Here’s what’s in season for Spring. Not everything may be available in your area, but what is there should be domestic—not imported from overseas.
Some of the items are harvested for only a few weeks; others are around for a while.
So peruse the list, note what you don’t want to miss out on, and add to your shopping list.
The list was created by Produce for Better Health Foundation. Take a look at their website, FruitsAndVeggiesMoreMatters.org for tips on better meal planning with fresh produce.
Black Mission Figs
It’s jackfruit, and it’s in season. Your most likely to find it at Asian markets. Here’s more about it from WiseGeek.org.
Asparagus: Green, Purple, White
Butterhead or Boston type has a loose head with green, smooth outer leaves and yellow inner leaves. Popular varieties include Bibb (Limestone), Buttercrunch, Mignonette (Manoa) and Tom Thumb. Here’s more about them from Sunset.com.
Red Leaf Lettuce
Spring Baby Lettuce
Vidalia Onions & Other Sweet Onions
Here’s more on spring fruits and vegetables. Get inspiration for meals and enjoy what’s best and freshest!