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Featured Harvest of the Month
berries

The Harvest of the Month Featured Produce is

Berries


Reasons to eat berries

1/2 cup of most berries provides:

  • a good source of Vitamin C.
  • a good source of fiber.
  • a rich rource of phytochemicals, which come from plants and can help you stay healthy.

 

Home Grown Facts:

  • California leads the nation in production of fresh raspberries.
  • Blueberries can grow on bushes 12 feet tall!
  • The tayberry, loganberry and boysenberry are hybrids of blackberries and raspberries.
  • Strawberries are the most popular berry in America.

 

Serving Ideas:

  • Add berries to your cereal for more fiber and flavor.
  • Keep a bag of mixed berries in the freezer for smoothies.
  • Stir your favorite berries into lowfat yogurt for a tasty snack.
  • Top pancakes with fresh blueberries.
  • Mash berries to make your own jam.