Buy Fresh Fruits and Vegetables in Season!
Use this calendar to choose fresh fruits and vegetables year-round! Look for locally grown foods in grocery stores and restaurants, or visit your local farmers market, pick-your-own farm, or roadside produce stand.
Beans, pole, June–September
Beans, green, May–October
Broccoli, April–May, October–November
Cabbage/Collards/Mustard, April–June, October–December
Carrots, April–June, September–November
Cauliflower, April–May, October–December
Chard, March–June, October–December
Corn, sweet, May–September
Kale, March–June, September–November
Lettuce, leaf, February–June, October–November
Lettuce, head, April–June, October–November
Peas, English, March–June
Peas, snap/snow, May–July
Peas, southern, June–September
Peppers, sweet, June–October
Peppers, hot, June–October
Potatoes, Irish**, May–August
Radishes, January–June, October–December
Spinach, March–May, October–December
Squash, summer, May–October
Sweet potatoes**, August–November
Turnips, March–May, September–December
*Apples may be available until spring if they are stored cold.
**These fruits and vegetables may be available from storage year-round.
These time frames are statewide. The earliest dates are for counties in the south, and the latest dates are for counties in the north.
The produce available in your area may be slightly different than the dates listed here.
Publication 3144 (POD-12-21)
Compiled by Jeff Wilson, Mississippi State University Extension Service.
This material was funded by USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - SNAP. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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