Buying Seasonal Produce lets Mother Nature write your grocery list.

Buying Seasonal Produce lets Mother Nature write your grocery list.

Whether it is spring, winter, summer or fall - there's a produce for that. And of course there are the produce that you can count on finding year round

Buying seasonally allows you to not only add variety to your diet BUT it also can save you some dough since seasonal produce can be found in abundance.  Another perk......you are supporting the local economy and eating healthy so it is a win win win scenario.

Following are the produce by season

IN SEASON SPRING PRODUCE

artichokes, arugula, asparagus, broccoli, bibb lettuce, chard, cauliflower, fennel, fiddleheads, green beans, pea pods, radicchio, radishes, rhubarb, salad greens, spinach sugar snap peas, vidalia onions, strawberries

IN SEASON SUMMER PRODUCE

broccoli, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, corn, eggplant, endive, green beans, green peppers, herbs, hot peppers, kale, kohlrabi, okra, radishes, salad greens, snow peas, sugar snap peas, summer squash, tomatillos, tomatoes, turnips, zucchini, apricots, blackberries, blueberries, boysenberries, cantaloupe, cherries, currants, figs, grapes, gooseberries, honeydew, nectarines, peaches, plums, raspberries, watermelon

IN SEASON FALL

broccoli, broccoli rabe, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, fennel, ginger, kale, peppers, pumpkins, salad greens, cranberries, grapes, pears, pomegranates, quince 

IN SEASON WINTER

acorn squash, brussel sprouts, butternut squash, collard greens, kale, sweet potatoes, winter squash, clementines, grapefruit, kiwi, oranges, pears, pomegranates, tangerines

IN SEASON YEAR ROUND

beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, celery, garlic, leeks, lettuce, microgreens, mushrooms, onions, parsnips, potatoes, shallots, sprouts, turnips, apples

Frozen fruits and veggies has made eating healthy year round these days, but there is something to be said about going to a produce stand on the side of the roa or a local market, see whats available and have that help you decide what's for dinner tonite.