San Francisco Department of the Environment

Which Fruits & Vegetables Are In Season?

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This summer, choose fruits and vegetables which are in season and grown locally near you. Find fresh produce farmers market near you.


November

  • Apples
  • Dates
  • Grapefruits
  • Greens (arugula, collard greens, dandelion greens, kale, swiss chard)
  • Bok choy
  • Broccoli
  • Brussel sprouts
  • Cauliflower
  • Eggplant
  • Fennel
  • Okra
  • Pears
  • Persimmons
  • Pomegranates
  • Snap peas
  • Squash (winter)

December

  • Citrus (mandarins, oranges, grapefruits)
  • Greens (arugula, collard greens, dandelion greens, kale, swiss chard)
  • Beets
  • Boc choy
  • Brussel sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Broccoli
  • Eggplant
  • Fennel
  • Leeks
  • Parsnips, root crops
  • Pears
  • Pomegranites
  • Snap peas
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Squash (winter)

January

  • Brussel Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Celery Root
  • Citrus (mandarins, oranges, grapefruits, pomelos)
  • Greens (arugula, collards, dandelion greens, kale)
  • Parsnips
  • Squash (winter)

February

  • Asparagus
  • Artichokes
  • Cabbage
  • Celery
  • Citrus (grapefruits, navel oranges, pomelos)
  • Greens (escarole, kale)
  • Leeks
  • Radishes 
  • Squash (winter)
  • Turnips 

 

March

  • Asparagus
  • Cabbage
  • Citrus (mandarins, kumquats)
  • Pea Shoots
  • Radish
  • Snow Peas
  • Squash (winter)

April

  • Asparagus
  • Avocadoes
  • Broccoli rabe
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Citrus (grapefruits, kumquats, meyer lemons, tangerines)
  • Fava beans
  • Fennel
  • Green garlic
  • Nettles
  • Peas
  • Pineapple guava
  • Rhubarb
  • Spinach
  • Strawberries

May

Fruits and vegetables in season now in the San Francisco Bay Area:

  • Artichokes
  • Asparagus
  • Avocados
  • Cauliflower
  • Greens (collard greens, kale, swiss chard)
  • Peas
  • Rhubarb
  • Strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, mulberries, raspberries, tayberries

June

  • Apricots, nectarines, peaches  (stone fruit)
  • Artichokes
  • Berries (blackberries, blueberries, mulberries, raspberries)
  • Broccoli
  • Cherries
  • Cauliflower
  • Corn
  • Fava beans
  • Greens (collard greens, kale, swiss chard)
  • Loquats
  • Melons
  • Peas

July

  • Apricots, nectarines, peaches, plums, pluots (stone fruit)
  • Artichokes
  • Avocados
  • Berries (blueberries, boysenberries, mulberries, raspberries, strawberries)
  • Broccoli
  • Cauliflower
  • Figs
  • Green beans
  • Melons
  • Rhubarb
  • Snap peas
  • Squash, summer

August

  • Artichokes
  • Berries (blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries)
  • Broccoli
  • Cauliflower
  • Figs
  • Grapefruit
  • Grapes
  • Melons
  • Nectarines, peaches, pears, pluots, plums (stone fruit)
  • Okra
  • Snap peas
  • Squash, summer
  • Sunflower sprouts
  • Tomatoes

September

  • Apples
  • Artichokes
  • Asparagus
  • Berries
  • Bok choy
  • Brussel sprouts
  • Celery
  • Eggplant
  • Grapefruits
  • Jujubes
  • Nectarines (stone fruit)
  • Okra
  • Pears
  • Pomegranates
  • Snap peas
  • Squash (summer, winter)
  • Tomatoes

October

  • Apples
  • Avocados
  • Bok choy
  • Brussel sprouts
  • Broccoli
  • Cauliflower
  • Dates
  • Eggplant
  • Fennel
  • Figs
  • Grapefruits
  • Greens (arugula, kale, collard greens, swiss chard)
  • Okra
  • Pears
  • Snap peas
  • Tomatoes
  • Squash (winter)

Apples

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.


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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.

  • Squash, summer