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Why we should eat seasonally and locally

 

What we eat plays an integral part in how healthy we are. The phrase you are what you eat means that what we eat can affect our mental, emotional and physical health. 

Eating seasonally and locally is important, as produce grown close to home has the perfect combination of nutrients for the season in which they are best harvested and eaten.

Whats in season – September/October

Fruit

apples – avocados – cumquats – grapefruit – lemons – mandarins – blood seville oranges – pears – rhubarb – strawberries – tangelos – tangerine

Vegetables

asparagus – bok choy -beetroot – broccoli – cabbage – carrots – cauliflower – celery – choy sum – garlic – kohlrabi – leeks – salad – spring onions – parsnip – peas – potato – pumpkin – silverbeet – spinach

 

Sourced from Adelaide Farmers Market: https://adelaidefarmersmarket.com.au/food-and-produce/seasonal-produce-guide/

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