Guide to Seasonal Fruit and Vegetables

Buying seasonal fruit and vegetables means you’re getting the freshest, tastiest and cheapest produce all year round. The following chart is a brief guide to eating through the seasons. As the season changes, let your diet follow – it’s a great way to enjoy a large variety of different foods and flavors throughout the year.

FRUIT & VEGETABLES BY THE SEASON

Spring

Apricots
Artichokes
Asparagus
Broccoli
Celery Root/Celeriac
Cucumber
Fava Beans/Broad Beans
Grapefruit
Green Beans
Kale
Leeks
Lemons
Limes
Oranges
Peas
Spinach
Strawberries
Watercress

Summer

Apricots
Beets & Beet Greens
Bell Peppers/Capsicums
Blueberries
Carrots
Corn
Cucumbers
Eggplant
Figs
Grapes
Lemons
Limes
Melons
Nectarines
Peaches
Peas
Plums
Radishes
Strawberries
Tomatoes
Zucchini

Autumn/Fall

Apples
Beets
Broccoli
Brussels Sprouts
Cabbage
Carrots
Cauliflower
Celery
Eggplant
Fennel
Garlic
Ginger
Leeks
Mushrooms
Pears
Persimmons
Plums
Pomegranate
Potatoes
Radicchio
Raspberries
Spinach
Pumpkin
Sweet potatoes
Swiss Chard/Silver Beet
Turnips

Winter

Broccoli
Brussels Sprouts
Butternut Squash
Clementines/Mandarins
Cauliflower
Celery root/Celeriac
Collards/Cabbages
Fennel
Grapefruit
Kale
Kiwifruit
Leeks
Oranges
Parsnip
Pomegranate
Potatoes
Pumpkin
Sweet Potatoes
Tamarillo
Turnips

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Summer

Autumn