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FALL MARKET: Your list of produce, perfect for END OF SEASON savouring

As we find ourselves at the midway point of October, the vibrant tapestry of nature's harvest is in full display. This is a time when a variety of fruits and vegetables are at their peak, ready to be plucked and savored in all their ripe glory. Here's a glimpse of the produce that's best to be picked now:

  • Tomatoes: August is a tomato lover's paradise. Fields and gardens are bursting with juicy, sun-ripened tomatoes in an array of colors and sizes. From sweet cherry tomatoes to meaty beefsteaks, this is the perfect time to enjoy them in salads, sauces, and sandwiches.

  • Berries: Whether it's plump strawberries, succulent blueberries, or luscious raspberries, August is a treasure trove for berry enthusiasts. These antioxidant-rich gems are perfect for snacking, baking, or adding a burst of flavor to your morning cereal.

  • Corn: Corn on the cob is a quintessential summer treat. The sweet kernels are best enjoyed during their peak season, when they are tender and bursting with natural sweetness. Grilled, boiled, or roasted, corn is a versatile and delicious addition to summer meals.

  • Zucchini and Summer Squash: These versatile vegetables are abundant in August. Their mild flavors and tender texture make them a staple in both savory and sweet dishes. From zucchini noodles to grilled squash, there's no shortage of ways to enjoy these summer delights.

  • Cucumbers: Crisp and refreshing, cucumbers are a cooling addition to salads, sandwiches, and even refreshing drinks. Their high water content makes them perfect for staying hydrated during the warm days of August.

  • Eggplants: With their glossy skin and rich flavors, eggplants shine in various cuisines. Whether you're making baba ganoush, ratatouille, or eggplant parmesan, now is the time to explore their culinary possibilities.

  • Bell Peppers: Bell peppers come in an array of vibrant colors and are loaded with vitamins and antioxidants. Their sweet, crunchy texture adds a burst of flavor to salads, stir-fries, and fajitas.

  • Melons: August is the peak season for melons like cantaloupe and watermelon. These juicy fruits are a quintessential symbol of summer, offering a refreshing and hydrating snack during the warm days.

  • Beans: Green beans, wax beans, and other varieties are abundant in August. Their tender pods are perfect for steaming, sautéing, or adding to salads.

  • Herbs: Fresh herbs are in their prime during August. Basil, mint, cilantro, and more are flourishing, adding aromatic depth to your dishes and drinks.

As you stroll through the farm or visit local markets, let the colors, aromas, and textures of these seasonal treasures awaken your senses. Each bite carries the essence of the sun-soaked days and the promise of autumn's embrace. So, gather these gifts from the earth and savor them, knowing that you're capturing a moment in time when nature's bounty is at its zenith.

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