What is in Season for February and March?

W hat Produce is in Season for February and March?

Laurie Osgood, UF/IFAS, Gadsden County Extension

Everyone enjoys eating fruits and vegetables at their peak freshness. Knowing what produce is in season will save you time and money.

Eating seasonal fruits and vegetables may also help reduce the risk of many diseases such as heart disease, some cancers and high blood pressure. Here are just some of Florida’s Seasonal Selections for February and March:

Cauliflower Snap Beans
Asparagus Bell Peppers
Brussel Sprouts Grapefruit
Guavas Broccoli
Eggplant Mandarins
Cabbage Celery

To learn more, visit the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Fresh From Florida website.    http://www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Marketing-and-Development/Consumer-Resources/Buy-Fresh-From-Florida/Crops-in-Season

Laurie B. Osgood

UF/IFAS, Family and Consumer Science Agent, Gadsden County Extension Program.  http://solutionsforyourlife.ufl.edu/

(850) 875-7255

Osgoodlb@ufl.edu

http://solutionsforyourlife.ufl.edu/