Crop Finder

To get fresh produce, it pays to know what grows where in winter

Dec 1, 2006
Outside Magazine
Crop Finder

There's nothing wrong with eating frozen fruit and vegetables all season long—it'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

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