Spring Fruits and Veggies

Spring is finally here! So are the wonderfully sweet and juicy spring fruits, such as: Apricots, Blueberries, Cantaloupe, Casaba Melon, Cherries, Currants, Figs, Nectarines, Papayas, Pineapples, Raspberries, Rhubarb, and Strawberries. Your whole family will enjoy these fruits and you’ll feel good about providing great nutrition and a delicious snack fresh, cooked, or in your favorite dish. 

Also in season are delicious and nutritious spring vegetables such as: Asparagus, Snap Beans, Carrots, Fennel, Garlic, Okra, Onions, Green Onions, English Peas, Sugar Snap Peas, Rhubarb, Shallot, Spinach, and Swiss Chard.  

Advice from the FDA on handling fresh produce: http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/qa-prod1.html.