Pears are a big crop in Oregon, with several varieties ready to pick right now in late summer! This delicious fruit is a good source of vitamin C, fiber and potassium. They’re ready to eat right off the tree, and they can also be dried or sliced up for a salad.
Pick up some pears today from your local grocery store, farm stand or farmer’s market!
What’s so great about pears?
- They’re a low-calorie, fat-free food
- They’re a good source of fiber, potassium and vitamin C
What’s the best way to eat pears?
- Fresh off the tree
- Ripened and fresh
- Dried, poached or baked
- Fresh in salads