July – What’s in Season?

June 27, 2017

 

Eating fresh seasonal produce comes with a handful of benefits – better taste, more nutritional benefits, and you can get more bang for your buck. Not to mention, that purchasing what’s in season typically means you’re supporting local farmers, especially if you’re picking up from a farmers’ market. Seeing that July is upon us, you may be wondering, what produce is in season during July in the Northeast? Good question! Here’s a list of what is in season, right now:

Fruits: 

  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Cherries
  • Peaches
  • Raspberries

Vegetables: 

  • Arugula
  • Beets
  • Bell Peppers
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cucumber
  • Eggplant
  • Garlic
  • Green Beans
  • Green Onions
  • Iceberg Lettuce
  • Kale
  • Onions
  • Peas
  • Potatoes
  • Radishes
  • Rhubarb
  • Romaine Lettuce
  • Scallions
  • Spinach
  • Tomatoes
  • Zucchini

As quick as July came, it’ll be on the books before we know it. Check out this handy Seasonal Food Guide in the months to come, tailored to your location!

Sources:

http://www.damngoodrecipes.com/seasonal_calendar.php

http://www.rebootwithjoe.com/benefits-of-eating-seasonally/

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