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What’s in Season

Eating in season is an important part of being a steward of the environment - and a Produce Box member! We love to help our members discover all of the delicious-ness that North Carolina has to offer all year long!  And we are happy to provide articles in our weekly newsletter about how certain foods are grown, how to store them and wonderful recipes for preparing them. Here are the typical seasonal harvest items our state has to offer:

Spring

Blueberries
Bok Choy
Broccoli
Cilantro
Fancy Squash
Garden Peas
Green Beans
Green Cabbage
Green Chard
Greenhouse Tomatoes
Hydroponic Bibb
Lettuce
Kale
Spring Carrots
Strawberries

Summer

Beets
Blackberries
Blueberries
Cucumbers
Eggplant
Garlic
Hot Peppers
Okra
Onions
Peaches
Tomatoes
Snap Beans
Sweet Corn
Sweet Peppers
Watermelon
Zucchini

Fall

Acorn Squash
Apples
Beets
Cabbage
Cauliflower
Kale
Muscadine Grapes
Mustard Greens
Persimmons
Pumpkins
Radishes
Romaine Lettuce
Snow Peas
Spinach
Sweet Potatoes
Turnips

Winter

Apples
Beets
Cabbage
Carrots
Chard
Collards
Greenhouse Tomatoes
Kale
Mustard Greens
Peanuts
Pecans
Spinach
Sweet Potatoes
Turnips
Winter Squash
Honeybell Oranges*
Tangerines*
Grapefruit*

*We do supplement with some regional items including citrus in the winter months only.