Summer is here and our local farmers' markets and grocery stores are full with colorful varieties of delicious fruits and vegetables. From June to September, Switzerland shows an abundance of seasonal products that are both flavourful and healthy.
Eating seasonally is not only a great way to support local farmers and reduce your carbon footprint, it's also a way to enjoy the freshest produce at the right time. Our needs for vitamins, nutrients and energy vary according to the time of year. Seasonal fruit and vegetables play an important role in filling these gaps and providing our bodies with what they need, when they need it.
Here's a quick overview of what you can expect to find on your plate during this time of year:
Summer is a great time for fresh produce in Switzerland with plenty of fruits and vegetables of any types to eat in a salad, grilled on a barbecue or as a snack. Fill up on vitamins!
So, next time you're at the farmers' market or grocery store, be sure to take full advantage of the delicious fruits and vegetables that Switzerland has to offer in the summer season!