When produce is in season, month by month

When it comes to saving money at the registrar, a popular tip is to buy produce that’s in season. But how do you know what’s in season and what’s not? Just because a piece of produce is in stock doesn’t necessarily mean it’s in season.

By researching what’s in season in Alberta, we’ve compiled a list of in-season produce, month by month so you’ll never have to do the guesswork again:

January

Vegetables
  • Beans
  • Beets
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Rutabagas
  • Turnips
  • Winter Squash
Fruits
  • Grapefruit (import)
  • Lemons (import)
  • Oranges (import)
  • Papayas (import)
  • Tangerines (import)

February

Vegetables
  • Beans
  • Beets
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Rutabagas
  • Turnips
  • Winter Squash
Fruits
  • Grapefruit (import)
  • Lemons (import)
  • Oranges (import)
  • Papayas (import)

March

Vegetables
  • Beans
  • Beets
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Rutabagas
  • Turnips
Fruits
  • Berries (import)
  • Mangoes (import)
  • Pineapple (import)

April

Vegetables
  • Artichokes (import)
  • Asparagus (import)
  • Broccoli (import)
  • Lettuce (import)
  • Rhubarb (import)
  • Spring peas (import)
  • Zucchini (import)
Fruits
  • Mangoes (import)
  • Pineapple (import)

May

Vegetables
  • Asparagus
  • Artichokes (import)
  • Broccoli (import)
  • Lettuce (import)
  • Rhubarb (import)
  • Spring peas (import)
  • Zucchini (import)
Fruits
  • Apricots (import)
  • Cherries (import)
  • Pineapple (import)

June

Vegetables
  • Asparagus
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Potatoes
  • Radishes
  • Rhubarb
  • Strawberries
Fruits
  • Tomatoes
  • Apricots (import)
  • Blueberries (import)
  • Cantaloupe (import)
  • Cherries (import)
  • Peaches (import)
  • Plums (import)
  • Strawberries (import)
  • Watermelon (import)

July

Vegetables
  • Beans
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Cherries
  • Corn
  • Cucumber
  • Eggplant
  • Onions
  • Potatoes
  • Radishes
  • Rhubarb
  • Summer Squash
  • Zucchini
Fruits
  • Apples
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Cherries
  • Raspberries
  • Saskatoon Berries
  • Strawberries
  • Tomatoes

August

Vegetables
  • Beans
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Corn
  • Cucumber
  • Eggplant
  • Onions
  • Pears
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkins
  • Radishes
  • Rhubarb
  • Rutabagas
  • Summer Squash
  • Turnips
  • Winter Squash
  • Zucchini
Fruits
  • Apples
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Pears
  • Raspberries
  • Saskatoon Berries
  • Strawberries
  • Tomatoes

September

Vegetables
Beans
Beets
Broccoli
Brussels Sprouts
Cabbage
Carrots
Cauliflower
Celery
Corn
Cucumber
Eggplant
Onions
Potatoes
Pumpkins
Rhubarb
Rutabagas
Summer Squash
Turnips
Winter Squash
Zucchini
Fruits
  • Apples
  • Tomatoes
  • Grapes (import)
  • Pomegranates (import)

October

Vegetables
  • Beans
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Onions
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkins
  • Rutabagas
  • Turnips
  • Winter Squash
Fruits
  • Apples
  • Cranberries
  • Grapes (import)
  • Pomegranates (import)

November

Vegetables
  • Beans
  • Beets
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Pumpkins
  • Rutabagas
  • Turnips
  • Winter Squash
Fruits
  • Cranberries
  • Oranges (import)
  • Pears (import)
  • Pomegranates (import)
  • Tangerines (import)

December

Vegetables
  • Beans
  • Beets
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Rutabagas
  • Turnips
  • Winter Squash
Sources: About Foods and Wisebread
Fruits
  • Grapefruit (import)
  • Oranges (import)
  • Papayas (import)
  • Pears (import)
  • Pomegranates (import)
  • Tangerines (import)

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