Summer Fruits & Vegetables | What Produce is in Season?

Summer is here & it is time to take advantage of all the summer fruits & vegetables that are FINALLY in season! By paying attention to the seasonality of the different varieties of produce, you can be sure that you are buying produce at their peak of freshness.  Better yet, the prices of produce is typically always lower when in season than not, so make sure to get your in-season fruits & veggies quickly before they are gone!

Summer fruits & veggies add unique colors, textures, and flavors to many of our favorite dishes so enjoy this summer season by incorporating your favorite picks into recipes. Whether you are looking to buy your produce at a local grocer or hand-pick it at a farm, the experts at Fruits & Veggies Matters are here to help guide you in the right direction.

Visit their helpful guide HERE to learn what produce varieties are in season during the summer months of June, July, and August.

Some of my favorite summer produce in season:

– Apricots
– Blackberries
– Cucumbers
– Eggplant
– Garlic
– Honeydew
– Nectarines
– Okra
– Radish
– Summer Squash
– Watermelon
– Zucchini

Here are a few of my favorite summertime recipes that use a summer produce pick as an ingredient:

Caprese Pasta Salad

A common go-to lunch recipe for me.

Caprese pasta salad


Elotes: Mexican Corn on the Cob

The intense flavors within this recipe will have you asking for seconds.

elotes mexican corn on the cobb


Nutty Wild Rice Salad

An elegant & unique twist on a traditional pasta salad.

nutty wild rice salad






These tasty recipes are only a few of the delicious dishes out there perfect for this summer season.  Remember, it is important to fill half your plate with fruits & veggies, which can be accomplished by purchasing new produce varieties throughout the summer!

Enjoy 🙂

xoxo The Produce Mom

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Lori Taylor

Author: Lori Taylor

Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms. For ten years she sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States, and today she is fully focused on working with the produce supply chain, media, and government to increase fresh produce access & consumption in the US and around the globe. Connect with Lori on LinkedIn.

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