In season: Mint can be found in markets year-round, but is at is peak in the warmer months.
How to buy: Look for very fragrant bright leaves. They should be crisp and not wilting.
Storage: Snip of a little bit of the stems, then stand in a small vase or cup with cold water. Keep in the refrigerator for about 3 to 5 days, changing the water every other day.
Read about the health benefits of mint in our article (http://bit.ly/1jX2C0h).