What's In Season Around the Country: May

What's In Season Around the Country: May

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May 18, 2012
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? It's Reader Request Week at The Kitchn! This post was requested by Janet Brandt. (Image: Alfie Photography/Shutterstock)
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