With local peaches selling for $3 per pound, buyers want to be sure what they're getting is juicy and tasty, not dry and mealy. Stone fruits are best bought from local growers who are offering taste samples. BigStock photo
It's still a bit early for the best fresh tomatoes, given the cool, wet spring we've had. BigStock photo

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