Top Produce to Buy at a Farmers Market This Summer

Frisco Fresh Market, Local Outdoor Market

Now that the summer is officially here, the team and vendors at Frisco Fresh Market welcome our community members every weekend to enjoy local offerings of the best produce in Frisco. 

We understand that not everyone is accustomed to shopping at a local farmers market and some may wonder what exactly is in season. We want to make sure that your visit is one that exceeds expectations; and that all starts with keeping you informed on what produce will make the freshest ingredients for your next meal.

Fresh Herbs to Make Your Cooking Pop

Although fresh vegetables are a great addition to any meal, nothing beats a little extra flavor that expands the taste of local produce. What better way to enhance your eating experience than through locally sourced herbs?

Summer is a prime season for collecting tasty herbs that go well with most dishes. Some of the most popular herbs you could find at a farmers market include the following:

  • Dill
  • Basil 
  • Cilantro
  • Lemongrass
  • Green Onion
  • Lavender
  • Thyme
  • Rosemary
  • Parsley

Summer is Peach Season

Let’s take a break from the savory tastes of herbs and bite into something sweet. Summer is well-known to be, peach season in Texas. 

So, if you’re looking for a juicy treat to quench your thirst in the summer heat, a fresh peach from one of our vendors could do the trick.

Other juicy fruits that are perfect for the season include:

  • Watermelon
  • Cantaloupe
  • Plums
  • Strawberries
  • Blackberries

Munching on fruit throughout your visit to an outdoor market provides visitors with an excellent source of vitamins and antioxidants that can help reduce the risk of heart disease, inflammation, diabetes, and some cancers.

Peppers Bring Spice to Your Favorite Summer Dishes

Spice is essential to many Texas dishes, and now is the perfect time of the year to stock up on fresh peppers to create savory salsas or add a kick to any meal. 

When shopping for peppers at a farmers market, there is a wide variety of spice levels that range from mild to tastebud kickin’! These tasty peppers include:

  • Bell Peppers
  • Sweet Peppers
  • Jalapenos
  • Habaneros
  • Banana Peppers

Stock Up on Fresh Vegetables

Finally, what would a visit to a farmers market be without picking up some fresh vegetables that provide several positive benefits to your body? 

Reduce your risk for stroke and heart disease with these delicious offerings:

  • Tomatoes
  • Potatoes
  • Zucchini
  • Cucumbers
  • Green Beans
  • Garlic
  • Onions
  • Yellow Squash

Savor in Local Delights at Frisco Fresh Market

Beautiful, delicious produce is what we’re all about at Frisco Fresh Market. If you’re itching to buy some local fresh flavors to your dinner table this summer, we invite you and your family to come down to our outdoor market. 

Fill your tote bags up with the best products our vendors have to offer and make your outing at the farmers market a day to remember. 

Contact us today to learn more about our current vendors or to inquire about how to become a vendor at our thriving farmers market.