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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The crunchy apple

With more than 7,500 varieties to choose from, apples are bound to appeal to anyone with a hunger for something sweet and juicy.

Health benefits with each bite include a dose of soluble fiber (to help lower cholesterol and beat constipation), antioxidants (for neurological health), and flavonoids (to reduce heart disease).

Looking for something different to treat the family to besides the traditional apple pie? Try these incredible apple fritters or mix it up and combine with some with pears in this warm baked dessert.

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