As the weather turns to fall and kids return to school, the colors and flavors at the market start to turn toward warmth and spice. Look for combinations of vegetables which are perfect for baking and well-seasoned meats for the oven or slow cooker. At the market, early fall means peak apple season! Minnesota’s diverse apple varieties offer options which are great for packing into school lunch, heavenly topped with a smear of goat cheese, hazelnuts, and a drizzle of honey, or perfect for pie. The best part about shopping for apples at the farmers market - growers will be able to recommend exactly which variety you need!