Full List of Seasonal Produce by Month

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Hey, friends! Can we talk about how genius it is to use and buy seasonal produce by month? This post has the FULL list of seasonal produce you can enjoy each month of the year.

Are you looking to infuse your meals with fresh, flavorful ingredients? Look no further than the beauty of seasonal produce! Nature has a way of providing us with an ever-changing variety of fruits and vegetables, and today, we’re diving into a month-by-month guide to help you navigate the delectable world of in-season produce. Let’s embark on this culinary journey together!

Full Seasonal Produce List by Month

January Produce List

As winter embraces us, citrus fruits burst onto the scene, vibrating our tables. Enjoy the zing of juicy oranges, tangy grapefruits, and refreshing lemons. Packed with vitamin C, they’ll give your immune system a boost.

Plus, don’t forget about the versatile root vegetables like carrots, parsnips, winter squash, and turnips that add earthy sweetness to stews and roasts. Mushrooms are also in season in January, so take advantage of the many varieties of this abundant protein.

February Produce List

Love, and an array of tasty produce, are in the air! Brighten up your dishes with hearty greens such as kale and spinach. Add a touch of sweetness with luscious pears, apples, and beets. These gems will make your taste buds dance as winter nears its end.

The oranges, grapefruit, mushrooms, and winter squash from January’s produce list are still in-season, so add those to your farmer’s market basket or grocery store cart.

March Produce List

Ah, the arrival of spring! Welcome this vibrant season with open arms and plates filled with asparagus, artichokes, and peas. Their tender flavors will elevate your salads and pasta dishes. More varieties of onions also come into play this month, including our favorite salad topper, the red onion.

Oh, and let’s not forget the beautiful strawberries that appear—perfect for desserts or a simple snack! Grapefruit, orange, and winter squash season will die down, so buy them fresh and freeze them to use later in the spring or summer.

April Produce List

Spring is in full swing, and the farmers’ markets are teeming with delightful finds. Think of fresh herbs like mint, chives, and parsley that bring a burst of fragrance and taste to your recipes. Embrace the sweet-tartness of rhubarb, and relish the crunch of early radishes. It’s the perfect time to experiment with lighter, refreshing meals.

Remember those asparagus from March? Yup, they’re still in season for April. It’s the perfect month to make a delicious Asparagus soup.

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May Produce List

The days are getting longer, and the sun is shining brighter. May showers have nurtured an abundance of vegetables like zucchini, cucumbers, and green beans. Savor the distinct flavors of tender asparagus and creamy avocados. Get ready for the picnics and barbecues with the start of strawberry season!

Beets and carrots are a bit early, but you’ll find them in your local community gardens or produce aisles. Arugula and spinach are on the upswing and various options for lettuce. One of our favorite salads to make in late May is Beer Bratwurst Salad with Creamy Mustard Dressing. We use spinach and arugula for the mixed greens and it’s heavenly!

Also, this is the start of Mango season in most of the USA, so indulge in that juicy fruit.

June Produce List

Summer officially arrives, and so does a cornucopia of produce. The farmers’ markets beckon with succulent berries, cherries, apricots, and peaches. Enjoy the crispness of bell peppers and the juiciness of tomatoes. Cucumbers and summer squash add a refreshing touch to your salads and sides.

Green produce is in full effect with broccoli, cabbage, cilantro, green onions, parsley, and peas becoming bountiful in the hot weather. Embrace the warmth of the season!

July Produce List

July brings an actual explosion of flavors and colors. Luscious melons, including watermelon and cantaloupe, cool us down on hot summer days. Juicy plums, apricots, and nectarines bring a burst of sweetness. Treat yourself to vibrant corn on the cob and garden-fresh herbs. This is the month to celebrate the diversity of summertime delights!

July: Apple, Apricot, Arugula, Basil, Beets, Blackberries, Blueberries, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Cherries, Cilantro, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Green Beans, Green Onions, Lettuce, Mangoes, Mushrooms, Parsley, Peaches, Peas, Peppers, Plums, Potatoes, Radishes, Raspberries, Rhubarb, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Tomatoes, Watermelon & Zucchini.

August Produce List

Midsummer harvests continue to grace our tables. Savor the delightful taste of blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries. Peppers of all kinds—sweet, spicy, and everything in between—add depth to your dishes. Zucchini and eggplant take center stage, offering endless culinary possibilities. The bounty of August is truly awe-inspiring!

August: Apple, Arugula, Basil, Beets, Blackberries, Blueberries, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Cantaloupe, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Cilantro, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Garlic, Grapes, Green Beans, Green Onions, Honeydew Melon, Lettuce, Mangoes, Mushrooms, Onions, Parsley, Peaches, Pears, Peas, Peppers, Plums, Potatoes, Radishes, Raspberries, Rhubarb, Spinach, Squash, Tomatoes, Turnips, Watermelon & Zucchini.

September Produce List

As summer slowly transitions into fall, September brings us an array of root vegetables and hearty greens. Carrots, beets, and turnips are in their prime, ready to be roasted, sautéed, or used in comforting soups.

September: Apple, Arugula, Basil, Beets, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Cilantro, Cranberries, Eggplant, Garlic, Grapes, Green Beans, Green Onions, Honeydew Melon, Lettuce, Mushrooms, Onions, Parsley, Parsnips, Pears, Peas, Peppers, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Radishes, Rhubarb, Spinach, Squash, Sweet Potatoes, Tomatoes, Turnips, Watermelon & Zucchini.

October Produce List

Ah, the arrival of autumn paints the world in warm hues, and the harvest continues to delight us. October welcomes us with pumpkins, butternut squash, and sweet potatoes—perfect for hearty soups and comforting dishes. Enjoy the earthy flavors of Brussels sprouts, kale, and cauliflower. Don’t forget about the crisp apples and pears that pair beautifully with warming spices.

October: Apple, Arugula, Beets, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Cranberries, Honeydew Melon, Kiwi Fruit, Lettuce, Mushrooms, Onions, Parsnips, Pears, Persimmons, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Radishes, Spinach, Squash, Sweet Potatoes, Tomatoes, Turnips, & Zucchini.

November Produce List

November, a month of gratitude and gatherings, showcases the best fall produce. Embrace the versatility of winter squash like acorn squash and spaghetti squash. Indulge in the sweetness of cranberries, which add a burst of tangy flavor to both sweet and savory dishes. And, of course, let’s not forget about the abundance of root vegetables like carrots, parsnips, and onions that enhance our holiday feasts.

November: Carrots, Cauliflower, Cranberries, Garlic, Kiwi Fruit, Mushrooms, Parsnips, Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, & Turnips.

December Produce List

As the year draws to a close, December brings us a variety of seasonal delights. Citrus fruits like oranges, grapefruits, and clementines shine once again, offering a burst of freshness amid the winter chill. Pomegranates add a touch of vibrancy to our holiday meals, while nuts like pecans and walnuts bring a delightful crunch to our baked goods. And, of course, we can’t overlook the beauty of winter greens such as kale and Swiss chard, which provide essential nutrients during the colder months.

Your Year-Round In-Season Produce List Printable

And there you have it—a journey through the seasons, showcasing the abundance of in-season produce throughout the year. By embracing what nature offers each month, we not only enjoy the freshest flavors but also support local farmers and promote sustainability. So, let’s celebrate the ever-changing bounty of fruits and vegetables, and let them inspire us to create delicious, wholesome meals year-round. Happy cooking and happy eating, everyone!

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