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In Season: May and June

May 27, 2016

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With over 6,000 farms in San Diego County, local farmer’s markets offer a wide variety of fresh produce throughout the year. Here are some items you may find at local Farmer’s Markets and Farmstands in May and June. 

May:  Avocados, basil, beets, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, cherimoyas, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, grapefruit, grapes, green beans, guavas, herbs, kale, kiwi, lemons, lettuce, limes, melons, onions, peaches, peas, plums, potatoes, radishes, scallions, spinach, summer squash, strawberries, tangelos, tomatoes, white turnips, Valencia oranges and various cut flowers.

June:  Avocados, basil, beets, blackberries, boysenberries, broccoli, cauliflower, celery, cherimoyas, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, grapes, grapefruit, green beans, guavas, herbs, lemons, limes, melons, onions, peaches, plums, potatoes, radishes, raspberries, scallions, summer squash, strawberries, tangelos, tomatoes, Valencia oranges and various cut flowers. 

Source: San Diego County Farm Bureau
Photo credit: Santa Monica Farmer’s Market, visitcalifornia.com 

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