December 5 In Season at the Market
Buying and eating in season produce is good for your nutrition and helps the economy, our seasonal updates are here to lend a hand.
Let us inspire you with just a few of the fresh, locally grown produce now in season at the South Australia Produce Market that you will find at your local fruit and veg store.
Our pick of the week is South Australian grown Cucumber, which is in great supply. Cucumbers add a refreshing crunch to salads or sandwiches and are the perfect snack to accompany dips or simply eaten alone! Add some Cucumber to your shopping basket this week. Try this Quinoa, Cucumber and Feta Salad for a salad that fills you up and is loaded with flavour!
South Australian grown Riverland stone fruit is continually improving in quality and variety, including white peaches hitting the shelves of your local fruit and veg shop. Look for fruit that is fragrant with a slight bit of give when pressing to select fruit that is ripe. Stone fruit ripens on your benchtop if you want to buy today and eat later in the week!
Gourmet Tomatoes are a summer-time staple and are great quality this week.With a lovely, sweet, taste these tomatoes go perfectly in sandwiches, pasta sauce, or even mixed in with your Sunday morning scrambled eggs! So, make sure to add some to your shopping basket this week they are being freshly picked from the northern Adelaide plains and we promise you won’t be disappointed.
Zucchini is in excellent quality this week. Tasty and versatile, Zucchini can be added to a variety of dishes for an added hint of green. You can’t go wrong with this Zucchini Lasagne, where Zucchini is the star of the show for an easy mid-week dinner.
You’ll find the best produce inside your local independent fruit & veg stores. Locate your closest store here. And don’t forget to check out Pick a Local, Pick SA Facebook page or the latest news from your local fresh produce experts.