This colorful handbook will help you select good-quality, healthy fruits and vegetables that are a vital part of your daily diet. You’ll learn why there is more to fruit and vegetable quality than meets the eye and how to handle your fresh produce at home to maintain quality and safety.
You’ll also learn how growing and harvesting factors can effect quality and the effect of growing locations, produce handling methods.
Handy tables show you the steps between the field and your table, which fruits and vegetables should be stored in the refrigerator and which should be stored on the counter, and what to look for when selecting produce at the market.
After reading this guide you will feel confident picking out your favorite produce items at your local store or farmers’ market.
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