At the Farmers Market

 
 

Find tips for shopping at the farmers market, and buying and eating local produce. Learn how to store fruits and vegetables and preserve your produce.

Apples

Discover what’s fresh and in-season for fall. Make the most out of produce like apples, figs and winter squash, which are at their peak during the season.

 
Radishes

Discover which fruits and vegetables are at their peak during the spring season.

 
Oranges

Discover fresh produce – like beets, leeks and oranges – that are in season in winter.

 
Peaches

Discover all the delicious fruits and vegetables that are in season this summer.

 
How to Pick Fresh Produce

Learn how to pick fresh produce at the farmers market with our helpful tips and tricks.

 
Healthy raspberries

Ready for raspberry season? Here are a few questions and answers about these candy-sweet red berries.

 
What is kohlrabi - pale green vegetable

What’s pale green, looks kind of like a turnip, has little leaves coming out of the top and turned up in your CSA box? Must be kohlrabi. Find cooking tips, health benefits and recipes for this spring vegetable.

 
How to shop for watermelon

Learn how to pick out a watermelon, how to store these big fruits and what to do when you’re making a watermelon recipe in a hurry.

 
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Buying strawberries or picking them at a strawberry patch? Here’s what you should know about how to use strawberries.

 
Farmers Markets - red and yellow peppers

Farmers markets encourage finding high-quality, fresh foods close to home.

 
Picking apples at an orchard

Get to the core of apples as ingredients with answers about selecting, storing and cooking with apples, and which apple varieties work best for certain recipes.

 
Heirloom tomatoes at the farmers market

In recent years, heirloom tomato varieties have become quite popular among gardeners and tomato lovers alike.

 
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