Bananas – The market is up and product will continue to get tighter next week and for several weeks going forward. Flooding, tropical storms and other weather related issues have affected production. With the tight supplies, everyone is running out of fruit as fast as it comes in, making it difficult to leave it in the cooler long enough to ripen.
Cabbage – We’re shipping local Cabbage and the season has been great so far. We’re expecting their season to continue through August as long as the weather cooperates with them.
Corn – We’re starting to see local sweet corn coming to the market. We’re looking forward to a great summer season.
Cucumbers – Georgia fields are wide open on most items now, and cucumber quality is much improved. Our local farmers are supposed to begin harvests this week.
Eggs – Prices have been on a roller coaster ride all year. They’re back up again this week and nobody really knows what’s going to happen next week. Cage Free egg markets are slow to move and the whites are more expensive than cage free right now. Might be a good idea to switch for a while.
Grapes – West coast grape growers are well into their season, with Mexico kicking off their harvest and soon we’ll be steadily into California grapes. There are still plenty of late arriving import grapes available and that’s keeping the market flat across the board.
Stone Fruit – Peach season continues and we’re into free-stone varieties now. Color and quality have been beautiful and they’re so delicious. Feature them on your summer menus as long as you can.
Potatoes – Idaho shippers are now hinting at an expected gap in August due to some quality issues arising in their storage crops.
Squash and Zucchini – Supplies are strong again after the heat damages from 2 weeks ago.
Tomatoes – Local tomatoes are here! We have beautiful Roma and vine ripened tomatoes from Duplin County.
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