How to Keep Fruit and Vegetables Fresh

Grocery shopping and gardening can be tiring, so your first instinct might be to throw all of your produce in the crisper drawers of your refrigerator and move on with your day. Please don’t.  Every person in America is responsible for roughly one pound of food waste each day, and fruits and vegetables are the most likely to be discarded.

Refer to the tables and tips in this handout, and before you know it, this will all be second nature to you. Rather than adding more time to your daily routine, you will find that these practices save you both time and money.