Real Food – by the season

Great short list of seasonal eating


Summer – shopping list

Greens: Swiss chard,  Mustard greens, summer lettuce, Mesclun mix, Malabar spinach and Red Russian kale

Shoots:  Beans, Basil, Cilantro, Scallions, Bay, Chives, Dill, Mint, Oregano, Rosemary, Tarragon, Thyme, Lavender

Roots: Carrots, Onions, Leeks, Shallots, Beets, Potatoes,

Fruits:  tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, sweet corn, hot peppers, berries, peaches, apricots,nectarines, plums, melons, mangoes, lychee nuts, and fresh figs


Spring – shopping list

Greens: Arugula, Bok choy, Cabbage, Chard, Collard greens, Watercress, Dandelions, Kale, Lettuce, Mizuna, Mustard Greens, Nettles, Spinach

Shoots: Artichokes, Asparagus, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cauliflower, Fennel, Garlic, Leeks, Scallions, Sprouts

Roots: Beets, Carrots, Onions, Parsnips, Radishes, Rutabagas, Turnips

Fruits: Avocados, Blueberries, Grapefruit, Guavas, Honeydew melons, Kumquats, Lemons, Limes, Mandarins, Oranges, Pomelos, Strawberriesimgres