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Grapes: A fun fall find at your local farmers market

Little boy looking at grapes at a farmers market

Grapes, along with many other great fall produce items like squash, peppers, & apples, are in their peak season in September. Grapes are an amazing snack that can add a sweet touch to many dishes! 

Did you know there are over 60 species of grapes and over 8000 varieties grown around the world? Because of Oklahoma’s diverse climate conditions across the state many different varieties of grapes are grown here!

Grapes can be found in many different colors the most popular being yellow, green, red, and dark purple. 
Grapes are very versatile and can be more than just a sweet snack. They are a great addition to many meals and are also an excellent addition to many desserts.

Grapes are over 80% water and are full of fiber as well as many healthy vitamins and minerals. As a bonus they taste great too! Check out ONIE’s Turkey Tarragon Pita recipe for a tasty & quick no-cook family meal.

Don’t forget to be on the lookout for local grapes during your next trip to your local Farmers Market!

Let us know your favorite way to incorporate grapes into any fall dish, tag us on social media!

 

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