August 14, 2015
Harvest-time produce at local stands and markets this month:
Fruits: Apples, blackberries, blueberries, cantaloupes, cucumbers, grapes, peaches, raspberries, strawberries.
Vegetables: Lima, pole and snap beans, beets, cabbage, carrots, cilantro, collards, sweet corn, dill, eggplant, endive, escarole, kale, leaf lettuce, mustard greens, okra, onions, parsley, bell, hot and sweet peppers, potatoes, radishes, spinach, summer and early winter squash, turnip greens.
Produce Tip: With eggplant, look for smooth, deep-purple skin and heavy, firm flesh. Choose medium sized eggplant, and store it soon in your fridge’s vegetable crisper at 45°F to 50°F.
Our Ohio’s website here has more information on what’s in stock.