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How to buy fruit and veg in season [INFOGRAPHIC]

Want to buy your fruit and vegetable when it’s in season? Perhaps you fancy heading out into the country to do a bit of foraging? Well, if that’s the case, you’ll need to know when to head out, wicker basket in hand.

Unless you were brought up in the country, it can be difficult to know when is the right time to hunt for your fruit and vegetables, indeed how to shop ethically to ensure you’re getting locally sourced, seasonal produce. This handy infographic from Column Five, developed for Visual News is a perfect summary. Why not print it out and put it on the kitchen wall?
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Seasonal produce infographic

About The Author:


Doctor Stu is editor of Guru Magazine. He originally trained as a medical doctor before deciding to branch out into lecturing and a spot of writing. He edits Guru magazine - the world's first digital 'science lifestyle magazine'. He also drinks far too much coffee, eats lots of ice cream and has a bizarre love of keeping fit. When given the chance, he likes to boast about being shortlisted for the 2011 Guardian Science Writer of the Year (when not regaling friends with 'fascinating' science factoids). You can check out Doctor Stu’s blog at realdoctorstu.com. Here's his

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