By Contributing Author: Sharon A. See
Even though it still feels like summer around here, the Monroe Farmers’ Market is full of fall favorites. There are so many varieties of fall veggies that you can easily find something to appeal to even the most pickiest of eaters.
Most of these crops are very versatile too! They can be used in many different recipes from soups and stews, to casseroles, salads, and even atop your favorite pasta.
You just can’t beat them for healthy sources of vitamins, minerals, essential fats and tons of fiber. I’ve broken them down for you in into three groups that make up the most nutritious of all the fall veggies. I also give you plenty of healthy reasons to make each of these a regular part of your diet.
Read through to the end of this article and you’ll find a couple of tasty recipes using some of these nutritious fall favorites.
The Monroe Farmers' Market is open June–October and offers fresh, locally-grown produce, baked goods, prepared foods and hand-crafted specialty foods to Connecticut locals.