NEED HONEY? More and more farms are getting into the bee business, and SalScilla Farms is no different, adding five new hives in early 2016. 

Fruit Compote

SalScilla Farms, Mayflower | Yields 6 half-cup servings

4-5 cups fresh strawberries sliced
1 cup blueberries
1 pineapple, diced, with 1/2 cup of juice
6-8 fresh peaches, sliced
1 tablespoon honey

Mix all fruit and honey in a bowl. Allow to chill for at least 6 hours. Adjust sweetness with extra honey or sugar. Gently stir before serving to distribute fruit juices. Serve by itself or over yogurt or ice cream. 

Curious about when you can grab your favorite fruit at the market? Wonder no more! Here are peak availability times for fruit in The Natural State. 

Blackberries, June-July
Blueberries, June-August
Grapes, July-August
Peaches, June-September
Plums, June-July
Raspberries, July-September
Strawberries, May-June

Apples, August-October
Muscadines, September-October
Pears, August-October
Pumpkins, September-October