Consumer Reports offers great advice on summer fruits and vegetables.
Which summer fruits and vegetables are best? What does organic mean and is organic food better for me, even though it costs more than regular food at the grocery store?
Check out this article on Summer Super Foods courtesy of Consumer Reports
10 Super-Healthy Summer Fruits and Vegetables
Give your taste buds a treat with these power foods
By Amanda Lecky August 02, 2018
We’ll spare you the lecture: You already know you should eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. After all, they’re an important source of vitamins and minerals, fiber, and a variety of disease-fighting phytochemicals.
At this time of year, gardens and markets are overflowing with seasonal bounty, making it easy to work more of them into your diet. In fact, just choosing among all the delicious options can be the hard part. So here’s a quick guide to 10 summer fruits and veggies that give you amazing nutritional bang for your produce buck, plus expert tips on how to cook and enjoy them.
Check out their article on farmers market produce when they compare organic to non organically grown foods
Farmers Market Produce: Local vs. Organic
Consumers often confuse these terms, but they don’t mean the same thing
By Sally Wadyka Last updated: July 12, 2018
Faster than you can say “kale salad,” it seems like yet another farmers market pops up. In fact, there are more than 8,700 registered in the USDA’s Farmers Market Directory.
It’s easy to understand why farmers markets are popular: They offer fresh fruit and vegetables, plus a chance to meet the people who grow what you’re buying. But it’s not always clear to shoppers whether the produce heaped up all around is local, organic, or both.