Enjoying summer produce starts with knowing when to buy what. Follow these tips to help select the freshest vegetables this season.
Look for corn that has green husks, moist stems and silks that are free of decay.
Tomatoes should be smooth and firm but not hard.
Peppers should be firm, bright and have smooth skin.
Look for locally grown, in-season produce for best flavor and nutrient levels.
Explore area farmer's markets, roadside stands or ask for locally grown produce in the grocery store.