Purple Carrots ~~ Many people are unfamiliar to the purple carrot; its roots date back 5,000 years ago in the area now known as Afghanistan. Although the purple carrot may be the precursor in the carrot world, it is still widely undervalued. This is a disgrace as this darker colored carrot is highly nutritious and promotes many healthy benefits to consumers.
The Purple Starling, Lamprotornis Purpureus, also known as the Purple Glossy Starling, is a member of the Starling family of birds. It is a resident breeder in tropical Africa from Senegal and north Zaire east to Sudan and west Kenya. This common Passerine is typically found in open woodland and cultivation.