Wednesday’s Food For Thought: Eating In Season

Eating fruits and vegetables when they are at the peak of their growing season allows you to get the best that produce has to offer!
Natures timing allows for variety in your meals and ensures you are getting the most nutrients from your produce.

Eating in season also supports sustainability efforts in your community by lowering the emissions it takes to transport good across the country. Buying abundant foods in season also saves the consumer money! Getting fresher,tastier produce at a lesser cost all while helpingĀ the community and environment is a win -win!

Farmers markets in your area are a good place to start when looking for local in season foods. Epicurious also has an interactive map of the 50 states and what foods are in season by month. You can also find links to recipes that utilize the in season goodies.

What are you favorite seasonal foods?

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