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Farmers markets: What’s in season?

Monday, June 3, 2019


Farmers markets have opened across Wisconsin, leading to one question: Which fruits and vegetables are in season? Well, that depends on the time of year.

 

Here’s a brief guide to what you’re likely to find freshest at farmers markets from June through October. It’s from the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, part of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

 

When you’re at the Saturday farmers market in downtown Green Bay, be sure to pick up one of our colorful new BayCare Clinic shopping bags and fill it with these fresh fruits and vegetables!

 

Fruit

 

June: Strawberries, rhubarb, raspberries, sweet cherries

 

July: Blueberries, sweet cherries, melons, raspberries, tart cherries, apples

 

August: Apples, blueberries, melons, pears, raspberries, grapes

 

September: Apples, cranberries, raspberries, grapes, pears

 

October: Raspberries, apples, cranberries

 

Vegetables

 

June: Arugula, asparagus, beets, bok choy, broccoli, cabbage, chard, cucumbers, kale and collards, kohlrabi, leaf lettuce, sweet peas, potatoes, radishes, salad mix, scallions, spinach, tomatoes, turnips

 

July: Arugula, beans, beets, bok choy, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, chard, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, kale and collards, kohlrabi, leaf lettuce, okra, onions, sweet peas, bell peppers, potatoes, salad mix, scallions, summer squash, tomatillos, tomatoes, turnips

 

August: Arugula, beans, beets, bok choy, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, chard, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, garlic, kale and collards, kohlrabi, leeks, okra, onions, bell peppers, hot peppers, potatoes, salad mix, scallions, summer squash, winter squash, tomatillos, tomatoes

 

September: Arugula, beans, beets, bok choy, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, chard, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, kale and collards, kohlrabi, leeks, okra, onions, bell peppers, hot peppers, potatoes, radishes, rutabagas, salad mix, scallions, spinach, summer squash, winter squash, tomatillos, tomatoes

 

October: Arugula, beets, bok choy, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, chard, cucumbers, eggplant, kale and collards, kohlrabi, leaf lettuce, leeks, parsnips, bell peppers, potatoes, radishes, rutabagas, salad mix, scallions, spinach, winter squash, tomatillos, tomatoes, turnips

 

Here’s a guide to the full year in PDF form.

 

Here’s a searchable guide to farmers markets throughout Wisconsin.

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