Spring Seasonal Produce in New England

May 1, 2024

As we move into warmer spring weather with summer on the horizon, it’s an exciting time to try some local produce! In the New England area, the amount of in-season produce increases significantly in the spring and summertime.

Choosing seasonal produce can help with digestion, provides nutrient-rich produce and supports local farmers!

radish and carrots

May Seasonal Produce

  • Arugula
  • Asparagus
  • Beets
  • Chives
  • Cilantro
  • Fiddleheads
  • Garlic scapes
  • Green onions
  • Lettuce/greens
  • Mint
  • Nettles
  • Pea Shoots
  • Radish
  • Rhubarb
  • Scallions
  • Spinach
  • Watercress

Recipe Ideas

  1. Green shakshuka with asparagus
  2. Beet salad with quinoa, carrot and spinach
  3. Gluten-free rhubarb cake

Where to find seasonal produce

Seasonal produce can be found at your local grocery store! Most produce signs will include where the food was grown. Some stores, like Whole Foods often have a sign/symbol to note if the food was grown locally.

Additionally, look out for a farmers market near you.

What’s next?

We can look forward to many more fruits and veggies, including strawberries, summer squash, blueberries, raspberries, and corn come June and July!

Interested in learning more about seasonal eating?

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