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Farmers’ market season has many benefits to it. During these few months, we can enjoy shopping while absorbing some Vitamin D from the sun, getting fresh produce while supporting local businesses and meeting new people. Lori Bumbaco, RD, Oncologist Dietitian at NorthShore, recommends:
Lori suggests shopping for these produce items during their peak season:
End of summer into fall:
Tip: Rinse berries just before eating them to avoid them getting soggy or rotting.
Tip: Avoid herbs with flowers on them. When the flowers bud, the herbs get a slightly bitter aftertaste.
What are you most looking forward to this farmers’ market season?