Below you will find the northwest 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 Summer and Fall.

The Northwest is defined, for the purposes of this list, as the following states: Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon.

Fall


  • Apples
  • Artichokes
  • Arugula
  • Beets
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Cantaloupes
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Chard
  • Cranberries

  • Collards
  • Corn
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Fennel
  • Garlic
  • Grapes
  • Kale
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions

  • Parsnips
  • Pears
  • Peppers
  • Potatoes
  • Pumpkins
  • Radishes
  • Salad Greens
  • Spinach
  • Squash
  • Tomatoes
  • Turnips
  • Zucchini


Winter


  • Beets
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Chard

  • Clementines
  • Collards
  • Fennel
  • Kale
  • Leeks

  • Mushrooms
  • Parsnips
  • Potatoes
  • Saladgreens
  • Squash
  • Turnips


Spring


  • Arugula
  • Asparagus
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Chard
  • Collards
  • Fennel
  • Kale

  • Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Potatoes
  • Radishes
  • Rhubarb
  • Salad Greens
  • Spinach
  • Strawberries


Summer


  • Apples
  • Apricots
  • Artichokes
  • Arugala
  • Asparagus
  • Beets
  • Blueberries
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Cantaloupes
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Chard
  • Cherries
  • Chilis
  • Collards
  • Corn

  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Fennel
  • Figs
  • Garlic
  • Grapes
  • Kale
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Nectarines
  • Onions
  • Parsnips
  • Pears
  • Peas
  • Peppers

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