There's nothing wrong with eating frozen fruit and vegetables all season longit's often the best choice when local farms are shuttered. "Flash-freezing traps nutrients immediately after the produce is harvested, when they're at their peak," says Denver nutritionist Allison Slade. Besides, fresh produce brought to you from halfway around the world can lose up to 70 percent of its vitamin content. But man cannot live on frozen peas alone. Use this regional guide to find fresh food near you.
Pears, Apples, Walnuts, Potatoes, Filberts, Beets, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Leeks, Winter Squash
Avocadoes, Kale, Citrus, Asian Greens, Herbs, Beets, Potatoes, Winter Squash
Apples, Avocadoes, Broccoli, Lettuce, Citrus, Spinach
Apples, Cabbage, Brussels Sprouts, Carrots, Winter Squash
Apples, Mushrooms, Butternut Squash, Potatoes, Turnips
Citrus, Pecans, Asian Greens, Apples, Sweet Potatoes