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What types of vegetables are grown in North Texas?

Have you noticed that your local Farmers Market only carries a limited variety of vegetables? In North Texas, our farmers are terrific and they work with a soil and a climate that is not always condusive to growing some of the bright fruits, citrus, and colorful foods you find at your local grocery store. All that said, North Texas, which includes the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area and surrounding areas, has a varied climate that allows for the production of a wide range of vegetables. Some common vegetables that are grown in North Texas include:

  1. Tomatoes: Tomatoes are a popular vegetable that are well-suited to the hot, humid climate of North Texas.

  2. Squash: Squash, including zucchini, yellow squash, and others, can be grown in North Texas during the warmer months.

  3. Bell peppers: Bell peppers, including green, red, and yellow varieties, are another popular vegetable that grows well in North Texas.

  4. Eggplants: Eggplants are another warm-season vegetable that thrives in North Texas.

  5. Onions: Both sweet and regular onions can be grown in North Texas.

  6. Okra: Okra is a warm-season vegetable that grows well in North Texas.

  7. Peas: Peas, including snap peas and snow peas, can be grown in North Texas during the cooler months.

  8. Carrots: Carrots are a cool-season vegetable that can be grown in North Texas.

These are just a few examples of the types of vegetables that can be grown in North Texas. The specific vegetables that can be grown will depend on the specific climate and soil conditions of the region. It's always a good idea to consult with a local extension office or other agricultural expert to determine which vegetables are best suited to your specific location.

You can find these vegetables and fruits at your local farmers market. Our favorites in the Forth Worth area include: the Cowtown Farmers Market, Clearfork Farmers Market, Weatherford Farmers Market, Cleburne Farmers Market, Saginaw Farmers Market.

Google "farmers market near me" to find a great selection of farmers markets to choose from. 

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