To store, keep kale refrigerated in an airtight bag. It can typically be stored for up to 5 days, but you may notice the flavor increase in bitterness with longer storage. Only wash the kale when you are ready to use it as washing before storage will promote spoilage.
Kale is a good source of Dietary Fiber, Protein, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Folate, Iron, Magnesium and Phosphorus, and a very good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Potassium, Copper and Manganese.
- A serving of kale has more absorbable calcium than a small carton of milk.
- After a frost, kale becomes sweeter.
- Kale has been in cultivation for over 6000 years.
- Kale is an amazing source of carotenoids, which are linked to one’s level of optimism.
Information from Siskiyou Cooperative