For many of us, it’s easy to pick up whatever food we’re craving at the store. This can be tempting, but is it really worth it? While processed foods and out-of-season produce are readily available, you might want to reconsider and find a better option. When it comes to eating amazing food, you need to find what’s in season. At Bank+Vine, we know how important fresh, in-season food is for creating the perfect meal and create seasonal menus with a farm-to-table concept so you can get the best meal possible. Why is eating in-season food so much better? Here are some of the best reasons.
There’s More Flavor
Whether you’re making a full meal or just having a quick snack, you want to enjoy how it tastes. The best way to enjoy any produce is by eating it while it’s in season. Anyone with a garden of their own understands how much better foods taste when they’re freshly picked. If you’ve ever bought out-of-season food, you’ve probably been disappointed by the taste.
When you have in-season fruits, vegetables, and herbs, you’re eating something that was grown in the exact conditions it needed and something harvested at its peak ripeness. In-season foods are always packed with more flavor, so choosing something out-of-season isn’t worth it in comparison. Every season has amazing foods to choose from, so there’s always a way to utilize what’s fresh.
You Get More Nutrients
Not only do in-season foods taste better, but they’re also better for your health. In-season food contains more nutrients for reasons similar to why they also taste better. Produce picked at the best time is also when they contain the most nutrients. If you’re eating produce for the nutritional value, you won’t benefit from out-of-season foods as much as you might think. Let your body get the most out of the food you eat by ensuring your foods are fresh and in-season.
It’s Better for the Environment
You might think about what’s best for you when you decide what to eat, but what about the environment? Many of us make efforts in our lives to be more eco-friendly, but it’s easy to forget about the impact that our food choices have on the environment. Seasonal foods are easier to get locally, meaning they don’t have to be transported as far. Growing and storing foods can also be more environmentally friendly when they’re in season. If you want to do your part to protect the environment in your daily life, incorporate more in-season foods in your diet.
Have In-Season Food Prepared for You at Bank+Vine
If you’re not sure how to get the most out of foods that are in season, come to Bank+Vine. Our team knows how to create delicious and unique dishes by taking in-season foods and turning them into something amazing. You can find all of your favorite seasonal flavors, whether you’re joining us for brunch, drinks, dinner, or any other occasion. Take a look at our menu to see what seasonal flavors you can enjoy.
Find out what makes seasonal foods so special and make reservations for our restaurant in Wilkes-Barre today.