By: Avera McKennan Fitness Center
August 7 – 13 is National Farmers Market Week. Farmers, ranchers and local food producers are celebrated across the country for their role in local and regional food systems. Find a local food market near you and add these summer fruits and veggies to your meals.
Craving something sweet? A peach is perfect as a snack on its own or a tasty topping to yogurt.
Add summer squash to pasta or to eggs for a tasty summer omelet.
Easy to cook, green beans are perfect for a flavorful stir fry, a side dish for dinner or healthy topping to a salad.
Blueberries are a summer favorite that can be sprinkled on yogurt, hot or cold cereal, ice cream and added to a variety of recipes.
Visit the National Farmers Market Directory to find a farmer’s market near you.
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