It’s the Season of…

By Alexandra Clarke, Walsh Jesuit High School Senior Experience Student

Although fresh fruits and vegetables can be frozen and enjoyed anytime of the year, there is nothing like eating a fresh fruit or vegetable that is in season.

There are some fruits and vegetables that are commonly known as summer products and winter products, while others are sold year round and do not always taste the best because they are not in season. In order to get the most out of your produce it is important to know what products are in season at what time!

May: Apricots, asparagus, avocados, basil, green beans, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, cherries, citrus fruits, collards, corn, cucumber, dates, eggplant, figs, kale, lettuce, mushrooms, mustard, nectarines, okra, onions, passion fruit, peaches, pears, peas, plums, potatoes, raspberries, squash (summer) , strawberries, tomatoes, turnips

June: Apricots, avocados, cherries, asparagus, basil, green beans, beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, citrus fruits, collards, corn, cucumber, eggplant, figs, grapes, kale, kohlrabi, lettuce, melons, mushrooms, mustard, nectarines, okra, onions, passion fruit, peaches, pears, peas, peppers, plums, potatoes, raspberries, spinach, squash (summer), strawberries, tomatoes, turnips

Make sure to get to your local store and/or farmers market to get the produce that is in season to get the best flavors!

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