Beets have gotten a bad rap, but they are beautiful and bring color to the plate. Look for golden beets and those that are striped red and white, called Chioggia beets, which are particularly pretty and sweet.


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Northeast

Make the most of the freshest seasonal ingredients from the Northeast with our delicious FoodFit recipes. We've collected an assortment here for you to try, but you can look for more in the search box above.

Beets

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 Roasted Beets, Greens and Goat Cheese Salad
 Grilled Chicken, Beet and Cucumber Salad with Feta and Yogurt Dressing
 Beets with Honey, Mustard and Black Pepper


Cucumbers

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 Chicken Wraps with Cucumber
 Poached Salmon with Cucumber Dill Sauce
 Mediterranean Lamb with Minted Cucumber Sauce


Plums

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 Plum Jam
 Plum Compote
 Moroccan Pork Tenderloin with Dried Plums


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Find your local market with the National Directory of Farmer's Markets.

Learn more about heirloom varieties of produce.

Discover how the American Farmland Trust is working to protect the land—and what you can do to help.

Meet a Northeastern farmer.

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