9 In-Season Fruits and Veggies for September

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Summer is a great season for fresh produce—all those berries and melons and salad greens. But fall is arguably an even better time for seasonal produce. Think apples! Pumpkins! Brussels sprouts! [My excitement over that last one may put me in a minority.] In-season fruits and vegetables tend to taste better, be better for the environment and have higher nutrient levels, since you can buy it from local producers instead of picked, preserved and shipped from far-off lands. Specific seasonal produce will vary based on your location, of course. But here's a general guide to the freshest fruits and veggies for September.

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