarı, Ankara, Turkey

Fête de la Carotte à Schoenbourg
SEP | Schoenbourg, Alsace, France

Fiesta de la Zanahoria Morá
OCT | Cayastá, Santa Fe, Argentina

NOV | Aarau, Switzerland

Fiesta de la Zanahoria Morá
DEC | Cuevas Bajas, Malaga, Spain

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