Essential Fruits and Vegetables Grown in Kansas

Sammy G. ยท June 16, 2020 | Fresh Produce

Carrots, grapes, corn, pears and broccoli—they all have one thing in common. They are all grown in Kansas! Did you know that fruits and vegetables have the potential to provide health benefits to virtually all our health systems?  They provide vitamin A to keep the skin and eyes healthy, they can help maintain a healthy blood pressure and they can naturally improve the immune system.

Looking for a new vegetable recipe? Chef Alli has an AMAZING Air Fryer Roasted Broccoli Parmesan recipe. It's healthy and delicious! All you need is fresh broccoli, garlic, olive oil, and grated parmesan. To see the full recipe go to Chef Alli's blog. 

June 17th is National Eat Your Vegetables Day. Kansans can easily find fresh produce at a local farmers market near them! Check out our farmers' market map to see which market is next door to you.

To find out which Kansas Specialty Crops are in season, please view our seasonality calendar below.