Eating seasonally is such an important concept, for a number of reasons … Produce in season is at the peak of ripeness so it’s plentiful, reasonably priced, nutritious and tasty. The NRDC has this handy Eat Local reference tool which allows one to check and see what’s in season for their geography and I use it a lot; however, I do want to start planning in advance to hunt for recipes before I head to the store. I tend to just walk in and buy whatever looks good.
Currently, for California, our seasonal produce is as follows:
Check out the Eat Local tool to see what’s in season in your area.