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Plucking + Picking: A Guide to What’s In Season and When

June 20, 2015


They say timing is everything, but between eating local and eating seasonal, deciding what to put on your plate and when can begin to feel a bit overwhelming at times. Ensuring that you’re feeding your family the freshest produce means working on Mother Nature’s timeframe –not the other way around.

In order to make things a bit easier this year, we’ve put together this handy guide to seasonal eats. While these are general guidelines, this site from epicurious takes things one step further with an interactive map to explore what’s prime of the picking in your area.

Here’s to an awesome 2015 market season!
The Team at Produced Local

Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chard, Fennel, Grapefruit, Kale, Kiwi, Kumquat, Lemons, Mushrooms, Onions (green), Oranges, Pears, Potatoes (white), Spinach, Squash (butternut)

Artichoke, Asparagus, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chard, Fennel, Greens, Kale,  Leeks, Lemon, Onions, Oranges, Potatoes, Radish, Spinach

Artichoke, Asparagus, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Celery, Chard, Collards, Garlic (green), Greens, Kale, Kiwi, Leek, Mushrooms, Onions (spring), Oranges, Peas, Radish, Rhubarb, Spinach, Tangerines

Artichokes, Asparagus, Avocado, Beets, Broccoli, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Mushrooms, Onions (spring), Radishes, Rosemary, Spinach, Wild garlic

Artichokes, Apricots, Asparagus, Avocado, Beets, Blackberries, Broccoli, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chard, Cherries, Garlic, Greens, Kale, Melons, Mushrooms, Onions, Peas, Peaches, Radishes, Raspberries, Rhubarb, Spinach, Strawberries, Squash (zucchini)

Apricots, Beans (green), Beets, Blackberries, Carrots, Cherries, Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Figs, Garlic, Grapes, Greens, Lettuce, Limes, Melons, Onions, Peaches, Peas, Potatoes, Raspberries, Strawberries, Summer Squash

Basil, Beans, Blueberries, Cherries, Corn, Cucumber, Garlic, Eggplant, Figs, Grapes, Limes, Melons, Okra, Onions (red), Oranges (Valencia), Peaches, Pears, Peppers (bell, sweet), Plums, Potatoes, Summer Squash, Tomatoes

Avocado (Haas), Basil, Beans, Blackberries, Blueberries, Corn, Cucumber, Figs, Garlic, Eggplant, Limes, Melons, Okra, Onions, Oranges, Peaches, Pears, Peas, Peppers (bell), Plums, Summer Squash, Tomatillos, Tomatoes

Apples, Artichokes, Basil, Beans, Cucumber, Eggplant, Figs, Garlic, Kale, Melons, Okra, Onion, Oranges, Pears, Peppers (bell, chile), Plums, Pomegranate, Potatoes, Squash (summer, winter), Tomatillo, Tomatoes

Almonds, Apples, Artichokes, Avocado, Basil, Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbages, Chard, Cranberries, Eggplant, Garlic, Greens, Kale, Kumquat, Lemons, Parsnip, Pears, Peppers (sweet, hot), Pumpkin, Radish, Raspberries, Rutabaga, Spinach, Squash (winter)Turnips, Walnuts, Yams

Almonds, Apples, Artichokes, Avocados, Beans, Beets, Bok Choy, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Celery, Chard, Cranberries, Dill, Garlic, Greens, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leek, Lemons, Mandarins, Oranges, Parsnip, Pears, Pecans, Peppers (sweet, hot), Pomegranate, Potatoes, Radish, Rutabaga, Squash (winter), Turnip, Yams

Avocado, Broccoli, Cabbage, Bok Choy, Brussels Sprouts, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Cranberries, Grapefruit, Kale, Lemon, Mushrooms, Nuts, Oranges, Parsley, Parsnip, Pears, Potatoes, Spinach, Squash (winter), Turnips

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