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June 14th, 2021 Supply Update: Our local growers are finishing their broccoli season, though quality has been beautiful.

Fresh Green Broccoli

Asparagus – The extra product in the supply chain has cleaned up with Mexico finishing their season. Supplies are tighter this week, but quality seems to be improving as the product moves through the supply chain more quickly when there’s less on the market.

Berries – Blueberries are in full swing in North Carolina. It’s a perfect time to feature them as quality and pricing are at peak levels.

Broccoli – Our local growers are finishing their broccoli season, though quality has been beautiful. Prices will rise as we move back to the west coast.

Cucumbers – Have started locally and we expect NC farmers to have a strong season.

Corn – Harvests are coming in strong and supplies are very good. Prices have stayed low and quality has been beautiful this week.

Limes – Prices are way down this week as better volume becomes available out of Mexico. Quality is improving too with the increase in supplies.

Onions – Seem to be harvested just about everywhere right now. Supplies are strong, quality is great and pricing is very favorable.

Peaches – Are widely available from South Carolina and North Carolina growers are scheduled to begin harvesting around the first of July. They’ve been beautiful so far with our mild spring and we’re looking forward to a great summer season.

Peppers – With Georgia finally getting better volumes, we’re seeing prices easing downwards. Quality remains very good. Colored peppers are plentiful and gorgeous.

Tomatoes – More local growers are starting to harvest local tomatoes. Romas, Vineripes and even some varieties of heirlooms are available now. It’s really a symbol of Summer in the South when our delicious
sweet local tomatoes become available.

Squash – Our local farmers, South Carolina and Georgia growers are all harvesting lots of squash and zucchini right now and they’re at rock bottom prices due to abundance of supply.

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