What food will be
If you are not used to eating seasonally, you may
want to do some research.
It is a bit of a transition from buying anything, anytime you want at
This can be an educational opportunity for your family, especially the
Talk about the cost of shipping food from California or overseas, and
the disadvantage of food that is picked unripe, nutritionally deficient
and probably laden with pesticides.
Then discuss the advantages of eating fresh, organic, local and
seasonal food as Mother Nature intended.
Some people don’t know that asparagus grows in early spring,
tomatoes don’t ripen until about August, or that butternut squash
isn’t available until fall.
Here is a list of some of our seasonally available produce.
(Keep in mind that seasons will overlap to some extent and are
dependent on weather conditions.)
asparagus, peas, kale, swiss chard, lettuce, spinach, rhubarb
zucchini, cucumbers, radishes, beets, green beans, summer squash,
blueberries, onions, green peppers, early tomatoes
tomatoes, eggplant, potatoes, carrots, broccoli, sweet corn, garlic,
peaches, raspberries, blackberries, watermelon, cantaloup
sweet potatoes, cauliflower, butternut squash, cabbage, pumpkins,
leeks, brussels sprouts, acorn squash, other winter squashes, apples,
pears, plums, grapes
Earth Song Dollars can also be used for any item at
- Free-Range Chicken
- Free-Range Eggs
- Rabbit Meat
- Honey, Bee Pollen and Beeswax Candles
- Goat Milk Soaps and Shampoo Bars
- Maple Syrup, Jams and Jellies
- Herb Teas and other Herbal Products
- Potted Herb Plants
- Healthy Snacks and Natural Candies
- Grains, Flours and Baking Supplies
- Gourmet Salts and Bath Salts
- All Natural Solid Perfumes
- Lanterns and Oil Lamps
- Kitchen Items and Canning Jars
- Handmade Baskets and Pottery
- Dog Treats
- Non-GMO Animal Feeds
- Garden Seeds, Books, Toys and More.