Carrots are thought to have originated in what is now Afghanistan. Carrots are an important vegetable in Costa Rica and Honduras where they are used as side dishes or as ingredients in regional dishes. They are also ingredients in encurtido and escabeche. They are found in most markets.
For information on production and management of carrots, refer to the New England Vegetable Management Guide and click on "carrot and parsnip".
There are many seed sources for carrots