Eating Seasonally – Autumn Edition
Produce at the Farmer’s Markets simply bursts with color during the fall. As the leaves begin to change, varieties of apples, pears and squash begin to fill up the displays in the market. The weather may be more cool but the produce available is bright and hearty! Autumn is a truly special time to try new vegetables and fruits.
To learn more about why eating in season is so good for you (and for the planet!) read our blog post from the summer, Eating Seasonally.
Look for some of these fall favorites at your local farmer’s market or grocery store*:
- Acorn Squash
- Chinese Long Beans
- Jalapeno Peppers
- Sweet Peppers
- Sweet Potatoes
- Swiss Chard
- Asian Pears
- Key Limes
*Seasonal produce may vary by region. Check out local produce guides for additional fruits and vegetables that may be available near you!