What’s in Season Now? A LOT!

Eating fresh, in-season produce is easy in the summer. Farmers markets are busting at the seams with juicy tomatoes, sweet corn, spicy peppers, and much more! Even spring and fall boast a full bounty of cool weather crops like lettuce, spinach, radishes, and broccoli. So how does a person eat fresh, in-season foods in the winter? It’s easier than you think!

Here is an extensive list of food that is in-season during the coldest months of the year:

Apples
Arugula
Bay leaf
Beef
Beets
Broccoli
Broccoli raab
Brussels sprouts
Burdock
Cabbage
Cardoons
Carrots
Cattail shoots
Cauliflower
Celery
Celery root/Celeriac
Chestnuts
Chicory
Chickweed
Clementines
Collard greens
Cranberries
Cress
Dandelions
Endive
Escarole
Fennel
Figs
Frisée
Garlic
Garlic mustard
Grapefruit
Hazelnuts
Kale
Kiwi
Kohlrabi
Leeks
Lemons
Lettuce
Limes
Mâche/Corn   salad
Mizuna
Mushrooms
Mustard greens
Nettle
Onions
Onion grass
Orach
Oranges
Parsley root
Parsnips
Peanuts
Pears
Pecans
Persimmon
Pineapple
Pomegranates
Potatoes
Pumpkin seeds
Quince
Radicchio
Radishes
Rampion
Rose hips
Rosemary
Rutabaga
Sage
Salsify
Scallions
Scorzonera
Shallots
Sorrel
Spinach
Sun chokes
Sweet potatoes
Swiss chard
Tangerines
Thyme
Turkey
Turnips
Venison
Walnuts
Winter squash
 

List courtesy of Mother Earth Living magazine, November/December 2012

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