Category Archives: Fruits

A Berry Sweet Season in Idaho

It’s Summertime – the weather is nice and that means Idaho grown berries, cherries and U-picks! Strawberries are the first berry to come into season.When you buy strawberries make sure they are plump and red. Since strawberries don’t ripen after they’ve been picked, avoid dull-colored berries and ones with yellow or green patches on their skin. Rhubarb […]

It’s Farmers Market Week-What’s in Season?

Farmers Market Week: Farmers, food producers, consumers and processors across the United States are celebrating Farmers Market Week, August 6-13. Farmers markets and other direct agricultural marketing outlets generate nearly $9 billion for the U.S. economy each year. There are over 50 Farmers Markets in Idaho – to find one near you click here. Fresh Fruits […]