Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Tightwad tuesday: best when fresh

Buy fresh fruits and vegetables at their peak season, when prices are usually lowest. Here's a handy guide (for produce grown in North America):


And while it won't necessarily save you money, shopping at local farmers' markets is a great way to make sure you're getting the freshest, most delicious produce, while supporting local growers.

2 comments:

aubrey said...

i LOVE that northwest guide to fresh produce that you emailed us a while back. i think i still have it tacked to my fridge!

Sumedh said...

hmmm...am not of your country, but that chart is nonetheless interesting. Sort of like an artistic asymmetry! ;)