What’s Fresh – October

“Buy and cook what is in season”, that’s what we are always told right? Besides just being trendy, the mantra is actually true! If you purchase and consume in season produce you will not only get the most fresh and tasty food and help the environment, but you will also save some serious $$$. Here is a guide to what is fresh in the fruit and vegetable world this month for local NW produce!

Be mindful that this list pertains mainly to NW residents. If you are from or living in a different location, click on the links below to create a list that pertains more to you!

October Food Challenge!

Make a Fall or Halloween themed meal, dessert, dish, or snack featuring some October What’s Fresh produce! Comment or message me your idea and I will feature them during the last week of October! You can also Tweet, Instagram, or Facebook me your meal idea using the #thisispreventivehealth

Fruits that are fresh in October!

Fruits that are fresh in October!

Veggies that are fresh in October!

Veggies that are fresh in October!

This varies and many herbs are fresh year round. You can also have an indoor herbal garden. These are some herbs that are fresh in October!

This varies and many herbs are fresh year round. You can also have an indoor herbal garden. These are some herbs that are fresh in October!

Later on this month, stay tuned for a recipe that uses What’s Fresh produce for its ingredients. If you want ideas for how to incorporate certain foods here into your diet let me know by leaving a comment!

Poll Winner from September!

You voted and peaches was the most popular fruit from September! Vote below for you favorite October fruit!

My name is Emma Petshow and I am a 3rd year naturopathic medical student at the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR. For more about myself, check out my bio. This blog is intended for information about preventive health and lifestyle improvement. The information contained on this blog is not to be used as medical advice. Please consult with your primary health provider before starting a new exercise regimen. For specific medical advice you should consult your physician.
Happy birthday to me! Off to have a weekend full of adventures and fun :-)

Happy birthday to me! Off to have a weekend full of adventures and fun 🙂

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