Eating What’s in Season is Healthier and Tastier
What did people do before the invention of refrigeration? Before preservatives? They ate what was locally grown, in-season! There was no way around that.
It’s tough in New England with such a short growing season. That’s why I love to take advantage of the bounty of fruits and vegetables that are available in July and August. There is nothing like eating corn within hours of being picked! Having grown up with it, I really can’t eat corn that was picked so long ago that it’s starchy tasting.
I went blueberry picking with my grandchildren recently. Those berries were so sweet right off the bush, it was just such a treat! We picked strawberries in June, and we’ll be picking apples in the fall. I want to make sure that they understand where their food comes from.
Looking at the websites of some local farms, here’s a list of some of the great fruits and vegetables that are available during the month of August:
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