It’s all about taste and cost when it comes to picking your fruits and veggies. And fortunately, in the produce world you can have your
cake produce and eat it too.
Thanks to imports, we are almost guaranteed to find any kind of fruit and veggie in our local grocer. However, if you’re seeking best priced and full of flavor, it’s best to pick your produce according to season. It will most likely be locally grown, picked at ripeness, and transported to a destination nearby.
By picking local seasonal produce, you’re also helping the environment, your community, and your body by fueling it with vitamins and nutrients.
It’s as easy as following your regions recommended seasonal produce guide. This site, Field to Plate, is “a visionary edible education company infusing vitality and meaning into food education and the eating experience.” Here, you can find your state and click the corresponding link to find seasonal produce in your neck of the woods.