Each season brings different colours, flavours and scents to the table. Food that grows seasonally is exactly what our body needs for that season to stay balanced. There are a number of good reasons to eat more seasonal food:
• the environment – to reduce the energy needed to grow and deliver the food we eat
• price – to avoid paying a premium for food that is scarcer or has travelled a long way
• community – to support the local economy
• health – it is fresher and therefore tastier and more nutritious!
Fresh foods in season in Australia for August are:
For more information on seasonal foods and recipe ideas, go to: Fresh for Kids