As we explore different ways to prepare fresh fruits and veggies for the month of June we should consider how to purchase them. Along with considering your budget, we should consider what is in season, which also directly impacts dollars spent.
3 Guides to Help You Determine In Season Produce
There are a lot of infographics and websites that provide you with this information but we are going to share 3 here.
- This incredible dynamic tool, Seasonal Food Guide, enables you to find out what is seasonal by your very own location! Then filter by fruit, vegetable or herb. Get more information or recipes as well. Planning your meals for the next few months? No worries, you can choose early or late for each month.
- Fruits and Veggies More Matters has a resource for you in the meal planning section. "What Fruits and Vegetables are in Season?" has categories by season and then one for all year round. Summer Season is for June, July and August. After you choose your season, you get a giant list of all of the fruits and vegetables that are in season at that time. Click on a fruit or vegetable, for example apricot, you get nutrition information, how to select, store and prepare them as well as a fun fact!
- This Guide to Vegetables and Fruits by Whole Nine is short and helps you sort by "Clean" - no need for organic, "Dirty" buy organic as often as possible and bolds the "extra nutritious" ones. Separated by Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall and Year Round.
Do you have a favorite guide? Share it in the comments!