April Fruits and Vegetables

Why is always good to use season vegetables and fruits? It’s a good thing to know when is the harvesting season for different  fruits and vegetables. If you cook with season fruits and vegetables  you will get them in their best freshness and also the right flavor. Healthzone5 (2)

When its not a season for harvesting for some specific fruit or vegetable for example: watermelon in winter, farmers use more chemicals and pesticides than usual and the conditions of growing the fruits and vegetables are unnatural. So try to buy from local small markets, because they usually purchase smaller quantities and the goods always have natural freshness.

 

Here is list of some fruits and vegetables that are in season for April:

  • Artichokes
  • Arugula (Rocket)
  • Asparagus
  • Beans
  • Beets
  • Chicory
  • Dandelion greens
  • Fava Beans
  • Fiddlehead Fern
  • Horseradish
  • Leeks (end of season)
  • Lettuce (leaf and head)
  • Limes
  • Morel Mushrooms
  • Oranges
  • Papayas
  • Peas
  • Ramps
  • Rhubarb
  • Shallots
  • Strawberries
  • Sweet Onions
  • Turnips
  • Watercress

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