Now in season

Almost all of the region’s 50-plus farmers markets will close by the end of next week

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

Local fruits in season: Apples, melons, pears

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

For the hours and days open of a farmers market near you: Go to

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