In an A-to-Z chart.

By Grace Elkus
Updated July 10, 2015
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There are few things worse than shelling out money on fresh produce, only to find it’s overripe, rotten, or completely lacking in flavor. To ensure your cucumbers are crisp and your nectarines juicy, we’ve compiled the ultimate A-to-Z guide to choosing produce like a pro. Created with expert advice from the USDA, a nutritionist, and a recipe developer, this handy chart takes the guesswork out of grocery shopping—whether you're speeding through the store or perusing a local farmer's market.

graphic by Onethread Design

Print your own version for the fridge (or your bag) here.