July in the desert means hot days, warm nights, and new fruits and veggies in the stalls at the farmers’ market. Too hot to shop outside during the day? Use the Farmers’ Market Finder on FillYourPlate.com to find one near you that offers evening hours during the summer months. Check your local grocery store shelves as well for locally grown produce, dairy, and meat products for sale.
Here is what is in season in July and some ideas to help you fill your menu with seasonal foods grown right here at home.
- Grilled Fish with Crab Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms and White Wine Sauce
- Pasta with Zucchini, Zucchini Blossoms, and Caramelized Onions