Mini Heart Cucumbers from Doef's Greenhouses

Nov 19, 2014

Cucumber_Slice-54-800-600-80.jpgWe have received a lot of media attention about our Mini Heart Cucumbers.

Doef’s Greenhouses, has come up with a way to make a heart-shaped cucumber – and just in time for Valentine’s Day. Joe Doef explains that a plastic, heart-shaped mould is placed over the cucumber as it begins to grow. When sliced, the interior of the cucumber reveals a tiny, delicious heart shape that will perk up the  bagged lunch of your loved ones.

Called Mini Heart cucumbers, the vegetables are exclusively grown at the Doef Greenhouses in Lacombe and are part of a line of produce called the Picky Gardener by Sunfresh Farms, which supplies major grocery stores in western Canada.

Read the article in February 3, 2012 edition of the Red Deer Advocate

Watch Doef's Greenhouses on CBC