Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Eating Local Year-Round

There is a huge trend in food - eating local! Eating local gives you fresh produce packed with micronutrients, like vitamins and minerals. The best way to eat local is to eat in season. So, what's in season year-round?

  • Apples
  • Avocados
  • Bananas
  • Bell Peppers
  • Broccolini
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Leeks
  • Lemons
  • Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Olives
  • Onions
  • Papayas
  • Parsnips
  • Pearl Onions
  • Potatoes
  • Snow Peas
Thank you to More Matters for this year-round produce list. This month I will highlight a variety of fruits and vegetables. We will learn about the vitamins and minerals of each fruit and veggie. We'll learn how to pick the best produce and ideas for including more fruits and vegetables into your daily diet.

Here's to a great month!

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