Calendar of seasons


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Last modified on: August 29th 2023

 

A disadvantage of supermarkets is that we are no longer accustomed to taking account of seasons. We find it normal buy strawberries in December or pumpkins in July. Of course it's sometimes fun, but the problem is that this produce comes from very far away, possibly grown under glass without any sun, and has absolutely no taste...

So, let's rediscover good produce at the right time, here is a calendar showing seasons. When the month is :

Fruits

JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember
Apple
Apricots
Bananas
Blackcurrant
Cherries
Chestnuts
Figs
Grapefruit
Grapes
Green (fresh) almonds
Hazelnuts
Kiwi
Mandarins
Oranges
Peaches
Pears
Pineapples
Plums
Quinces
Raspberries
Redcurrants
Strawberries
Walnuts

June

Just coming into season : apple, Pears.
In season : apricots, Bananas, cherries, Green (fresh) almonds, Pineapples, strawberries.

Vegetables

JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember
Asparagus
Aubergines (eggplants)
Beetroot
Brussels sprouts
Cabbage
Carrots
Cauliflower
Celeriac
Celery
Courgette
Cucumber
Endives (head of chicory)
Garlic
Gherkins
Globe artichokes
Green beans
Leaf beet (swiss chard)
Leek
Peas
Potatoes
Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin)
Pumpkins
Purple globe artichokes
Red cabbage
Red onion
Spinach
Tomato
White haricot beans

June

Just coming into season : Aubergines (eggplants), Beetroot, Cabbage, leek, red onion.
In season : Asparagus, Carrots, Cauliflower, courgette, Cucumber, garlic, Gherkins, Globe artichokes, green beans, Leaf beet (swiss chard), peas, potatoes, purple globe artichokes, tomato.
End of season for : Red cabbage, Spinach.

cheese

JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember
Mont-d'Or cheese
Morbier cheese

June

In season : Morbier cheese.

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