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Thrifty Thursday: Save Money with Spring Produce

Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2015

Back in September, we discussed how buying seasonal produce can save you lots of money on food preparation. Well, seasons have changed and now it's time to start cooking, baking, and saving money with Spring's in-season fruits and veggies!

Seasonal Produce | Image source: Shutterstock.com / Photographer: Africa Studio

Here's a look at the produce you'll be paying less for, and when, this season:

Spring Produce

April

Artichokes, asparagus, broccoli, cauliflower, leeks, lettuce, mushrooms, pineapples, radishes, rhubarb, and spring peas.

May

Apricots, artichokes, asparagus, cherries, lettuce, mangoes, okra, pineapples, radishes, rhubarb, spring peas, strawberries, swiss chard, and zucchini.

June

Apricots, blueberries, cantaloupe, cherries, corn, kiwi, lettuce, mangoes, peaches, strawberries, swiss chard, watermelon, and zucchini.

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Be sure to stock up on these in-season foods (might we suggest, at a local farmers market) and get creative with how you prepare them! We've rounded up some links with several recipes that include these seasonal goodies.

Recipes

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