❁ Choose fresh broccoli with a firm stem and tightly packed, dark green heads.
❁ Avoid broccoli that looks limp, has an odor or has buds opening to show yellow.
❁ Although broccoli is available year round, it may cost less during peak months of October through April.
❁ Frozen broccoli is available year round and might be cheaper than fresh. Check the cost per ounce to find the cheapest package size and brand.