Seasonal Food Calendar

Month

Fruit & vegetables

Fish & meat

January

golden pippin apples, pears, forced rhubarb, aubergines, beetroot, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celeriac, celery, garlic, kale, leeks, mushrooms, onions, parsnips, potatoes, shallots, spinach (winter), squash, turnips

haddock, mussels, plaice, herrings, shrimps, beef, mutton, pork, chicken, turkey

February

golden pippin apples, golden russet apples, pears, forced rhubarb, beetroot, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chicory, kale, leeks, mushrooms, onions, parsnips, potatoes, shallots, spinach, squash, swede, turnips

cockles, haddock, herrings, mussels, shrimps, beef, mutton, pork, chicken, turkey

March

golden pippin apples, golden russet apples, pears, pomegranates, rhubarb, beetroot, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, garlic, leeks, mint, onions, parsley, parsnips, potatoes, radishes, spinach, turnips

cockles, herring, mackerel, mussels, pilchards, prawns, sardines, shrimps, beef, mutton, pork, chicken, turkey

April

apples, pears, rhubarb, asparagus, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, cucumber, fennel, kale, lettuce, onions, parsley, parsnips, peas, potatoes, radishes, spinach, watercress

haddock, herring, mackerel, mussels, pilchards, prawns, sardines, shrimps, beef, mutton, pork, spring lamb, chicken, turkey

May

apples, cherries, gooseberries, pears, rhubarb, asparagus, beetroot, broccoli, broad beans, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cucumber, fennel, garlic, leeks, lettuce, mint, mushrooms, onions, parsley, peas, new potatoes, radishes, rocket, spinach, spring onions, turnip, watercress

herring, mackerel, mullet, pilchards, prawns, sardines, shrimps, beef, lamb, mutton, pork, chicken, turkey

June

apples, cherries, gooseberries, pears, raspberries, redcurrants, rhubarb, strawberries, tomatoes, asparagus, aubergines, beetroot, broad beans, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, courgettes, cucumber, leeks, lettuce, onions, peas, peppers, potatoes, spinach, turnips, marrow

herring, mackerel, mullet, pilchards, prawns, sardines, shrimps, beef, Welsh lamb, mutton, pork, chicken, turkey

July

apples, blueberries, cherries, greengages, gooseberries, pears, plums, raspberries, redcurrants, rhubarb, strawberries, tomatoes, asparagus, aubergines, beetroot, broad beans, cabbage, cauliflower, carrots, celery, courgettes, cucumber, lettuce, mushrooms, peas, peppers, potatoes, radishes, runner beans, spinach, turnips

crab, herring, mackerel, pilchards, prawns, shrimp, trout, beef, lamb, mutton

August

apples, blackberries, cherries, figs, gooseberries, greengages, loganberries, mulberries, pears, plums, raspberries, redcurrants, strawberries, tomatoes, aubergines, basil, carrots, cauliflower, celery, courgettes, cucumber, fennel, leeks, lettuce, mushrooms, onions, peas, peppers, potatoes, radishes, runner beans, spinach, sweetcorn

herring, mackerel, mullet, prawns, shrimps, trout, beef, lamb, mutton

September

apples, blackberries, cherries, damsons, elderberries, figs, grapes, hazelnuts, mulberries, peaches, pears, plums, raspberries, rhubarb, strawberries, tomatoes, aubergines, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cucumber, runner beans, kale, leeks, lettuce, mushrooms, onions, parsnips, peppers, peas, potatoes, pumpkin, radishes, spinach, sweetcorn

herrings, mackerel, mussels, shrimps, whiting, beef, mutton, pork, chicken, turkey

October

apples, blackberries, cranberries, elderberries, figs, hazelnuts, mulberries, pears, tomatoes, aubergines, beetroot, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, courgettes, kale, leek, lettuce, marrow, mushrooms, onions, parsnips, peas, potatoes, pumpkin, radishes, runner beans, spinach, squash, turnips, watercress

cockles, hake, herring, mackerel, mussels, shrimps, beef, mutton, pork, chicken, turkey

November

apples, chestnuts, cranberries, hazelnuts, pears, Beetroot, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, leeks, onions, parsnips, potatoes, pumpkin, spinach, swede, turnips

cockles, hake, herrings, mackerel, mussels, shrimps, beef, mutton, pork, chicken, turkey

December

apples, chestnuts, hazelnuts, pears, pomegranates, rhubarb, beetroot, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, onions, parsnips, potatoes, pumpkin, red cabbage, spinach, swede, turnips

hake, herrings, mussels, shrimps, sprats, beef, house lamb, mutton, pork, chicken, turkey, goose,