Soon Montanans with a green thumb will be tending to their gardens, which means fresh fruits and vegetables will be hitting local Farmers Markets across the state.

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Credit: Canva

Not only are locally grown fruits and vegetables good for you, but it's also a great way to support local folks while making something delicious. However, according to one publication, if you're looking to store produce in your fridge, either store-bought or locally grown, there's something that you should be doing, and for some Montanans, it might come as a surprise.

We're all familiar with the term "life hack" and there's a life hack using an everyday product that will prolong the life of those fruits and veggies.

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Before we reveal this game-changer, let's take a look at some of the most iconic restaurants in Montana.

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According to Readers Digest, when it comes to keeping your produce in tip-top shape, Montanans should be putting paper towels in the fridge. My wife has done this for years, and I thought she was being weird, but apparently, there's something to it.

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Credit: Canva

According to the article, you want to line your produce bin in the fridge with paper towels. Why? Well, it seems that the paper towels absorb all the moisture from the fruits and vegetables, which means that they stay fresher and last longer.

I don't know about you, but over the years, I've thrown away hundreds of dollars of produce because it went bad sitting in the fridge. So, if you're looking to save money AND get more life out of your produce, a few paper towels in the fridge might just solve your problems.

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