Find What's Fresh Every Season of the Year
Consumers who buy produce during its growing season get the freshest ingredients, best flavor, most nutrition, and lowest prices. Supporting local farmers also helps nurture a healthy agricultural community nationwide. Every season has a bounty of fruits and vegetables on which to base creative and classic meals. It can even become a fun personal challenge to see how many seasonal ingredients can be included in each meal. Consider preserving and freezing some of the produce from particularly short harvest seasons, and when prices drop, to keep a variety of options on hand. Here are some of the best offerings from each season.