23/06/2024

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How to Store Fruits and Vegetables So They Last Longer

How to Store Fruits and Vegetables So They Last Longer

Inside: If your produce goes bad too quickly, find out how to store fruits and vegetables the right way. Plus, get a free printable you can post on your fridge.

Fresh produce including asparagus, beets, leafy greens, and strawberries sit on a wooden table.
Fresh produce is too beautiful (and expensive!) to waste.

Every buy a bundle of asparagus or pint of berries with the best intentions–only to find them in the depths of the fridge a week later, mushy, limp, and moldy?

With a bounty of spring and summer produce coming into season, we’ll all be stocking up. So knowing how to keep your purchases as fresh as possible is key to avoiding waste and saving money.

To help, I asked the folks at Yellowbird Foodshed for their best tips on how to store fruits and vegetables, then researched a few more to put together a list so you can be smarter about storage.

BONUS: Get a printable version of this list: Grab my free produce storage chart and keep your fruits and veggies fresher, longer.