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How Long Does Fresh Produce Last? Checklist

Use up your most perishable fresh produce first with this handy cheat sheet.

Last Up to 3 Days

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    Asparagus

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    Avocados

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    Bok choy

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    Chard

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    Herbs, delicate (such as basil and cilantro)

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    Spinach

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    Tomatoes

Last Up to 1 Week

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    Arugula

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    Cucumbers

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    Eggplant

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    Herbs, leafy (such as parsley and mint)

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    Kale

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    Lettuce

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    Mushrooms

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    Potatoes, new

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    Radishes

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    Scallions

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    Sugar snap peas

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    Zucchini (and summer squashes)

Last 1 Week or More

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    Beets

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    Bell peppers

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    Broccoli

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    Brussels sprouts

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    Cabbage

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    Carrots

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    Cauliflower

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    Green beans

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    Herbs, woody (such as rosemary and thyme)

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    Parsnips

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    Potatoes, russet and sweet