One of the best ways to ensure that your family is eating the tastiest and healthiest food available is to shop seasonally. Try to be aware of what fruits and vegetables are coming in and going out of season.  Shopping seasonally means knowing when a certain item will be hard to find or of a lower quality, but it also means always eating the freshest food when it tastes the best. Take a look at some of our produce that is in the prime of its season!

Delicious heirloom tomatoes are available at the market now! Heirlooms are non-hybrid indeterminate fruits with subtle differences in flavor, color, and shape compared to ordinary tomatoes. Some varieties are sweeter, while others are more savory, or acidic. Current varieties include Black Krim, German Pink, Cherokee Purple, and Golden Jubilee![singlepic id=155 w=320 h=240 float=]

Alabama okra is being delivered fresh every day! This amazing vegetable has been a favorite staple of southern families for generations. We all love fried okra but try slicing fresh okra and tomatoes then sauteing for a quick and tasty dish.[singlepic id=156 w=320 h=240 float=]

Silver Queen corn is experiencing an especially good harvest this month. Ears are extra-large, plump, and full of flavor! Whether this a regular meal in your home or not, now is a great time to try Silver Queen corn![singlepic id=154 w=320 h=240 float=]

Rattlesnake pole beans are an exceptional alternative to pinkeye and lady peas! Usually snapped rather than shelled, these beans are easier to prepare with just as much flavor as other beans and peas!  Try sauteing with olive oil and a strip of bacon, or boil for several hours with a cap of Dale’s Sauce![nggallery id=18]