November 6th, 2012 | by Tanya Sitton
Good news: you don't have to wait for Thanksgiving! Sweet potatoes possess the near-magical ability to make any meal a special event! Rich in vitamin A, beta carotene, potassium, iron, protein, calcium, and other vital nutrients, farmers' market sweet potatoes offer powerful bang-for-your-buck in terms of both taste and nutrition. So why wait for winter holidays, to enjoy the sweet autumn bounty? Pick up a bag of sweet potatoes from your local farm truck or neighborhood garden, and try these tasty sweet potato oven fries; your sandwiches will thank you!