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What’s in Season, Arizona?

June 29, 2010

What's in season for Arizona

There are so many fruits and vegetables in season in Arizona for the summer and into the fall! Check out the graphic above to see what is in season and how long it will be in season (Click on the graphic for an EVEN-BIGGER picture)!

June is also National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, so enjoy it by visiting your local farmers for the freshest Arizona-grown items. For organic enthusiasts, Desert Root Farms in Queen Creek has herbs, veggies, and the recipes and storing methods you need to keep them crisp. They are a Community Supported Agriculture farm, one of thousands across the United States.

Also, Arizona’s own Basha’s Grocery Store has all locally-grown produce — the fruits and vegetables, and herbs and spices you’ll need! When you buy locally from Basha’s, the money is reinvested locally.

You can find a variety of recipes for all the fruits and vegetables you can think of at FillyourPlate.org. You can find a variety of recipes for all the fruits and vegetables you can think of at FillyourPlate.org in the recipe tab. Remember, most of Fill Your Plate recipes are from Arizona farmers and rancher’s own kitchens. Happy Eating!

Information provided by Desert Root Farms, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and FillYourPlate.org.

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