What's in season for summer? All the produce at its peak through September

This is the produce that's at its peak from early July through mid-September.

August 08, 2022, 12:00 PM

Eating with the seasons is a great way to consume produce at peak freshness, when it's full of nutrients and flavor. Plus, it supports local and regional growers.

With summer officially underway, expect an array of seasonal fruits and veggies bursting with flavor through September.

August Produce Guide
What’s in season this August
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Check out a list below of what's in season through September. Plus, the team from Union Square Greenmarket -- beloved by Northeast chefs, farmers and local home cooks -- shared some of their top picks to pluck this summer.

Make sure to check your local farmers markets or seasonal growing calendar, because produce availability can differ by location based on harvest and yield.

Summer Produce Guide
Summer Produce Guide
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July - September

Beans

Beets

Beet greens

Broccoli

Brussels sprouts**

Cabbage

Carrots

Cauliflower*

Celery*

Corn

Cucumbers

Eggplant*

Herbs

Lettuce

Leeks*

Onions

Peas (July and September)

Peppers

Potatoes

Radishes

Scallions

Spinach

String beans

Summer squash

Swiss chard

Tomatoes

Apples

Blackberries***

Blueberries

Cantaloupes

Cherries (July only)

Grapes**

Plums

Strawberries (July only)

Watermelon**

* indicates August, September

** indicates September only

*** indicates August only

An earlier version of this story was first published on June 29, 2022.

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