Best seasons to buy the tastiest produce!

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  1. PoeticManifesta

    PoeticManifesta Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Food purchased during its peak season will be less expensive and much tastier. The following is a sample of fruits and vegetables in season each month. Keep in mind that this chart is only a guide and available produce varies for different parts of the country. Use this as a guide to your menu planning and produce purchasing:


    January
    Avocados, bananas, cabbage, cauliflower, mushrooms, pears, potatoes, turnips and spinach.


    February
    Avocados, bananas, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, mangoes, mushrooms and winter squash.



    March
    Artichokes, avocados, bananas, broccoli, grapefruit, lettuce, pears, tangerines and winter squash.



    April
    Asparagus, bananas, cabbage, escarole, onions, pineapples, mushrooms, radishes and spinach.


    May
    Asparagus, bananas, celery, papaya, peas, pineapples, strawberries and tomatoes.



    June
    Avocados, apricots, bananas, cantaloupe, cherries, corn, figs, green beans, limes, mangoes, nectarines, onions, peaches, peas, peppers, pineapples, plums and summer squash.


    July
    Apricots, bananas, blueberries, cabbage, cantaloupe, cherries, cucumbers, dill, eggplant, figs, green beans, nectarines, okra, peaches, peppers, prunes and watermelon.


    August
    Apples, bananas, beets, berries, cabbage, carrots, cucumbers, dill, eggplant, figs, melons, nectarines, peaches, pears, peppers, plums, potatoes, summer squash and tomatoes.


    September
    Apples, bananas, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, corn, cucumbers, dill, figs, grapes, greens, melons, okra, onions, pears, potatoes, summer squash, tomatoes and yams.



    October
    Apples, bananas, broccoli, grapes, peppers, persimmons, pumpkin and yams.



    November
    Apples, bananas, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, cranberries, dates, eggplant, mushrooms, pumpkin and sweet potatoes.

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    December
    Apples, avocados, bananas, grapefruit, lemons, limes, mushrooms, oranges, pears, pineapples and tangerines.
     
  2. spicybrown

    spicybrown Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Never Knew This.....

    Thanks for the vital info PoeticManifesta, these surely will help me with my Spring regimen to lose a few pounds.:coffee:
     
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