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Did you know...

  • A good diet includes at least five fruits and vegetables every day.
  • Fruits and vegetables are good sources of vitamin A, beta-carotene, vitamin C and fiber.
  • Vitamin A and beta-carotene are needed for fetal and infant growth.
  • Vitamin C builds healthy bones, teeth, and skin and helps to heal wounds and burns.
  • Eating fruits and vegetables may reduce your risk for cancer.
  • Fruits and vegetables are naturally low in fat, sodium and cholesterol.
  • Fruits and vegetables are fast, easy and a good value.
  • Fiber is found in the skin and seeds of fruits and vegetables. A good diet includes fiber.

Farmers' Market Sources of...

Vitamin A & Beta-Carotene

  • Cantaloupe
  • Carrots
  • Sweet Potato
  • Green Leafy Vegetables
  • Pumpkin
  • Spinach
  • Winter Squash

Vitamin C

  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Cantaloupe
  • Cauliflower
  • Green Pepper
  • Strawberries
  • Tomatoes

Fiber

  • Apples
  • Asparagus
  • Blackberries
  • Carrots
  • Cherries
  • Corn
  • Cauliflower
  • Pears
  • Potatoes
  • Strawberries
  • Tomatoes

Cruciferous Vegetables - High In Vitamins A, C, And Fiber

  • Bok Choy
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cauliflower
  • Onions
  • Cabbage
  • Broccoli
  • Kale
  • Kohlrabi
  • Turnip