Recipes You can Make from Locally Grown Harvest

Have you heard of the #DrinkLocalEatLocal movement? Try finding local produce by searching for a CSA near you at localharvest.org. You are not only helping your wallet, but you are also supporting local farmers! 

Below, we’ve listed the top fruits and vegetables that are thriving this summer. We’ve also added some of our favorite summer recipes!

Pennsylvania

Fruits: Sweet Cherries, Raspberries, Peaches, and Watermelon

Veggies: Broccoli, Cauliflower, Sweet Corn, Snap Peas, and Peppers

Muffin Cherry Pie from Delish

These are perfect for a little get together with friends and family. Not to mention, they are deliciously sweet. 

Pretty Peach Tart from Taste of Home

We love this take on a classic summer dish. Baking might sound intimidating, but this peach tart is easy to make and tastes fantastic! 

Corn Avocado Salad from Spruce Eats

Tired of just eating corn on the cob? Make it fresh by using sweet corn in a salad! 

Ratatouille from Martha Stuart 

No, we aren’t talking about the movie, Ratatouille. We are talking about this great dish using bell peppers! You can still watch the film while eating it though. 

 

Maryland

Fruits: Apricots, blackberries, Honeydew melon, nectarines 

Veggies: Beets, Carrots, Collard Greens, Cucumbers, Eggplant

Grilled Apricot Salad by From the Grapevine

When we think of summer, we think of apricots! Go savory and sweet with this fresh salad. Your taste buds will be thanking you! 

Prosciutto Purses with Honeydew from Food Network

Go on the fancier side for an appetizer! Wow your guests with this dish and they’ll think you stole it from a chef! 

Marinated Beets with Horseradish and Potatoes from Bon Appetit

 

Instead of putting beets on a salad, try making it a side dish with horseradish and potatoes! It’s a new spin on the root veggie that will leave you wanting more! 

Crispy Eggplant Fritters with Smoked Mozzarella from Epicurious 

Tired of eating healthy? Indulge in this fried treat. We’ve all had grilled eggplant, but have you had it fried yet? 

Are we missing any of your favorite summer dishes? Let us know on our social media!