Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Buying Fruits & Vegetables in Season (Summer)

Hello guys,

Why should you buy in season? 
  1. You eat foods that are very fresh
  2. There is more abundance of in-season foods
  3. As a result, in-season foods are more affordable
  4. Your money goes directly to the farmer
  5. Foods bought in season just tastes better. Period!

So what's in season (not an exhaustive list):

Vegetables

Lima Beans
Snap Peas
Beets & Beet Greens
Broccoli
Cabbage
Carrots
Collard Greens
Corn
Cucumbers
Garlic
Kale
Lettuce
Onions
Peppers
Potatoes
Radishes
Spinach
Summer Squash
Swiss Chard
Tomatoes
Turnips
Zucchini

Fruits
Apricots
Blueberries
Peaches
Plums

 I hope this helps.