There are only two weeks until my local farmers market opens. I know that in warmer regions of the country, markets are open year round or have been operating for the last month or so.

It’s so tempting to buy armfuls of fresh produce at the market, but sometimes the produce goes bad before you get a chance to eat it. This video from the University of Nebraska gives 10 tips to keep those fresh fruits and veggies from the farmers' market fresh when you bring them home.

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