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Best Fruit of the Season

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I love fruits and vegetables, but how do I know what to buy for the highest quality? Even shopping at a market, it is hard to know what is in season all the time. Usually you can tell by the prices in some regard, but it still matters.

Here are the fruits and vegetables for each season.

Winter

Chestnuts

Grapefruit

Lemons

Oranges

Tangerines

Kale

Leeks

Radicchio

Radishes

Rutabaga

Turnips

Spring

Apricots

Avocado

Mango

Pineapple

Rhubarb

Strawberries

Artichoke

Asparagus

Carrots

Celeriac

Chives

Collards

Fava Beans

Fennel

Fiddlehead Ferns

Morels

Mustard Greens

New Potatoes

Spinach

Spring Baby Lettuce Mixes

Sugar Snap and Snow Peas

Vidalia Onions

Watercress

Summer

Blackberries

Blueberries

Nectarines

Peaches

Plums

Raspberries

Tomatoes

Watermelon

Beets

Broccoli

Chinese Cabbage

Corn

Cucumber

Eggplant

Garlic

Green Beans

Summer Squash

Zucchini

Fall

Apples

Cranberries

Figs

Grapes

Pears

Pomegranate

Quince

Acorn Squash

Belgian Endive

Butternut Squash

Cauliflower

Celeriac

Garlic

Ginger

Mushrooms

Parsnips

Potatoes

Pumpkin

Sweet Potatoes

Swiss Chard

Also, during the winter, it is hard to find fruits and vegetables in Ohio, so it is best to freeze fresh fresh fruits and vegetables for winter as well as relying on your local grocery store.

Torie Nicholas
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