The Fruits and Vegetables Of Summer

If there’s ever been a better time to up your fruit and vegetable intake, the next few months are it.  The summer brings a bounty of juicy and delicious produce, highlighting the finest nutrient-dense, hydrating, and cooling foods.  So kick off the first official day of summer by looking for the following fruits and vegetables at farmers’ markets and in produce departments for the best flavor (and greatest value) the season has to offer.

The Fruits and Vegetables Of Summer:

Apricots Artichokes Arugula Avocado Basil
Beets Bell Peppers Blackberries Blueberries Cantaloupe
Cherries Collard Greens Corn Cucumbers Dates
Eggplant Fava Beans Fennel Figs Garlic
Grapes Green Beans Hot Peppers Limes Mango
Melons Mushrooms Nectarines Okra Onions
Peaches Plums Potatoes Radicchio Radishes
Raspberries Rhubarb Shallots Spinach Strawberries
Sugar Snap Peas Sweet Peppers Tomatoes Yellow Squash Zucchini

* Specific crops and harvest dates will depend on your region’s climate – click here for more details.

DK

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