Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Season Growing

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Eating what is in season can definitely help with your food bill. These f0ods can not only be bought at your local grocery store, but you can also shop at your local farmers markets, or go directly to the farms to pick off the vines.

It’s a great time to get fresh fruit & veggies that generally have less chemicals . Your more opt to find Organic as well for reasonable prices.

There is a definite trend between flyers and what’s in season as far as a lot of fruits and veggies goes as well.

You generally will find the best prices on seasonal produce .

Ways to Stockpile Fruits & Vegetables:

  • Canning
  • Freezing

Fruits In Season

  • Apples – July -October
  • Blackberries July – August
  • Blueberries : July – August
  • Cantaloupes:  August – September
  • Cherries: June – July
  • Grapes : August -September
  • Melons : July – September
  • Peaches: July – August
  • Pears: August -October
  • Plums: July – August
  • Pumpkins: September-October
  • Raspberries: June – August
  • Rhubarb: April – June
  • Strawberries: June – July
  • Watermelons: August – September

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Vegetables found local Growing Season:

  • Asparagus: April – June
  • Basil: July – September
  • Beets: May – October
  • Broccoli: June  – October
  • Brussels Sprouts: August-November
  • Cabbage: June –  November
  • Carrots: May- November
  • Cauliflower – August – November
  • Celery: August – October
  • Cilantro: June – September
  • Corn – Late June -August
  • Cucumbers:  July -October
  • Eggplant: July -October
  • Garlic:  August – November
  • Green Beans: July – September
  • Green Onions:  June – September
  • Kale: June – November
  • Leeks: August – October
  • Lettuce May -October
  • Mushrooms (cultivated) Found year-round
  • Onions : August – October
  • Parsley:  May- September
  • Parsnips:  April –  May and again in October – November
  • Peas: June –  August
  • Peppers:  June – September
  • Potatoes: July – November
  • Radishes: May – October
  • Spinach May – October
  • Squash ( Summer):  July -October
  • Squash ( Winter) August –  November
  • Tomatoes: July – October
  • Turnips:  August –  November
  • Zucchini  July – October
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Would you like it broken up by month instead?

May:

Vegetables:

  • Asparagus

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June:

Fruit:

  • Rhubarb
  • Strawberries

Veggies:

  • Asparagus
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Cucumbers
  • Lettuce
  • Peas
  • Zucchini

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July:

Fruit:

  • Apples
  • Cherries
  • Raspberries
  • Rhubarb
  • Strawberries

Veggies: 

  • Beans
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Lettuce
  • Potatoes
  • Peas
  • Summer Squash
  • Swiss Chard
  • Tomatoes
  • Zucchini

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August

Fruit:

  • Apples
  • Cherries
  • Melons
  • Pears
  • Plum
  • Rhubarb

Veggies:

  • Beans
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Garlic
  • Kale
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce
  • Onions
  • Parsley
  • Parsnips
  • Potatoes
  • Peas
  • Peppers
  • Rutabagas
  • Summer Squash
  • Sweet Corn
  • Swiss Chard
  • Tomatoes
  • Winter Squash
  • Zucchini

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September/October

Fruit:

  • Apples
  • Grapes
  • Pears
  • Plums

Veggies

  • Beans
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Garlic
  • Kale
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce
  • Okra
  • Onions
  • Parsley
  • Parsnips
  • Peppers
  • Potatoes
  • Quince
  • Rutabagas
  • Salad Greens
  • Summer Squash
  • Sweet Corn
  • Swiss Chard
  • Tomatoes
  • Winter Squash
  • Zucchini
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