How To Keep Fruits & Veggies Fresh For As Long As Possible

We all know what it's like to spend money on fruits and vegetables only to see them go bad before we are able to enjoy them. Here is a great list of where and how to store your fruits and vegetables to get the maximum freshness out of them.

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Where to Store Fruits & Veggies

Acorn squash – cool, dry place
Apples – on the countertop
Artichokes – in fridge
Avocados – in fridge after ripening
Bananas – on the countertop
Basil – on the countertop
Beets – in fridge
Blackberries – in fridge, one layer, do not
wash
Blueberries – in fridge, one layer, do not wash
Broccoli – in fridge, in plastic bag
Brussels sprouts – in fridge
Butternut squash – cool, dry place
Cabbage – in fridge
Cantelopes – in fridge
Carrots – in fridge, in plastic bag
Cauliflower – in fridge, in plastic bag
Celery – in fridge
Chard – in fridge, in plastic bag
Cherries – in fridge
Corn – in fridge, in plastic bag
Cranberries – in fridge, in plastic bag
Cucumbers – on the countertop
Eggplant – on the countertop
Garlic – cool, dry place
Ginger – on the countertop
Grapefruit – on the countertop
Grapes – in fridge
Green beans – in fridge
Green onions – in fridge, in plastic bag
Honeydew Melons – in fridge
Jicama – on the countertop
Kiwi – in fridge after ripening
Leafy vegetables – in fridge
Leeks – in fridge
Lemons – on the countertop
Lettuce – in fridge, in plastic bag
Lima beans – in fridge
Limes – on the countertop
Mangoes – on the countertop
Mushrooms – in fridge
Nectarines – in fridge after ripening
Okra – in fridge
Oranges – on the countertop
Onions – cool, dry place
Papayas – on the countertop
Peaches – in fridge after ripening
Pears – in fridge after ripening
Peas – in fridge, in plastic bag
Peppers – on the countertop
Persimmons – on the countertop
Pineapple – on the countertop
Plantains – on the countertop
Plums – in fridge after ripening
Pomegranates – on the countertop
Potatoes – cool, dry place
Pumpkins – cool, dry place
Radishes – in fridge, in plastic bag
Raspberries – in fridge, one layer, do not wash
Shallots – cool, dry place
Spaghetti squash – cool, dry place
Spinach – in fridge
Sprouts – in fridge
Strawberries – in fridge, one layer, do not
wash
Summer squash – in fridge
Sweet potatoes – cool, dry place
Tomatoes – on the countertop
Yellow squash – in fridge
Winter squash – cool, dry place
Watermelon – on the countertop
Zucchini – in fridge

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