❁ Look for leaves that are fresh and show no signs of wilting or spoiling.
❁ Buy an amount that you can use within about a week. Bags or containers usually have a “BEST if used by” date.
❁ Whole heads of lettuce might cost less than containers of ready-to-eat greens and salad kits.
❁ Containers of mixed greens can provide a variety of different greens in smaller amounts.
❁ Check a farmers market or farm stand for a variety of local fresh greens in season.