September 9, 2007

'Tis the Season

Summer's last days are upon us, and a new season of fruits and vegetables is around the corner.

If you are thinking about eating more seasonally this fall, look for the following fruits and vegetables (availability varies on geographic region, of course):

Vegetables: beets, bok choy, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, collard greens, corn, eggplant, garlic, kale, leeks, lettuce, mesclun, onions, parsnips, peas, peppers, potatoes, pumpkin, scallions, spinach, winter squash, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, and turnips.

Fruits: apples, blueberries, cranberries, grapes, pears, raspberries, and watermelon.

Those of you visiting from the Southern Hemisphere have the following goodies to pick from when Spring begins in less than two weeks.

Vegetables: artichokes, asparagus, beets, bok choy, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, collard greens, fennel, garlic, kale, lettuce, mesclun, onions, peas, potatoes, radishes, scallions, shallots, turnips.

Fruits: apples, apricots, avocado, mango, strawberries

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