Best fruits and vegetables in four seasons: a guide from USDA

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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides a seasonal produce guide. The guide includes seasonal fruits and vegetables in spring, summer, fall and winter. Here is the recently updated list:

Fruits and vegetables in spring:

  • Apples, Bananas, Beets, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Celery, Grapefruit, Kale, Leeks, Lemons, Onions, Oranges, Parsnips, Pears, Pineapple, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Rutabagas, Sweet Potatoes and Yams, Turnips, Winter Squash.

Fruits and vegetables in summer:

  • Apples, Apricots, Asparagus, Bananas, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Celery, Collard Greens, Garlic, Greens (cooking), Lettuce, Mushrooms, Onions, Peas, Pineapple, Radishes, Rhubarb, Spinach, Strawberries, Swiss Chard, Turnips.

Fruits and vegetables in fall:

  • Apples, Apricots, Bananas, Beets, Bell Peppers, Blackberries, Blueberries, Carrots, Cantaloupe/ Muskmelons, Celery, Cherries, Collard Greens, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Garlic, Green Beans, Honeydew Melon, Kiwifruit, Lima Beans, Mangos, Nectarines, Okra, Peaches, Plums, Raspberries, Strawberries, Summer Squash & Zucchini, Tomatillos, Tomatoes, Watermelon.

Fruits and vegetables in winter:

  • Apples, Bananas, Beets, Bell Peppers, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Collard Greens, Cranberries, Garlic, Ginger, Grapes, Greens (cooking), Green Beans, Kale, Lettuce, Mangos, Mushrooms, Onions, Parsnips, Peas, Pears, Pineapple, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Radishes, Raspberries, Rutabagas, Spinach, Sweet Potatoes and Yams, Swiss Chard, Turnips, Winter Squash.

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News source: The United States Department of Agriculture.
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