Grapes are a fruit that many do not think of growing in Illinois. You can find Illinois grapes between July and October. Try freezing grapes for a frozen treat!, Tip: For safety, make sure to slice grapes length-wise before serving to young children.,
Grapes should be firm and attached to the stems. Avoid grapes that are shriveled, bruised, or soft. Once at home, store grapes for up to a week in the refrigerator in a plastic bag.