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A Seasonal Produce Guide To The Fruits And Vegetables Of April

shutterstock_140384008We can’t lie and say we aren’t most excited about getting to eat some Strawberry-Rhubarb pie.

It might not feel like the seasons are changing because it’s still chilly, but April is approaching and Springtime is nigh. Let’s change our wardrobes and our diets in hopes that we can will the weather to change. Eating seasonally is good for your the environment and for your health, plus it’s way tastier to eat something that isn’t begrudgingly growing.

Here’s a handy guide to which fruits, roots and vegetables that will be in season in April:

Artichokes

Asparagus

Avocado

Beets

Bok Choy

Broccoflower

Broccoli

Broccolini

Butter Lettuce

Cabbage

Carrots

Cauliflower

Celery Root

Chard

Chives

Collard Greens

 

Dandelion Greens

Dill

Fava Beans

Fennel

Grapefruit

Kale

Kumquats

Leeks

Limes

Lychee

Mangoes

Mustard Greens

Navel Oranges

Papayas

Parsnips

Peas

Pineapple

Radishes

Rhubarb

Scallions

Shallots

Spinach

Strawberries

Sunchokes

Wild Mushrooms

Keep in mind that this list of seasonal produce was made considering the climate in North America, so certain fruits and veggies might not be so fresh where you are. Local farmer’s market wares will vary region to region, even on this big old continent.

Sources [1][2][3][4]//Photo: Shutterstock 

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  • Lindsey Conklin

    such a delightful list! so many of my favs! AVOCADO & STRAWBERRIES