Don’t let this deter you from purchasing fruits and vegetables! Just a little bit of knowledge can help you to pick the freshest ones.
Summer: Apricots, Blackberries, Cantaloupe, Cherries, Figs, Nectarines, Peaches, Plums, Raspberries, Strawberries, Watermelon, Beets, Bell Peppers, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Green Beans, Okra, Peas, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Zucchini
Fall: Cranberries, Pears, Persimmons, Pineapple, Pomegranates, Acorn Squash, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cauliflower, Mushrooms, Pumpkin, Sweet Potatoes, Swiss Chard
Winter: Clementines, Dates, Grapefruit, Kiwi, Oranges, Brussels Sprouts, Collard Greens, Kale, Leeks, Onions, Turnips, Winter Squash
Spring: Apricots, Honeydew, Mango, Strawberries, Artichokes, Asparagus, Fennel, Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Snow Peas, Spinach, Vidalia Onions, Watercress
Year Round: Apples, Bananas, Papayas, Avocados, Cabbage, Carrots, Celery, Parsnips, Potatoes
Most of these fruits and vegetables can still be purchased year round. They are safe to eat and generally still flavorful and delicious. This info graphic is to help recognize what fruits and vegetables will provide the most enjoyable flavor for the season.