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Spring seasonal update

Spring seasonal update

on Monday, 01 September 2014. posted in nutrition

Happy first day of Spring!

A quick update of fruits and vegetables in season for Victoria:

For September:

Fruit:
 Cumquats, grapefruit, lemons, limes, mandarins, nashi, orange,

Vegetables: Artichoke, asparagus, Asian greens, beetroot, beans, broad beans, broccoli, cabbages, cauliflower, carrots, leek, lettuces, peas, silver beet, spinach, spring onions

Herbs: Bay leaf, parsley, mint, rosemary, thyme, chives, oregano, marjoram, sage, bronze fennel, dill, garlic, coriander

Coming into season for the rest of spring:

All of the above plus;

Fruit: berries, strawberries

Veg: capsicum, chillies, cucumber, parsnip, zucchini

*Fruit generally in season all year: Bananas, grapefruit

*Vegetables generally in season all year: Beetroot, carrots, leeks, lettuce, onions, parsley, potatoes, silverbeat, spring onion

 

If you are not in Victoria, to see what is in season for you please check: http://seasonalfoodguide.com

For more information: http://www.vicfarmersmarkets.org.au/content/whats-season and http://seasonalfoodguide.com

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