As farmers markets begin to bustle and produce stands pop-up along the roadside, celebrating National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable month presents a fresh and delectable invitation for a summer meal. Whether from a stand, you picked-it-yourself at a local farm, grew it in your backyard, or had a friendly neighbor knock on your door, these soulful summertime recipes from our July issue are sure to bring out the best garden-fresh flavors.
Sometimes less is more with fresh produce, and Tomato, Watermelon, and Feta Skewers with Mint and Lime can be a great way to start.
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