What's In Season Around the Country: May

What's in season right now? Lettuces, turnip greens, kale, and possibly some root vegetables like fennel and onions are signatures of Spring. You're also likely to see strawberries, rhubarb, and asparagus, and okra. Check out your region below for a quick guide to the Top 5 in-season fruits and vegetables by region.

An Overall List of Spring Produce
Asparagus
Cabbage
Bitter greens: Collards, kale, mustard, turnip
Leafy greens and lettuce
Radishes
Rhubarb
Spinach
Strawberries

Pacific Northwest:
Chard
Peas
Mushrooms
Spinach
Radishes

West
Cherries
Apricots
Basil
Artichokes
Okra

Southwest:
Brussels Sprouts
Asparagus
Swiss Chard
Beets
Garlic

Upper Midwest:
Arugula
Kale
Scallions
Rhubarb
Cauliflower

Mid-Atlantic
Asparagus
Kale
Strawberries
Sugar and Snap Peas
Rhubarb

Northeast:
Asparagus
Lettuce and Mustard Greens
Turnips
Carrots
Garlic Scapes and Green Garlic

Southeast:
Asparagus
Mushrooms
Spinach
Strawberries
Peas


What are you eating and cooking where you're at, and what kind of local produce are you seeing right now?

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