It’s easier than ever to buy your food from local sources, as long as you’re willing to abide by Mother Nature. This chart covers popular fruits and vegetables currently being grown somewhere in the Cincinnati region, indicating the best months for buying them freshly harvested from the ground and from indoor and/or hydroponic farms. Some of these items are fairly easy to grow yourself at home, too. We’re not including animal products here—meat, fish, eggs, and dairy are basically available year-round from local sources.
KEY: Green=From the Ground; Blue=Hydroponic Sources