Friday, July 29, 2011

Produce in Season

In Season

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January:
Vegetables-
* cabbages
* leeks
* broccoli
* cauliflower
Fruits-
* oranges
* grapefruit
* tangerines
* tangelos
* lemons
* papayas

February:
Vegetables-
* broccoli
* cauliflower
Fruits-
* oranges
* grapefruits
* lemons
* papayas

March:
Vegetables-
* broccoli
* lettuce
Fruits-
* pineapples
* mangoes

April:
Vegetables-
* zucchini
* rhubarb
* artichokes
* asparagus
* spring peas
* broccoli
* lettuce
Fruits-
* pineapples
* mangoes

May:
Vegetables-
* okra
* zucchini
* rhubarb
* artichokes
* asparagus
* spring peas
* broccoli
* lettuce
Fruit-
* cherries
* pineapples
* apricots

June:
Vegetables-
* corn
* lettuce
Fruit-
* watermelon
* strawberries
* cantaloupe
* cherries
* blueberries
* peaches
* apricots

July:
Vegetables-
* cucumbers
* tomatoes
* summer squash
* corn
* green beans
* lettuce
Fruits-
* watermelon
* strawberries
* cantaloupe
* blueberries
* peaches
* apricots
* kiwi
* raspberries
* plums

August:
Vegetables-
* cucumbers
* corn
* eggplant
* tomatoes
* summer squash
* green beans
* lettuce
Fruits-
* watermelon
* strawberries
* cantaloupe
* blueberries
* peaches
* apricots
* kiwi
* raspberries
* plums

September:
Vegetables-
* eggplants
* pumpkins
* tomatoes
* spinach
* lettuce
Fruits-
* grapes
* pomegranates

October:
Vegetables-
* sweet potatoes
* pumpkins
* winter squash
* broccoli
* spinach lettuce
Fruits-
* cranberries
* apples
* pomegranates
* grapes

November:
Vegetables-
* pumpkins
* winter squash
* sweet potatoes
* broccoli
* mushrooms
* spinach
Fruit-
* cranberries
* oranges
* tangerines
* pears
* pomegranates

December:
Vegetables-
* sweet potatoes
* mushrooms
* broccoli
* cauliflower
Fruit-
* pears
* oranges
* grapefruit
* tangerines
* papayas
* pomegranates

Listed by Produce:

Apples, late summer through fall (cold storage until spring)
Apricots, late spring through early summer
Artichokes, spring and again early fall
Arugula, available year-round but best in spring and fall
Asparagus, spring
Avocados, classically summer, but now harvested year-round
Basil, summer
Beets, year-round
Belgian Endive, available year-round but best in fall and winter
Blueberries, summer
Bok Choy, fall through spring
Boysenberries, early summer
Broccoli, year-round but best in fall and winter
Broccoli raab, fall through spring
Brussels sprouts, late fall and winter
Cabbage, best in late fall and winter but available year-round
Cantaloupes, late summer
Cardoons, winter and early spring
Carrots, year-round
Cauliflower, best in fall and winter but available year-round
Celeriac/celery root, fall and winter
Celery, best in fall and winter but available year-round
Cilantro, cool weather herb whose season varies from fall through spring in warm areas and spring and summer in cooler areas
Chard, summer and fall
Cherries, late spring and summer
Chicories, fall and winter
Chiles, summer
Clementines, winter
Collard greens, year-round
Corn, summer
Cucumbers, summer
Edamame, fall
Eggplant, summer and early fall
Escarole, fall and winter
Fava beans, spring
Fennel, fall through spring
Fiddleheads, spring
Figs, summer and fall
Garbanzo beans, fresh in summer (dried year-round)
Garlic, summer and fall (stored year-round)
Gooseberries, summer
Grapefruit, winter and spring
Grapes, late summer and early fall
Green beans, summer and early fall
Green onions, spring through fall
Herbs, various year-round
Horseradish, fall and winter
Huckleberries, late summer and early fall
Kale, best in fall and winter
Kiwis, winter and into spring
Kohlrabi, late fall through spring
Kumquats, late winter and spring
Leeks, fall through spring
Lemongrass, summer and fall
Lemons, winter and spring
Lettuce, available year-round nationally but best in spring
Limes, late summer and fall
Mandarins, winter
Mangoes, summer
Melons, summer and early fall
Mint, year-round
Morels, spring
Mushrooms (cultivated), year-round
Mushrooms (wild), spring through fall
Nectarines, summer
Nettles, spring
New Potatoes, spring
Okra, late summer and early fall
Onions, spring through fall (stored in winter)
Oranges (Navel), winter and spring
Oranges (Valencia), spring and summer
Oregano, year-round
Parsley, year-round
Parsnips, fall through spring
Peaches, summer
Pears, fall
Pea greens, spring
Peas and pea pods, spring and early summer
Peppers (sweet), summer and early fall
Persimmons, fall and early winter
Pommelos, winter
Potatoes, late summer through fall but available from storage year-round
Pumpkins, fall
Quinces, fall
Radicchio, late summer through early spring
Radishes, spring through fall
Radishes (daikon, watermelon, other large varieties), fall and winter
Rapini, fall through spring
Raspberries, summer
Rhubarb, spring and early summer
Rosemary, year-round
Rutabagas, fall and winter
Sage, year-round
Salsify, fall and winter
Scallions, spring through fall
Shallots, summer and fall (from storage through winter)
Shelling beans, summer and early fall
Sorrel, year-round
Spinach, year-round
Spring Onions, spring and early summer
Sprouts, year-round
Squash (summer), summer
Squash (winter), fall and winter
Strawberries, spring and summer
Sweet Onions, spring and summer
Sweet potatoes, fall and winter
Tangerines, winter
Thyme, year-round
Tomatillos, late summer and early fall
Tomatoes, summer
Turnips, fall through spring
Watercress, year-round
Watermelons, summer
Winter Squash, fall and winter
Zucchini, summer

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