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Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables

What's in Season in North Carolina?

North Carolina provides a variety of fruits and vegetables throughout the year and especially the spring, summer, and fall. As we gear up for the warmer months here is a list of what is in season when and stay tuned as we will have a “Produce of the Month” with a recipe in the months to come. Buying local fruits and vegetables in season is a great way to stay healthy, save money, and support our local farms. Enjoy!

Apples, August through February

Arugula, available year-round but best in spring and fall

Asparagus, spring

Basil, May through November

Blueberries, May into July

Broccoli, May and again in October and November

Brussels sprouts, October through December

Butter Beans, July and August

Cabbage, May through December

Cantaloupes, July and August

Carrots, year-round

Cauliflower, October through December

Celery, September through November

Cilantro, year-round

Cherries, late spring and summer

Collard greens, March into December

Corn, June through August

Cucumbers, June through November

Eggplant, June through August

Grapes, August into October

Green beans, June through September

Greens, March into December

Green onions, March through November

Kale, March into December

Leeks, year-round

Lettuce, year-round

Melons, June through August

Mushrooms (wild), spring through fall

Nectarines, June through September

Okra, August

Onions, year-round

Peaches, June through September

Peas, June through August

Peppers (sweet), June through August

Potatoes, July (available from storage year-round)

Snap peas/snow peas/pea pods, June and July

Spinach, year-round

Strawberries, April through June

Sweet Potatoes, year-round

Tomatoes, July into October

Watermelons, June through August

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