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Now in season

About half of the area’s 50-plus farmers markets are closed and the season is winding down.

Vegetables in season: Beets, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, eggplant, lettuce, mushrooms, parsnips, peas, peppers, potatoes, pumpkins, radishes, rutabagas, spinach, tomatoes, turnips and winter squash

Local fruits in season: Apples, grapes, melons, pears

Past the prime Michigan season: Beans, apricots, asparagus, beans, blackberries, blueberries, cantaloupe, cherries, corn, cucumbers, green onions, greens, nectarines, peaches, plums, raspberries, rhubarb, strawberries, summer squash

For the hours and days open of a farmers market near you: Go to detroitnews.com/food.

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