This chart indicates the typical growing season of produce that’s organic and local — fruits and vegetables plucked fresh from fields, farms and orchards throughout the Northwest.
Here is The Spruce Eats list of Washington State locally grown fruits and vegetables.
Seasons vary in different parts of the region. Check out this website for guidance on how to find what is in season in your area.
SNAP-Ed helps people support their local economy and eat healthy. Farmers markets are a great way to support local farms. They are also a great place to get fruits and veggies! Fruits and veggies cost less when they are in season.
The more miles the food has to travel the more nutrient depletion can occur before the food reaches your plate and buying local decreases carbon footprint.