What’s In Season in California?
If you’re wondering what’s in season in California, you’ve come to the right place! Here’s a chart showing the seasons of some of the most popular California crops, so you know what to look for in the farmer’s market and grocery store.
Once you know what’s in season, you can ask for it when you shop or dine out!
For tips on how to tell if your food is from the Golden State, use this shopping guide. It includes details for selecting California Grown produce when you’re in the grocery store and when ordering online.
What California produces:
California farmers produce over 400 crops, plus meat, seafood, dairy products and wine. We did our best to include the key crops here, because 400+ would be a really long list! If you’d like a copy of this California seasonality guide to keep, you can download a printable version here.
Here’s a Guide to What’s In Season in California:
Now it’s time to get cooking!
Now that you know what’s in season in California, it’s time to get cooking! Take a look at our CA GROWN recipes to get started, or just use our fresh ingredients in your favorite dishes. If you make one of our recipes or create a new favorite you want to share, tag us on Instagram at @cagrownofficial. Use the #CAGROWN hashtag so we can see your culinary masterpiece.
California is the largest agricultural producer in the U.S.
Since California is the largest producer of agricultural crops in the U.S., choosing CA GROWN produce is good for the nation and the economy. Did you know that California produces 1/3 of the vegetables, 2/3 of the fruits and nuts, and over 80% of the wine in the nation? It’s true! Supporting family farmers today helps to ensure there will be fresh food produced in California for generations to come.
Here’s the What’s In Season In California PDF one more time! Thank you for buying California Grown.
We’re big fans of eating seasonally. Here in California, it’s easier than you think! A variety of California Grown commodities are grown – or available – all year round. Dried fruit, canned tomatoes and nuts might seem obvious, but did you realize that fresh strawberries and even artichokes are grown year-round in the Golden State? Take a look at a few of the commodities that are always in season, along with delicious ways to enjoy them!