April 27, 2020 —
Summer is here! Did you know that by eating fruits and vegetables that are in season you can add extra nutritional value to your diet? When it’s fresh and in season it’s picked at the height of its nutrition. Not to mention it tastes better, and when you buy what’s in season you have the opportunity to save money and even help the environment by buying locally for a lower carbon footprint.
Eating seasonally means more variety. That variety helps you to break food habits and change up your food choices. Instead of eating the same foods over and over and getting the same nutrients, it’s a good idea to to try to switch things up each season.
Now is the the perfect time to be on the lookout for summer fruits and vegetables to add more of that variety to your diet! While seasonal fruits vary from region to region, these fruits and vegetables are your best go-to for the most delicious and nutritious variety that summer has to offer:
|Peaches||Sugar Snap Peas|
Once you have your shopping list together check out Local Harvest to search for farmers markets, farms and Community Supported Agriculture Programs near you, where you can load up on fresh produce and enjoy a delicious summer!