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When the leaves change and begin to drop from the trees, the weather turns colder and skies get darker earlier, fall is fully upon us.
With the new season comes pumpkin overload, an abundance of apple and cinnamon flavored goods. But fall brings more than just a few new flavors in your morning coffee.
Farmers markets and grocery stores with local produce will be stocked with some of these foods that are grown best during the fall season.
"Interestingly, market vendors often have the best deals at the peak of season when the item is the most flavorful, as this is when they are picking almost daily and need to sell a lot more of it," Darlene Wolnik, senior researcher for the Farmers Market Coalition, said.
According to the Farmers Market Coalition, here are some of the top 10 seasonal foods to enjoy:
Though fruit is more commonly thought of as a warmer months food, grapes are grown at their peak in the fall.
Full of fiber, broccoli is best during the fall months and makes an excellent side dish for a Thanksgiving meal.
Tart and juicy, raspberries have the most flavor during the fall.
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This root vegetable can add flavorful spice to your dishes.
Bursting with flavor, this colorful fruit is a fall specialty in some areas.
Fig trees require little water and are hearty plants, meaning figs can be enjoyed even in chillier months.
A staple in any kitchen, garlic is at its peak from late summer through the fall.
Low in calories and high in vitamins, mushrooms are a healthy vegetable to incorporate into your fall meals.
Celery is a staple in a traditional Thanksgiving stuffing, but can be enjoyed all season long.
Another root vegetable, turnips provide a crisp texture and are known for growing in temperate climates.
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Gusty winds and plummeting temperatures will mark the weekend in the northeastern United States, but residents may be wondering how long the taste of winter will last.
One of the most famous meteor showers of the year is set to reach its peak this weekend as the Orionids will be visible in the night sky.
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While rain will become much less widespread and generally subside over Texas this weekend, the threat of more heavy rain and renewed flooding is not over for the Lone Star State.
Tropical Depression 24 joined Tropical Storm Vicente in the eastern Pacific early Saturday, and both storms could bring impacts to southern and southwestern Mexico into next week.
Locally gusty winds will contribute to an elevated risk of wildfire ignition and spread across parts of Southern California through Saturday.
Snow dusted parts of New York up to Canada this week while Texas dealt with major, deadly flooding.