Fun facts of the week: carrots

Fun Facts about carrots:

  • Carrots were originally white or purple. Then a yellow carrot appeared through mutation and orange carrots were bred from it.
  • Besides orange, carrots can also be white, yellow, red and purple
  • Carrots can be traced back about 5,000 years ago through historical documents and paintings.
  • Holtville, California calls itself the Carrot Capital of the World
  • The biggest carrot recorded is more than 19 pounds and longest is over 19 feet.