What’s In Season- August

It’s always smart to buy what is in season- it’s fresh and local and will most likely be more nutritious because it isn’t picked before it’s prime (when fruit does not ripen wholly and naturally, it can lose nutrients.) In IL we have some great choices! Hit up your local Farmer’s Market to pick up some organic produce for our APL featured recipes this month! Our fave in Chicago is the Green City Market.

To find a market close to you, go to: http://search.ams.usda.gov/farmersmarkets/

Look for…

 

  • Apples
  • Artichokes
  • Beans
  • Bell Peppers
  • Berries
  • Cauliflower
  • Carrots
  • Corn
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Garlic
  • Grapes
  • A Plethora of Herbs
  • Horseradish
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce
  • Melons
  • Nectarines & Peaches
  • Okra
  • Peas
  • Plums
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkins
  • Radishes
  • Rhubarb
  • Squash
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Tomatoes
  • Turnips
NutritionAshley Pettit