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Illinois Guide

May 27, 2010

This pdf is a really helpful for eating in season and locally:

http://www.agr.state.il.us/markets/WhatsInSeason.pdf

The following ten foods, according to the NRDC, are most commonly air-freighted, so look out for them at farmers markets this season:

  • Asparagus (Peru)
  • Bell peppers (Netherlands)
  • Tomatoes (Netherlands)
  • Blackberries (Chile)
  • Blueberries (Argentina)
  • Cherries (Chile)
  • Raspberries (Chile)
  • Peaches (Chile)
  • Nectarines (Chile)
  • Papayas (Brazil)

The Fox Valley Farmers Market starts in June on Friday’s from 11-7 on State St. in Elgin. Don’t forget your canvas bags 🙂

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One Comment leave one →
  1. picklemeanything permalink
    May 28, 2010 12:56 am

    I can’t wait to bike there with you! Get that ‘cycle up and running!

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