Produce Calendar

This Virginia harvest calendar is based on the sustainable food guide at http://www.sustainabletable.org/seasonalfoodguide/. Check that resource for pictures of each fruit and vegetable, suggested recipes for each produce item, and an array of insights and tips.

January

Apples – Beets – Celery Root – Cilantro – Fennel – Kohlrabi – Leeks – Lettuce – Mint – Mushrooms – Onions – Oregano – Parsley – Sage – Sorrel – Spinach – Sweet Potatoes – Turnips – Winter Squash

February

Apples – Beets – Celery Root – Cilantro – Fennel – Kohlrabi – Leeks – Lettuce – Mint – Mushrooms – Onions – Oregano – Parsley – Sage – Sorrel – Spinach – Sweet Potatoes – Turnips – Winter Squash

March

Arugula – Asparagus – Beets – Carrots – Chard – Cilantro – Fennel – Garlic Scapes – Green Onions, Scallions – Greens (Collard, etc.) – Kale – Kohlrabi – Leeks – Lettuce – Mint – Morels – Mushrooms – Nettles – Onions – Oregano – Parsley – Pea Shoots – Potatoes – Radishes – Sage – Sorrel – Spinach – Sweet Potatoes – Turnips

April

Arugula – Asparagus – Beets – Carrots – Chard – Cilantro – Fennel – Garlic Scapes – Green Onions, Scallions – Greens (Collard, etc.) – Kale – Leeks – Lettuce – Mint – Morels – Mushrooms – Nettles – Onions – Oregano – Parsley – Pea Shoots – Potatoes – Radishes – Sage – Sorrel – Spinach – Strawberries – Sweet Potatoes

May

Arugula – Asparagus – Basil – Beets – Blueberries – Broccoli – Cabbage – Carrots – Chard – Cherries – Cilantro – Green Onions, Scallions – Greens (Collard, etc.) – Kale – Leeks – Lettuce – Mint – Morels – Mushrooms – Onions – Oregano – Parsley – Radishes – Sage – Sorrel – Spinach – Strawberries – Summer Squash – Sweet Potatoes – Zucchini

June

Asparagus – Basil – Beans (Green, Snap) – Beets – Blueberries – Cabbage – Carrots – Chard – Cherries – Cilantro – Corn – Cucumbers – Eggplant – Green Onions, Scallions – Greens (Collard, etc.) – Kale – Leeks – Lettuce – Melons – Mint –Mushrooms – Nectarines – Onions – Oregano – Parsley – Peas (Snap, Snow, Pod) – Radishes – Sage – Shallots – Sorrel – Spinach – Strawberries – Summer Squash – Sweet Potatoes – Watermelon – Zucchini

July

Apples – Basil – Beans (Green, Snap) – Beets – Blackberries – Blueberries – Cabbage – Cantaloupe – Carrots – Chard – Cherries – Cilantro – Corn – Cucumbers – Eggplant – Garlic – Green Onions, Scallions – Greens (Collard, etc.) – Kale – Leeks – Lettuce – Lima Beans – Melons – Mint –Mushrooms – Nectarines – Onions – Oregano – Parsley – Peaches – Peas (Snap, Snow, Pod) – Peppers – Potatoes – Radishes – Raspberries – Sage – Shallots – Sorrel – Spinach – Strawberries – Summer Squash – Sweet Potatoes – Tomatoes – Watermelon – Zucchini

August

Apples – Basil – Beans (Green, Snap) – Beans (Shell) – Beets – Blackberries – Blueberries – Cabbage – Cantaloupe – Carrots – Chard – Cherries – Chili Pepper – Cilantro – Corn – Cucumbers – Eggplant – Fennel – Garlic – Grapes – Green Onions, Scallions – Greens (Collard, etc.) – Kale – Leeks – Lettuce – Lima Beans – Melons – Mint –Mushrooms – Nectarines – Okra – Onions – Oregano – Parsley – Peaches – Peas (Snap, Snow, Pod) – Peppers – Radishes – Sage – Shallots – Sorrel – Spinach –Summer Squash – Sweet Potatoes – Tomatoes – Watermelon – Zucchini

September

Apples – Arugula – Basil – Beans (Green, Snap) – Beans (Shell) – Beets – Broccoli – Cabbage – Carrots – Celery – Chard – Chili Pepper – Cilantro – Cucumbers – Fennel – Grapes – Green Onions, Scallions – Greens (Collard, etc.) – Kale – Leeks – Lettuce – Mint –Mushrooms – Nectarines – Onions – Oregano – Parsley – Peaches – Peas (Snap, Snow, Pod) – Peppers – Pumpkin – Radicchio – Radishes – Raspberries – Sage – Shallots – Sorrel – Spinach – Summer Squash – Sweet Potatoes – Tomatoes – Turnips – Watermelon – Winter Squash – Zucchini

October

Apples – Arugula – Basil – Beans (Green, Snap) – Beets – Broccoli – Broccoli Rabe(Rapini) – Brussel Sprouts – Cabbage – Carrots – Cauliflower – Celery – Celery Root – Chard – Chicories – Cilantro – Cucumbers – Fennel – Grapes – Green Onions, Scallions – Greens (Collard, etc.) – Kale – Kohlrabi – Leeks – Lettuce – Mint –Mushrooms – Onions – Oregano – Parsley – Parsnips – Peppers – Pumpkin – Radicchio – Radishes – Raspberries – Sage – Shallots – Sorrel – Spinach – Summer Squash – Sweet Potatoes – Tomatoes – Turnips – Winter Squash

November

Apples – Arugula – Basil – Beans (Green, Snap) – Beets – Broccoli – Broccoli Rabe(Rapini) – Brussel Sprouts – Cabbage – Carrots – Cauliflower – Celery – Celery Root – Chard – Chicories – Cilantro – Cucumbers – Fennel – Grapes – Green Onions, Scallions – Greens (Collard, etc.) – Kale – Kohlrabi – Leeks – Lettuce – Mint –Mushrooms – Onions – Oregano – Parsley – Parsnips – Peppers – Pumpkin – Radicchio – Radishes – Raspberries – Sage – Shallots – Sorrel – Spinach – Summer Squash – Sweet Potatoes – Tomatoes – Turnips – Winter Squash

December

Apples – Beets – Broccoli Rabe(Rapini) – Brussel Sprouts – Cabbage – Carrots – Cauliflower – Celery Root – Chard – Chicories – Cilantro – Fennel – Greens (Collard, etc.) – Kale – Kohlrabi – Leeks – Lettuce – Mint –Mushrooms – Onions – Oregano – Parsley – Parsnips – Radicchio – Sage – Sorrel – Spinach – Sweet Potatoes – Turnips – Winter Squash