Red and green peppers for sale at farmers market

Mother always said “Eat your vegetables.” She was right. There’s nothing more healthful than fresh vegetables as part of a healthy diet. filled with vitamins, minerals, and anti-toxins, a plate of steamed or grilled vegetables are a healthy treat and a nutritious addition to any meal.

Grab your favorite heirloom tomato, sweet corn, green pea, or bean, photos from Smalltown Stock as you plan your next edition or publication.

Vegetables, onions, lettuce, parsley, herbs on display in produce section of grocery store. On an iPhone. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

2 - Vegetables, onions, lettuce, parsley, herbs on display in produce section of a grocery store. On an iPhone. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

Tomatillo for sale at a farmers market. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

3 - Tomatillo for sale at a farmers market. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

Fresh Cling peaches for sale at the Wednesday Farmers market in Uptown Westerville, Ohio. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

Fresh Cling peaches for sale at the Wednesday Farmers market in Uptown Westerville, Ohio. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

First of the  season fresh bi-color corn for sale at farmers market. iPhone photo. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

4 - First of the season fresh bi-color corn for sale at farmers market. iPhone photo. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

Red and green peppers for sale at farmers market (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

5 - Red and green peppers for sale at farmers market (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)


Fresh green broccoli and cherry tomatoes after being picked in a home garden. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

6 - Fresh green broccoli and cherry tomatoes after being picked in a home garden. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

Raindrops form on tomatoes at a farmers stall at a locally grown market in a city parking lot. Locally grown fruit and vegetables are a staple item at small farmers markets. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

7 - Raindrops form on tomatoes at a farmers stall at a locally grown market in a city parking lot. Locally grown fruit and vegetables are a staple item at small farmers markets. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

Zucchini squash studio backlit transparent (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

8 - Zucchini squash studio backlit transparent (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

 

Heirloom red and green tomatoes for sale at a farmers market (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

9 - Heirloom red and green tomatoes for sale at a farmers market (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

A farmer holds a pea pod grown on the farm where she works. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

10 - A farmer holds a pea pod grown on the farm where she works. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

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Raindrops form on cherry tomaotes at a farmers stall at a locally grown market in a city parking lot. Locally grown fruit and vegetables are a staple item at small farmers markets. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

11 - Raindrops form on cherry tomaotes at a farmers stall at a locally grown market in a city parking lot. Locally grown fruit and vegetables are a staple item at small farmers markets. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

Watermelon sliced ready for a picnic dessert. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

12 - Watermelon sliced ready for a picnic dessert. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

13- Customers carry armloads of pumpkins from a patch selling the fall staple at a single price for all you can carry. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

Ripe peaches in wooden baskets are ready for sale at a roadside market. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

14 - Ripe peaches in wooden baskets are ready for sale at a roadside market. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

A farmer holds a tomatows grown on his farm. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

15 - A farmer holds a tomatoegrown on his farm. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

Fresh picked spring strawberries are gathered in cardboad containers on the floor of a farm wagon at a u-pick farm near New Albany, Ohio. (Gary Gardiner/EyePush Newsphotos)

16 - Fresh picked spring strawberries are gathered in cardboard containers on the floor of a farm wagon at a u-pick farm near New Albany, Ohio. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

Organic heirloom tomato (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

17 - Organic heirloom tomato (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

Ripe peaches in wooden baskets are ready for sale at a roadside market. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

18 - Ripe peaches in wooden baskets are ready for sale at a roadside market. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

Yellow cherry tomatoes in baskets.. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

19 - Yellow cherry tomatoes in baskets.. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

Raindrops form on tomatoes at a farmers stall at a locally grown market in a city parking lot. Locally grown fruit and vegetables are a staple item at small farmers markets. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

20 - Raindrops form on tomatoes at a farmers stall at a locally grown market in a city parking lot. Locally grown fruit and vegetables are a staple item at small farmers markets. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

Cracked and rough stem ends of heritage tomatoes are visible as they are carried away by a customer at a farmers stall at a locally grown market in a city parking lot. Less than perfect locally grown fruit and vegetables are a staple item at small farmers markets. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

21 - Cracked and rough stem ends of heritage tomatoes are visible as they are carried away by a customer at a farmers stall at a locally grown market in a city parking lot. Less than perfect locally grown fruit and vegetables are a staple item at small farmers markets. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

Organic heirloom tomatoes (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

22 - Organic heirloom tomatoes (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

A woman searches for the best pumpkins among the hundreds displayed for sale in the front yard of the Masonic Temple in Westerville, OH. The pumpkins are a fund raiser for Boy Scout Troop 560. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

23 - A woman searches for the best pumpkins among the hundreds displayed for sale in the front yard of the Masonic Temple in Westerville, OH. The pumpkins are a fund raiser for Boy Scout Troop 560. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

Potatoes for sale at the Uptown Westerville farmers market. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

24 - Potatoes for sale at the Uptown Westerville farmers market. (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

Green beans in brown paper bags for sale at farmer's market (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)

25 - Green beans in brown paper bags for sale at farmer’s market (Gary Gardiner/SmallTown Stock)