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Harvest of the Month Resources


Ask the Dietitian Los Angeles County Program at Farmers' Markets

Why Shop at a Farmers' Market?

  • You can get the freshest foods picked a day or even hours ago, which means better health for you and your family.
  • Fruits and vegetables can lose quality and health benefits over time. Broccoli loses 34% of its vitamin C in just 2 days.
  • Farmers' markets allow you to meet the farmer who grew your food, and you can also get recipes for the food you just bought.


To find a farmers' market near you, please visit the following websites:

Los Angeles Collaborative
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