Below you will find the northeast seasonal produce list that we mention in the Saving Money on Produce 101 post. I am not a farmer, so there may be items I am missing. In order to get the most accurate list for your state, I suggest visiting your state Department of Agriculture website. As you’ll see below, the best seasons for fresh produce in this area are fall and spring.

The Northeast is defined, for the purposes of this list, as the following states: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware.

Fall

  • Apples
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Chard
  • Cranberries
  • Collards
  • Cucumbers

  • Eggplant
  • Fennel
  • Garlic
  • Grapes
  • Kale
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Parsnips
  • Pears

  • Peas
  • Peppers
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkins
  • Radishes
  • Salad Greens
  • Spinach
  • Squash
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Turnips

Winter

  • Mushrooms
  • Parsnips

Spring

  • Arugula
  • Asparagus
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Chard
  • Cherries
  • Garlic
  • Kale

  • Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Parsnips
  • Peas
  • Radishes
  • Rhubarb
  • Salad Greens
  • Spinach
  • Strawberries

Summer

  • Apples
  • Arugula
  • Asparagus
  • Beets
  • Beans
  • Blueberries
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Cantaloupes
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Chard
  • Cherries
  • Collards
  • Corn

  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Fennel
  • Garlic
  • Grapes
  • Green Beans
  • Kale
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Nectarines
  • Okra
  • Onions
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Peas
  • Peppers

  • Plums
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkins
  • Radishes
  • Raspberries
  • Rhubarb
  • Salad Greens
  • Spinach
  • Squash
  • Strawberries
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Tomatoes
  • Turnips
  • Watermelon
  • Zucchini

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