As everyone knows, all fruits and vegs have a particular time of year when they are at their peak. If you are the one trying to keep a healthy and sustainable diet, it is really important to eat according to the season for a number of reasons.
First of all, fresh local produce is picked gradually as it becomes ripe and has unbeatable freshness and nutritional value, which makes seasonal foods really beneficial for our health.
Opting for food that is in season also has a positive environmental impact because it helps reduce carbon footprint through less around-the-world logistic processes such as transportation and storage.
And, of course, we should not forget that when we choose to buy local fruits and vegs over the supermarkets' ones, we make a big contribution to the support of local businesses.
Finally, if you ever tried eating seasonal foods, you would agree that the tastes, variety, and uniqueness of each season are unprecedently enjoyable!
To help you understand what is the best growing season for each fruit and veg in the UK, we have made a "seasonal foods" guide which you can use throughout the year! So, check it right now and start your journey to "seasonable" eating!
To battle the cold months and suddenly faulty immune system, you need to keep warm and provide nutrients for the body to decrease the number of sick days and stay happy and energetic! Here we have a list of winter-specific superfoods.
There is hardly anything better than the first blooms appear and you start feeling like spring is around the corner! Spring season doesn’t only bring us warmer weather, blossoming flowers, and singing birds, but also lots of delicious foods that are at their peak this time of the year. So, take a look at what's in season and fill up your plate with colorful and delicious spring produce!
Summer is righteously considered to be the best time to eat local, in-season foods, as fruits are abundant, and vegetables are as fresh as can be! Another good thing is that fruits and vegs are low-calorie, fiber-rich and nutrient-dense, so everyone can be able to reach their recommended amount of fruits and vegetables to maintain optimal health!
When summer days are over, you still can get the health-boosting benefits from autumn's rich harvest of tasty fruits and vegetables! Here are some of the most commonly available, most nutrient-rich, and healthiest autumn fruits and vegs that are perfect to make a hearty and warming autumn dish!
If you wish to order a box of fresh seasonal produce from local farmers now, visit our website and choose a pre-packed box of a handpicked organic fruits and vegetables, or customize your own box with fruits and vegs of your choice!