Look for These Fruits and Veggies at Your Farmers’ Market Now
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Look for These Fruits and Veggies at Your Farmers’ Market Now

That stash of frozen veggies has been your friend in good times and bad. Now it’s time to give it a break from your dinner rotation and get yourself to a market ASAP. From New York to New Mexico, summer produce is in full swing and we’ve got the scoop on what’s in season and where. Eating locally and seasonally forces you to mix up your routine and get adventurous with those veggies. And with goodies like bright summer squash and luscious tomatoes coming on the scene, July is a great time to load up on vitamins and try something new in the kitchen or on the grill. Get ready to brush up on your farmers’ market skills and ditch the microwave, ’cause this list will keep you eating fresh all summer long.

Northeast

broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, cherries, peas, radishes, raspberries, rhubarb, summer squash, tomatoes

South

blackberries, blueberries, corn, cucumbers, melon, nectarines, okra, peaches, peppers, summer squash, tomatoes, watermelon

Heartland

beets, broccoli, carrots, corn, eggplant, green beans, lettuce, peas, peppers, summer squash, tomatoes

West 

apricots, avocados, basil, figs, green beans, nectarines, peaches, plums, raspberries, strawberries, summer squash, tomatoes, watermelon

Southwest 

beets, blackberries, figs, nectarines, okra, peaches, raspberries, summer squash, tomatoes

What are you excited to eat this month? Tell us in the comments below!

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