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Root to Stem Eating

We challenge you to think outside the box and eat from root to stem.

Let’s use the pumpkin plant as an example and start with the basics:

parts of a pumpkin graphic, including the seeds, flower, fruit and leaf

Discover the many parts of a pumpkin that you can eat:

  • Pumpkin Seeds
    Roast pumpkin seeds with a little salt and olive oil.

  • Pumpkin Leaves
    Include pumpkin leaves in stir fry, soups or stews.

  • Pumpkin Flowers
    Pumpkin flowers are great in salads or stuffed with rice and veggies.

  • Pumpkin Fruit
    Pumpkin fruit is a classic, but did you know you can eat the skin? Make pumpkin chips and pair with a nice dip.

  1. Delicious and nutritious
  2. Good for the environment by preventing food waste from ending up in landfills
  3. Ensures all the resources that go into making our food are not wasted.