Fresh from the market: August 22nd

Fresh From The MarketHere’s all the great vegetables and fruits available at many local farmers’ markets this week. See our Mexican-Style Grilled Corn post for a great seasonal recipe.

This week’s freshly picked vegetables are: basil, beets, cabbage, carrots, celery, cilantro, cucumbers, dill, edamame beans, various eggplants, fennel, garlic, perennial herbs, hot peppers, lettuce, onions, parsley, diverse sweet peppers, radishes, scallions, string beans, summer squash, sweet corn, swiss chard, tomatillos, tomatoes, and zucchini.

Freshly picked fruit: blackberries, blueberries, cantaloupes, nectarines, peaches, pears, raspberries and watermelon.

In addition, many markets are selling pastured, all natural meat (beef, chicken, pork), pastured eggs, homemade pies and sweets, breads, cookies, muffins, scones, raw veggie chips, raw honey, organically grown flowers, freshly roasted organic coffees, prepared foods and handmade soaps, fiber products and handicrafts!

Thanks to Robin Hoy of the Wrightstown Market for her help on this list.

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