This first day of Fall is September 23rd and our delicious, Summer watermelons and tasty peppers will be out of season soon. Although Fall is a symbol of pumpkin spice lattes and the start of soup season, there are much more produce that are peaking this season!
This guide will tell you exactly what to expect to see in your local farmer’s market, as well as some easy recipes to mix up your meals!
What's in season
So what’s in season other than pumpkins? Click here to see all the produce that is in season in Austin: https://www.jbgorganic.com/guide/seasonalchart
I picked out my favorite veggies below:
- Winter Greens
- Sweet Potatoes
- Winter Squash
- Broccoli Rabe
- Collard Greens
Ordering local has so many benefits when compared to picking up produce from the grocery store and as technology has advanced, it is now EASIERto buy locally.
supporting your community’s economy,
consuming more nutrient-dense vegetables due to the shorter time between harvest and the time to your home,
they are packed full of flavor because you are consuming the vegetables in the peak of season,
safer food supply due to limited chances of contamination
You know where your food comes from! You can literally ask the farmer how it was grown and their values to sustain the crops.
Do you understand the benefits, but want an easy way to order? Sign up for Johnson’s Backyard Garden’s CSA box here: https://www.jbgorganic.com
Simple Fall Inspired Recipes
The key to mixing up your dinner rotations is to Keep It Super Simple.
- Roasting Root Veggies
- Kale Salad
- Spinach & Pear Salad
Are you a pro in the kitchen? Try out these recipes inspired by local Austinites:
- Sweet Potatoes