The best of autumn’s bounty at farmers markets this fall

From warm soups to spicy dishes, here is a selection of fruit and vegetables to celebrate the fall season.

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A woman shops at a farmers market in Europe. A woman shops at a farmers market in Europe. (Photo: RR / Shutterstock)

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Bring home a taste of fall

With fall in full swing and cooler weather on the horizon, now is the perfect time to make a visit to your local farmers market. From delicious apples to sweet beets and buttery squash, the colorful selection that awaits you is not only a welcome seasonal culinary experience, but also one that's enormously beneficial to your health.

The following fruits and vegetables are but a small highlight of the bounty that awaits. To help jump-start your fall menu, we're also provided some helpful recipes and ideas for turning these autumn delights into dishes your guests won't soon forget.

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