San Francisco Department of the Environment

Bay Area Seasonal Fruit & Vegetable Guide

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June

Fruit

Berries (Blackberries, Blueberries, Mulberries, Raspberries)
Cherries
Loquats
Melons
Nectarines

Vegetables

Artichokes
Broccoli
Cauliflower
Chard
Collard
Corn
Fava Beans
Kale
Peas


July

Fruit

Apricots, Nectarines, Peaches, Plums, Pluots
Berries (Blueberries, Boysenberries, Mulberries, Raspberries, Strawberries)
Figs
Melons
Rhubarb

Vegetables

Artichokes
Avocados
Broccoli
Cauliflower
Green beans
Snap peas
Squash, summer


August

Fruit

Berries (Blackberries, Blueberries, Raspberries, Strawberries)
Figs
Grapefruit
Grapes
Melons
Nectarines, Peaches, Pears, Pluots, Plums

Vegetables

Artichokes
Broccoli
Cauliflower
Okra
Snap peas
Squash, summer
Sunflower sprouts
Tomatoes


September

Apples


Fruit

Apples
Berries
Grapefruits
Jujubes
Nectarines
Pears
Pomegranates

Vegetables

Artichokes
Asparagus
Bok Choy
Brussel Sprouts
Celery
Eggplant
Okra
Snap Peas
Squash
Tomatoes


October

Fruit

Apples
Dates
Figs
Grapefruits
Pears

Vegetables

Arugula
​Avocados
Bok Choy
Brussel Sprouts
Broccoli
Cauliflower
Collard Greens
Chard
Eggplant
Fennel
Kale
Okra
Snap Peas
Tomatoes
Winter Squash


November

Fruit

Apples
Dates
Grapefruit
Pears
Persimmons
Pineapple Guava
Pomegranates

Vegetables

Greens (arugula, collards, dandelion, kale, chard)
Bok choy
Broccoli
Brussel sprouts, cabbage
Cauliflower
Eggplant
Fennel
Okra
Snap peas
Squash (winter)


December

Fruit

Citrus (oranges - cara cara, mandarin, navel; meyer lemons; grapefruits)
Pears
Pomegranates

Vegetables

Arugula
Beets
Boc Choy
Broccoli
Brussel Sprouts
Cabbage
Carrots
Cauliflower
Chard
Collard
Dandelion Greens
Eggplant
Fennel
Kale
Leeks
Parsnips
Snap Peas
Sweet Potatoes
Winter Squash

January

Fruit

Citrus (Grapefruits, Mandarin Oranges, Pomelos)

Vegetables

Arugula
Brussel Sprouts
Cabbage
Celery Root
Collards
Dandelion
Kale
Parsnips
Winter Squash


February

Fruit

Citrus (Grapefruit, Navel Oranges, Pomelos, Lemons)

Vegetables

Asparagus
Artichokes
Cabbage
Celery
Collard
Escarole
Frisee
Kale
Leeks
Radishes
Turnips
Winter Squash


March

Fruit

Citrus (Grapefruit, Kumquats, Lemons, Mandarins)

Vegetables

Asparagus
Cabbage
Pea Shoots
Radish
Snow Peas
Winter Squash


April

Fruit

Berries (Strawberries, Blackberries, Blueberries, Cherries)
Kumquats
Citrus (Grapefruits, Kumquats, Meyer lemons, Navel Oranges, Pomelos, Tangelos, Tangerines)
Pineapple Guava
Rhubarb

Vegetables

Asparagus
Avocadoes
Beets
Broccoli Rabe
Carrots
Cauliflower
Fava Beans
Fennel
Chard
Collard
Kale
Nettles
Peas
Spinach
Watercress
Winter Squash 


May

Fruit

Berries (Strawberries, Blackberries, Blueberries, Mulberries, Raspberries, Tayberries)
Cherries
Rhubarb

Vegetables

Artichokes
Asparagus
Avocados
Cauliflower
Chard
Collard
Kale
Peas


Find seasonal fruits and vegetables at a local farmers market near you. Buying directly from farmers helps prevent waste in the delivery process.The fewer people handling the produce and the shorter distance it travels, the less likely fruits and vegetables are discarded along the way.


Related Content

San Francisco Farmers Markets
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Additional Resources

Farmer's Market Finder - Interactive map - Ecology Center
Vegetables in season in the Bay Area (PDF) - Center for Urban Education and Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA)
Fruits in season in the Bay Area (PDF) - (CUESA)
California produce in season - by month, Natural Resources Defense Council
10 reasons to support farmers markets - CUESA


Seasonal Fruit: Loquats (available in San Francisco farmers markets)

Fresh loquats can sometimes be found in late spring and early summer at San Francisco farmers markets.

Chard

Collard

Dandelion