Seasonality of Food

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Seasonality of Food

It’s no secret that fresh foods and the seasons go hand-in-hand. Some agricultural products are available for a good portion of the year, while others are only on shelves for a few weeks.

Seasonality of Food Calendar

ProductTime of the yearCooperator
AlmondsAll yearAlmond Board of California
Apple – Fujimid-Sep - AprU.S. Apple Export Council
Apple – Galamid-Jul - DecU.S. Apple Export Council
Apple – Granny Smithmid-Aug - JunU.S. Apple Export Council
Apple – Pink Ladymid-Oct - AprU.S. Apple Export Council
Apple – Multiple VarietiesSep - MarWashington Apple Commission
ApricotsJul - AugWashington State Fruit Commission
BarleyAll yearU.S. Grains Council
BeefAll yearU.S. Meat Export Federation
CatfishAll yearThe Catfish Institute / U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish
CherriesJun - early SepNorthwest Cherry Growers
Cling PeachFall and WinterCalifornia Cling Peach Board
CornAll yearU.S. Grains Council
DatesSep - AprBard Valley Medjool Date Growers Association / Natural Delights Medjool Dates
Citrus JuicesAll yearFlorida Department of Citrus
Craft beerAll yearBrewers Association
GrapefruitNov - MarFlorida Department of Citrus
GrapefruitOct - MayTexaSweet Citrus Marketing, Inc.
LambAll yearU.S. Meat Export Federation
NectarinesAug - SepWashington State Fruit Commission
OrangesOct - MayTexaSweet Citrus Marketing, Inc.
OrganicsAll yearOrganic Trade Association
Papayamid-Apr - Jun Hawaii Papaya Industry Association
Papayamid-Oct - mid-DecHawaii Papaya Industry Association
PeachesAug - SepWashington State Fruit Commission
PeanutsAll yearAmerican Peanut Council
Pear – BartlettJul - NovCalifornia Pear Advisory Board
Pear – BoscJul - NovCalifornia Pear Advisory Board
Pear – ComiceAug - NovCalifornia Pear Advisory Board
Pear – ForelleAug - OctCalifornia Pear Advisory Board
Pear – Red PearJul - OctCalifornia Pear Advisory Board
Pear – SeckelAug - OctCalifornia Pear Advisory Board
Pear – Multiple VarietiesAug - JunUSA Pears/Pear Bureau Northwest
PecansSep - FebU.S. Pecans
PorkAll yearU.S. Meat Export Federation
RiceAll yearUSA Rice Federation
SeedsAll yearAmerican Seed Trade Association
SorghumAll yearU.S. Grains Council
Sunflower SeedsAll yearNational Sunflower Association
TomatoesMay - NovCalifornia Tomato Farmers
TomatoesOct - JunFlorida Tomato Committee
WalnutsAll yearCalifornia Walnut Commission
WatermelonApr - NovNational Watermelon Promotion Board
WineAll yearCalifornia Wines
WineAll yearWashington State Wine Commission
WineAll yearOregon Wine Board