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Our Fall Farmer's Market Tips & A @Rubbermaid #FreshWorksFreshness Giveaway!

Our Fall Farmer's Market Tips & A @Rubbermaid #FreshWorksFreshness Giveaway!

When the weather turns crisp, one of our favorite things to do is visit a local farmer's market to enjoy the cooler weather, grab a coffee, and stock up on seasonal produce. Check out our tips to maximize your trip at your local farmer's market.

Take Your Time 

Take a lap around the farmer's market to get a sense of what's in-season and what looks good at each booth. This is a great way to get the best price and find the best-looking produce. After you frequent a farmer's market often you'll start to learn your favorite vendors.

Bring Cash and Tote Bags

While some vendors might accept credit cards, keep it simple by bringing small bills and saving some time at the register. Don’t forget to bring your tote bags to keep your trip eco-friendly.

Ask A Farmer

Ready to venture into cooking with some different veggies (kale? celeriac?), but not sure where to start?  Ask the farmer or person working your farm stand for their take on how to best prepare it.  Be mindful if their booth is super busy, but getting an expert opinion can help you move out of your comfort zone and try some produce that’s new to your family.

Keep Produce Fresh With Rubbermaid® FreshWorksTM

Once you’ve picked out your perfect farmer's market haul, keep it as fresh as possible! Rubbermaid FreshWorks Produce Saver storage containers use patented FreshVentTM technology to keep produce fresher up to 80% longer* than traditional produce packaging. With three new sizes of Rubbermaid FreshWorks, there’s a FreshWorks container for every fruit and veggie on your list, so produce stays fresh until you’re ready to eat it.

Enter our giveaway and you can win a FreshWorks set for yourself, as well as a farmer's market tote bag, and $25 Visa gift card to spend at the market!

SheSpeaks Rubbermaid #FreshWorksFreshness Giveaway

* Based on strawberries in FreshWorks™ containers vs. store packaging. Results may vary depending upon produce and use.

One lucky winner will be chosen at random to receive Rubbermaid FreshWorks, a tote bag, and a $25 Visa gift card. Giveaway is open through Wednesday, October 18 to U.S. residents at least 18 years of age. Entrants must be a member of SheSpeaks. If you are not a member, click here to join. Winner will be notified by email.

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  • By emimorgan
    10.03.17  

    I love kale!

  • By tcarolinep
    10.03.17  

    I love squash and cabbage.

  • By MissJennaaa
    10.03.17  

    I love buying cucumbers and making a good cucumber salad with it! YUM

  • By n210ss
    10.03.17  

    Cucumbers and Squash

  • By lisabrown
    10.04.17  

    tomatoes and zucchini

  • By eason90
    10.04.17  

    Potatoes

  • By LoraineyE
    10.04.17  

    I like to buy kohlrabi and tomatoes

  • By Gjprasad
    10.04.17  

    our berries go bad quickly so I am excited to try these containers. I have read great reviews about them.

  • By BostonSox
    10.04.17  

    Kale and spinach, peaches and berries, eggplant and cakes -- so much deliciousness!

  • By alluringbrat
    10.04.17  

    I will be buying squash and pumpkins.

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