While most fruits and vegetables are available year-round since they are grown in both hemispheres and flown in, most are at their peak during specific times of the year. Here is a basic guideline. Remember, though, that anything that looks fresh and you’ve got a hankering for, is worth trying. I hope this list helps.
Apricots, Artichokes, Arugula, Asparagus, Avocados, Chives, Collards, Green Beans, Lettuce, Mangos, Mustard Greens, Pineapples, Radishes, Rhubarb, Spinach, Sugar Snap Peas, Snow Peas, Strawberries, Vidalia and Florida Sweet Onions
Bananas, Beets, Bell Peppers, Blackberries, Blueberries, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cantaloupes, Cauliflower, Celery, Cherries, Corn, Cucumbers, Grapes, Eggplant, Guava, Honeydew Melons, Jicama, Nectarines, Papaya, Peaches, Plantains, Plums, Raspberries, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Watermelons, Zucchini
Apples, Belgian Endive, Carrots, Cranberries, Dates, Dried Beans, Figs, Garlic, Ginger, Hard Squashes, Kiwi, Lychees, Mushrooms, Onions, Parsnips, Pears, Persimmons, Pomegranites, Pummelos, Pumpkins, Sweet Potatoes, Swiss Chard, Turnips, Yams
Grapefruit, Kale, Kumquats, Leeks, Nuts, Oranges and Tangerines, Radicchio, Rutabagas