Sunday, October 21, 2007

Local Produce

What’s In Season?
October 13th, 2007
Although the weather is moving into fall, farmers’ markets around the country are still in full swing. Many will stay open for at least another month, and there are a number that stay open year round.

If you’re interested in adding more locally grown produce to your meals, yummy fruits and vegetables are still coming into season, now and through the next few months. A sampling of what’s in season..

…In October
Apples, Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chives, Cilantro, Corn, Cranberries, Garlic, Kale, Lettuce, Leeks, Onions, Pears, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Radishes, Rosemary, Sage, Salad Greens, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, Thyme, Turnips, Winter Squash

…In November

Apples, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Garlic, Leeks, Onions, Pears, Rosemary, Sage, Thyme, Turnips, Winter Squash

…In December

Apples, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Garlic, Pears, Rosemary, Sage, Turnips, Winter Squash

So bundle up, grab your canvas shopping bag and head out to your closest farmers’ market…and enjoy the bounty our local farmers have to offer.

Green byte: We love the new name for people who focus on buying locally produced food. Are you a locavore?


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