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Eating Local In August


Getting local in the kitchen and on your plate is pretty easy in August, as long as you like tomatoes, sweet corn, peaches, and okra if it's hot where you are. Check out this full list of fruits and vegetables in season in much of the country come August.

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What's In Season In August?

Find fruits and vegetables to buy in season in August with this handy guide from apples to zucchini blossoms.

Something Summer This Way Comes

Delicious dishes that travel well to bring to summer parties.

Yes Virginia, You Can Make Salad Dressing

Five simple steps to making homemade salad dressing.

Watermelon Cumin Salad

Simple and deeply savory watermelon salad with feta and cumin seeds.

Ginger Plum Smoothie

Use ginger to add fresh flavor to this pretty plum smoothie.

How to Freeze Cherries

Start with fresh, ripe cherries for frozen cherries that are a tasty snack on their own and perfect for making smoothies.

Plums Baked With Streusel Topping

Tart and tender plums are a delicious foil to a sweet oat crisp mixture.

Zucchini Souffle

Turn humble zucchini into an elegant souffle with this simple recipe.

How to Help the Honeybees

Check out five things you can do to help honeybees.

Grilled Corn Salad

Turn grilled corn into an easy, crowd-pleasing salad.

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