Seasonal Food Calendar

Vegetable seasons

The veg availability listed here is based on what is currently being produced by organic growers we are currently aware of in the North West. If you can add to the calendar by telling us about growers extending any of these seasons (not including the use of heated greenhouses) please let us know.

 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Asparagus          
Aubergine        
Beans - Broad         
Beans - French        
Beans - Runner        
Beetroot   
Broccoli (calabrese)       
Broccoli (sprouting)         
Brussels Sprout       
Cabbage 
Carrot  
Romanesco / Cauliflower     
Chard      
Celeriac        
Celery        
Courgettes        
Cucumber     
Fennel         
Kale (red,green or russian)
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Kohl Rabi      
Leek
Lettuce       
Marrow        
Onion       
Parsnip     
Pepper (chilli)          
Pepper (sweet)       
Pea       
Potato
Pumpkin       
Radish     
Spring Greens       
Spring Onion        
Spinach
Squash      
Swede     
Sweetcorn        
Tomato        
Turnip     
Watercress         

Fruit seasons

The fruit availability is based on The Kindling Trust's 'Time is Ripe' seasonal calendar for uk-wide fruit & veg production.

 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Apple     
Blackberry        
blackcurrant         
Cherry          
Gooseberry         
Pear       
Plum          
Raspberry        
Rhubarb (Outdoor)       
Strawberry