Fresh Produce: Summertime Vegetables

May 26, 2023

We’ve already talked all about the best fruits for the summertime but fruit isn’t the only fresh produce that we can enjoy in the summertime! At Farmer Joe’s, we offer the best produce selection in town. Our customers rave about how fresh and delicious our vegetables are. We pride ourselves on offering locally grown veggies that you can trust are top-of-the-line. Check out these 7 vegetables that are the best to eat during the summer season: 

1. Lettuce

Lettuce is a versatile summertime vegetable that everyone should keep on hand! You can use it to toss a fresh salad or as a garnish for burgers at your next summer cookout. Either way, you’ll want to make sure that there’s always fresh lettuce from Farmer Joe’s in your refrigerator this summer.

2. Carrots

Carrots are another summertime vegetable that are super versatile. They can be added to salads, cooked, or even eaten with delicious ranch dressing! The possibilities with carrots are endless. We source all of our vegetables from local farms to ensure top-notch quality. Our carrots are sure to be the best of the best!

3. Corn

Nothing says summer like grilled corn on the cob at your summertime cookouts! Corn is a staple summertime vegetable. It’s a must-have in every household. Whether you like it on the cob or not, you can never go wrong with fresh, golden corn. Our great selection of fresh produce at Farmer Joe’s includes Florida Sweet Corn!

4. Celery

Hear us out…celery may not be everyone’s favorite but it is the perfect garnish for wings or a delicious, healthy snack dipped in hummus or ranch. Don’t knock celery as a staple summertime vegetable until you try it! And don’t worry, we have all of the perfect dips at Farmer Joe’s to make your celery snack taste that much better.

5. Broccoli

Broccoli is a popular summertime vegetable that can be prepared in many different ways. Covered in cheese is definitely one of the best! However you prefer broccoli, it is the perfect side dish for dinner. It is the tastiest and the freshest during the summer season and is readily available for all of our loyal customers to come and get!

6. Cauliflower

Cauliflower is a great summertime vegetable! It is also a wonderful alternative to many things if you are trying to stay on the healthier side of things. You can rice it for cauliflower rice or use it as a replacement for noodles in macaroni and cheese. It can even be mashed as a substitute for mashed potatoes! Cauliflower allows you to enjoy your favorite summer dishes while still eating healthy and avoiding extra carbs!

7. Green Beans

Last but certainly not least on this list of summertime vegetables are green beans! Green beans are an excellent addition to any summer dinner. They can be made simply with just butter or seasoned and made to your liking. However you eat green beans, you can be sure that if you buy them at Farmer Joe’s, you’re getting the very best!

Farmer Joe’s fresh produce department has the best selection of summertime vegetables in town! Everything from lettuce to green beans can be found at our store. We source all of our produce from local farms and guarantee freshness every single time. What are you waiting for?! Stop into Farmer Joe’s today for all of your summertime produce! You can also visit our website to learn more about what we have to offer and the farms that we source from.

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