10 Things You Need to Eat and Drink Before Summer’s Over

09/12/2013 10:11 AM |

Eat these now! Before theyre mealy and watery and terrible!

  • c/o realtimefarms.com
  • Eat these now! Before they’re mealy and watery and terrible!

Summer is drawing to its inevitable end, and with its demise comes the harsh truth that—were we all to eat purely seasonally and locally—we’ll soon be in store for a solid few months of nothing but root vegetables and, I don’t know, apples. And, look, apples and root vegetables are lovely, but nothing quite compares to the bounty of fruits and vegetables that grace the farmer’s markets and restaurant menus during the summer. So before all those peaches and tomatoes and berries leave our lives for the next few months, here are ten things you really ought to eat and drink as you say goodbye to the long, muggy days of New York City summertime.