What to Buy at Farmers Markets in August

We refuse to let the heat take us down. In our quest to enjoy this month to the fullest, we’re taking advantage of our neighborhood farmers markets. It’s a beautiful sight to see, but, as any veteran shopper will tell you, the best trips happen with a bit of planning. To get the freshest produce this month, fill your bags with these in-season items.


August In-Season Produce:

  • apples
  • beans (green)
  • black-eyed peas
  • cantaloupe
  • cucumbers
  • eggplant
  • grapes
  • muscadines
  • nectarines
  • okra
  • peaches
  • peppers
  • plums
  • squash (summer and winter)
  • sweet potatoes
  • tomatoes
  • watermelon


Psst! If you’re looking for the nearest market, we broke it down for you here.


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