It’s fall and time to try all of the great seasonal produce Oklahoma has to offer. Everything from pumpkins to broccoli is now in season.
Eating locally produced food is a great way to support your local community and it’s also a great way to make sure you are eating fresh food. It also makes sure your diet is diverse because you end up eating seasonally.
You can find a lot of local fresh seasonal produce at grocery stores around the state. If your’s doesn’t carry local produce ask if they will start.
Another way to to find local produce is by going to the state’s many farmers’ markets. We have them all over the state and they are an affordable way to get fresh produce because you are buying straight from the farmers. It also means the produce is extremely fresh.
Fall is a great time for seasonal produce in Oklahoma. Many favorite fall dishes can be made using locally produced ingredients like apples and pumpkins.
If you consume animal products be sure to buy those locally as well. The more local ingredients you use the better. Your food will be fresh and you will be supporting your local economy and farmers.
Fall Seasonal Produce Guide
Want to use these ingredients in delicious recipes? Try these fall recipes using seasonal produce.
MORE LOCAL FOOD RESOURCES
- How to Eat Local in Oklahoma
- Support Local Farmers, Join a CSA
- The Importance of Buying Local
- Eat Local and Save Money
Having trouble finding local produce or other local food? Join the Green Living in Oklahoma Facebook group and connect with other Oklahomans to find what you are looking for.