As the seasons transition from one to the other, the foods that you eat should transition with them. There is such a huge variety of fruits of vegetables available to us, that there is no reason not to try them all at least once. You never know – you may just discover a new favorite! Here is a list of just some of the produce available during certain seasons.

WINTER FRUITS:

Apples – Apricots – Bananas – Berries (all varieties) – Cherries (all varieties) – Currants (red and black) – Grapefruit – Grapes – Guava – Kiwifruit – Lemons – Lychee – Mango (and mangosteen) – Melons (all varieties) – Nectarines – Oranges (all varieties) – Passionfruit – Peaches – Pears (all varieties) – Pineapple – Plums Rambutan – Rhubarb – Starfruit – Tamarillo

WINTER VEGETABLES:

Asparagus – Avocados – Beans (most varieties) – Broccoli – Brussels Sprouts – Cabbage (and Chinese Cabbage) – Capsicum – Cauliflower – Celery – Chicory – Choko – Corn – Cucumber – Daikon – Eggplant – Fennel – Greens (most varieties- leafy) – Leeks – Mushrooms (all varieties) – Okra – Onions – Peas (most varieties) Potatoes (all varieties) – Radishes – Spinach – Squash (winter varieties) – Tomatoes – Watercress – Zucchini

 

SPRING FRUITS:

Apples – Banana – Berries – Breadfruit – Cumquat – Feijoa – Figs – Grapes – Guava – Kiwifruit – Lemon – Limes – Mango – Mangosteen – Melons(most varieties) – Nectarines – Oranges – Papayas – Passionfruit – Peaches – Pears – Persimmon – Plums – Pomegranate – Quince – Rambutan – Rhubarb – Tamarillo

SPRING VEGETABLES:

Asparagus – Avocados – Basil – Beans – Beets – Broccoli – Cabbage – Carrots – Cucumber – Daikon – Eggplant – Fennel – Garlic – Ginger – Greens – Horseradish – Leek – Mushrooms – Okra – Olive – Onion – Parsnips – Peas – Peppers – Shallots – Spinach – Summer Squash – Turnips

 

SUMMER FRUITS:

Apples – Apricots – Berries – Cherries – Cumquat – Custard Apples – Dates – Figs – Grapefruit – Grapes – Kiwifruit – Lemons – Limes – Mangoes – Melons – Nashi – Oranges – Papaya – Peaches – Pears – Persimmon – Pawpaw – Pineapple – Plums – Pomelo – Quince – Rhubarb – Tangelo – Watermelon

SUMMER VEGETABLES:

Avocado – Basil – Beans – Beets – Broccoli – Brussels sprouts – Cabbage – Carrots – Cauliflower – Celery – Corn – Cucumbers – Fennel – Garlic – Ginger – Greens (all leafy varieties) – Horseradish – Jerusalem Artichokes – Kale – Kohlrabi – Leeks – Okra – Olives – Onions – Parsnips – Peas – Peppers – Potatoes – Spinach – Summer Squash – Swede – Tomatoes

 

FALL FRUITS:

Apples – Bananas – Cranberries – Cumquat – Dates – Grapefruit – Grapes – Lemons – Loquat – Lychee – Mandarins – Oranges – Papaya – Pawpaw – Pineapple – Starfruit – Tangelo

FALL VEGETABLES:

Artichoke – Asparagus – Beans – Broccoli – Brussels Sprouts – Cabbage – Carrot – Cauliflower – Chicory – Choko – Garlic – Ginger – Horseradish – Leek – Mushrooms – Onions – Peas – Potatoes – Pumpkin – Shallot – Silverbeet – Spinach – Squash – Swede – Sweet potatoes – Taro – Turnips – Watercress – Witlof.

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