How to Tell If Your Fruits and Veggies are Ripe!

Now that you know what’s in season, here are some tips on how to tell if the fruits and vegetables
you’re CRAVING this time of year are ripe:
Avocado | Peak: Yearround
Firm with a waxy appearance and no sunken soft spots

Green Beans | Peak: May to October
Thin with vibrant, smooth surfaces that snap when you gently bend them

Kiwi | Peak: Yearround
Slightly yielding to touch; let ripen at room temperature

Peaches | Peak: May to October
Slightly yielding to touch; fruity aroma with yellow or warm cream background color

Bell Peppers | Yearround
Brightly colored and wrinkle free exterior

Tomatoes | Peak: June to September
Mildly yielding to touch; heavy with rich color and no wrinkles, cracks, bruises or soft spots

Blueberries | Peak: May to October
Plump, firm skin with a dull white frost

Grapes | Peak: May to October
Plump, wrinkle free and firmly attached to stem