Shopping Made Easy: A simple list of produce by season

Buying seasonally is a great way to save money! Here are some of our favorite veggies and fruits, organized by the season they appear!

Winter

Spring

Summer

Fall

Apples Apples Apples Apples
Avocado Apricots Apricots Bananas
Bananas Asparagus Avocado Beets
Beets Avocado Bananas Bell Peppers
Brussels Sprouts Bananas Beets Broccoli
Cabbage Broccoli Bell Peppers Brussels Sprouts
Carrots Cabbage Blackberries Cabbage
Celery Carrots Blueberries Carrots
Grapefruit Celery Carrots Cauliflower
Kale Collard Greens Cantaloupe/ Muskmelons Celery
Leeks Garlic Celery Collard Greens
Lemons Greens (cooking) Cherries Cranberries
Onions Lettuce Collard Greens Garlic
Oranges Mushrooms Corn Ginger
Parsnips Onions Cucumbers Grapes
Pears Peas Eggplant Greens (cooking)
Pineapple Pineapple Garlic Green Beans
Potatoes Radishes Green Beans Kale
Pumpkins Rhubarb Honeydew Melon Lettuce
Rutabagas Spinach Kiwifruit Mangos
Sweet Potatoes and Yams Strawberries Lima Beans Mushrooms
Turnips Swiss Chard Mangos Onions
Winter Squash Turnips Nectarines Parsnips
Okra Peas
Peaches Pears
Plums Pineapple
Raspberries Potatoes
Strawberries Pumpkins
Summer Squash & Zucchini Radishes
Tomatillos Raspberries
Tomatoes Rutabagas
Watermelon Spinach
Sweet Potatoes and Yams
Swiss Chard
Turnips
Winter Squash
Do you prefer to buy local? Check out Ontario’s food guide for buying seasonally from Ontario farmers. If you stick to seasonal shopping, buying organic is a whole lot cheaper. It also helps support farmers that omit pesticides, which is a great thing for our pollinators. Seasonal buying for organic won’t just be kind to your