Save on In Season Produce in August
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Save on In Season Produce in August

Posted on Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 at 7:00 am
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WatermelonThere are certain fruits and vegetables that are going to be in season each month. August has many types of in season produce to choose from. You will get the very best prices of the year when you buy produce while it is in season. If one of your favorites is on this list don’t hesitate to pick some up on you next trip to the grocery store!

August has a wide variety of produce that is in season. This is a perfect month to put some fresh fruit into a school lunch, or to stir fry some new and interesting vegetables for dinner. Print out this list and take it with you to the grocery store so you won’t forget which produce is in season right now.

Fruits
Apples
Apricots
Avocados
Blackberries
Blueberries
Boysenberries
Cherries
Cantaloupe
Figs
Grapes
Kiwi
Limes
Mangoes
Nectarines
Peaches
Plums
Raspberries
Strawberries
Watermelon

Vegetables
Acorn Squash
Beets
Butternut Squash
Carrots
Corn
Cucumbers
Eggplant
Green Beans
Green Onions
Kohlrabi
Lettuce
Okra
Onions
Peas
Peppers
Potatoes
Radishes
Scallions
Shallots
Summer squash
Swiss Chard
Tomatillos
Tomatoes
Winter Squash
Zucchini

Other
Basil
Cilantro
Fennel
Garlic
Lemongrass
Rosemary

As you can see, August has fresh, in season, produce, for everyone. There must be something in there that your family loves to eat! August is special because it has plenty of herbs that are at the peak of freshness. Toss some into a mixture of vegetables and you can’t go wrong.

Now is a great time to experiment with the recipes you have been considering, but were worried about the cost of the produce earlier this year. It is your last chance to enjoy summer produce like watermelon and corn. August is also your first taste of fresh winter squash and avocados. This is a good month to try out different kinds of squash, to discover which your family likes best.

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