What’s in Season: Summer Produce

Eating seasonally is a great way to save money, support your local community, and get the freshest, most delicious produce available. This summer try your hand at eating seasonally and reap the benefits. Not sure what’s in season? See this guide below for details. Don’t forget to bring this list with you to the local farmer’s market, grocery store, or pantry.


  • Apples
  • Blueberries
  • Cherries
  • Peaches
  • Raspberries

Seasonal Fruit Recipe Alert: Try this Fresh Blueberry Cobbler — Looking for something a little different? Sub fresh peaches or cherries for a seasonal twist. Can you say yum!


  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Corn on the cob
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Garlic
  • Green Beans
  • Onions
  • Peas
  • Sweet Peppers
  • Summer Squash
  • Zucchini

Try this Italian Vegetables recipe to use cauliflower, broccoli, zucchini, and onion – all summer vegetables that will be at the peak of freshness.

For more seasonal recipes and produce lists, see the other posts in the seasonal produce series linked here and here.

Written by Natalie Newmeyer, B.S. Nutrition (Dietetics), Dietetic Intern

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