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Watercress

Watercress

A peppery, slightly bitter taste and lots of vitamin A and lutein (which is good for your eyes and helps fight cancer) make this a leafy green worth incorporating into your diet.
Watermelon

Watermelon

Chilled, ripe red, juicy watermelon is the quintessential summer picnic fruit. And oh, by the way, it happens to be high in disease-fighting lycopene.
Squash

Winter Squash

Native to the Americas, hearty winter squashes are a good source of complex carbohydrates, fiber, potassium, iron, riboflavin, and beta carotene (a source of vitamin A).

what's in season

Fruits and vegetables at their peak right now.

   
  • Tomatoes
  • Cherries
  • Watermelon
  • Zucchini
  • Peaches
  • Cucumber
  • Blueberries
  • Arugula
  • Sweet corn
  • Fiddlehead Ferns
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