What’s in Season

British Columbia is home to a range of growing conditions, resulting in crops being produced at different times of the year, depending on what region you’re in. In some regions, farmers store produce in cold storage systems to make sure they maintain freshness outside peak harvest times. This increases the availability of your favourite locally grown fruits and vegetables throughout the year.

Check out the list below to see what’s in season in your region, so you can choose local any time of the year.

Download PDFs for each region’s in season produce:

What’s in season in December?

Southwest BC: Fresh – apples, beets, Brussels sprouts, cabbage (red, savoy), carrots, kale, kiwi, leek, onion (red, yellow), parsnip, pears, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow) rutabaga, squash (winter), turnip (white). Storage/dried/frozen – beans, cabbage (green), garlic, shallots.

Okanagan: Fresh – beets, Brussels sprouts, cabbage (savoy), kale, kiwi, leek, parsnip, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), rutabaga, Saskatoon berries, spinach, turnips (white). Storage/dried/frozen – cabbage (green, red), shallots.

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, arugula, beets, burdock root, cabbage (green, red, savoy), cauliflower, garlic bulbs, kale, leek, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onions (red, yellow), parsnip, pears, potatoes, rutabaga, spinach, squash (winter), sunchokes

Northern BC: Storage/dried/frozen –  apples, beets, cabbage, carrots, garlic, leek, mushroom, onion, parsnip, potatoes, pumpkin, rutabaga, squash, turnip, zucchini

Vancouver Island: Fresh – apples, beets, Brussels sprouts, carrots, kale, leek, mushrooms, onions (red, yellow), parsnip, pears, potatoes, strawberries, turnip

What’s in season in January?

Southwest BC: Fresh – apples, cabbage (red, savoy), carrots, kale, kiwi, leek, onion (red, yellow), parsnip
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, beets, cabbage (green), garlic, potatoes (red, russet, yellow), rutabaga, shallots, squash (winter), turnip (white)

Okanagan: Fresh – cabbage (savoy), carrots, kale, kiwi, leek, parsnip
Storage/dried/frozen – beets, cabbage (green, red), potatoes (red, russet, yellow), rutabaga, shallots, squash (winter), turnip (white)

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, arugula, beets, burdock root, cabbage (green, red, savoy), garlic bulbs, leek, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onions (red, yellow), parsnip, pears, potatoes, rutabaga, spinach, squash (winter), sunchokes

Northern BC: Storage/dried/frozen – apples, beets, cabbage, carrots, garlic, mushrooms, onions, parsnip, potatoes, pumpkin, rutabaga, squash

Vancouver Island: Fresh – apples, carrots, kale, leek, mushrooms, onions (red, yellow), parsnip

What’s in season in February?

Southwest BC: Fresh – apples, cabbage (savoy, red), cucumbers, kale, leek, onion (red, yellow), parsnip
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, beets, cabbage (green), carrots, garlic, potatoes (red, russet, yellow), rutabaga, shallots, turnip (white)

Okanagan: Fresh – cabbage (savoy), kale, leek, parsnip
Storage/dried/frozen – beets, cabbage (green, red), carrots, potatoes (red, russet, yellow), rutabaga, shallots, turnip (white)

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, arugula, beets, burdock root, cabbage (green, red, savoy), garlic bulbs, leek, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onions (red, yellow), parsnip, potatoes, rutabaga, spinach, squash (winter), sunchokes

Northern BC: Storage/dried/frozen – apples, beets, cabbage, carrots, garlic, mushrooms, onions, parsnip, potatoes, rutabaga

Vancouver Island: Fresh – apples, kale, leek, mushrooms, onions (red, yellow), parsnip

What’s in season in March?

Southwest BC: Fresh – apples, cabbage (savoy, red), cucumber, kale, kiwi, leek, onions (red, yellow), peppers, tomatoes
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, beets, cabbage (green), carrots, garlic, parsnip, potatoes (red, russet, yellow), rutabaga, shallots, squash (squash), turnip (white)

Okanagan: Fresh – cabbage (savoy, red), kale, kiwi, leek
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, beet, cabbage (green), carrots, garlic, parsnip, potatoes (red, russet, yellow), rutabaga, shallots, turnip (white)

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, arugula, beets, burdock root, leek, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onion (yellow), parsnip, potatoes, rutabaga, spinach, sunchokes

Northern BC: Storage/dried/frozen – apples, beets, cabbage, carrots, garlic, mushrooms, onions, parsnip, potatoes, rutabaga

Vancouver Island: Fresh – apples, kale, leek, mushrooms, onions (red, yellow)

 

What’s in season in April?

Southwest BC: Fresh – cucumber, kale, peppers, radish, rhubarb, spinach, tomatoes
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, beets, cabbage (green, red, savoy), carrots, garlic, onions (red, yellow), parsnip, potatoes (red, russet, yellow), rutabaga, shallots

Okanagan: Fresh – apples, asparagus, cucumber, kale, lettuce, potatoes (new), radish, spinach, Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips (white)
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, beets, cabbage (green, red, savoy), carrots, garlic, onions (red, yellow), parsnip, potatoes (red, russet, yellow), rutabaga, shallots

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, arugula, beets, burdock root, leek, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), potatoes, radish, spinach

Northern BC: Storage/dried/frozen – apples, beets, carrots, mushrooms, onions, parsnip, potatoes, rutabaga

Vancouver Island: Fresh – kale, mushrooms, radish, rhubarb, spinach

 

What’s in season in May?

Southwest BC: Fresh – asparagus, celery, cucumber, kale, mustard green, onion (green), peas, peppers, radish, rhubarb, spinach, Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips (white)
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, beets, carrots, garlic, onion (red, yellow), parsnip, potatoes (red, russet, yellow), shallots

Okanagan: Fresh – apples, asparagus, celery, cucumber, kale, lettuce, mustard greens, onion (green), potatoes (new), radish, spinach, Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnip (white)
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, beets, carrots, garlic, onions (red, yellow), parsnip, potatoes (red, russet, yellow), shallots

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, arugula, asparagus, bok choy, burdock root, leek, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onion (green), potatoes, radish, spinach, strawberries

Northern BC: Fresh – asparagus, garlic, lettuce, mushrooms, rhubarb, spinach 
Storage/dried/frozen – beet, carrots, potatoes, rutabaga

Vancouver Island: Fresh – asparagus, celery, kale, mushrooms, onion (green), peas, potatoes, radish, rhubarb, spinach, turnip

What’s in season in June?

South West BC: Fresh – asparagus, beets, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cucumber, fennel (bulb), garlic, kale, gooseberries, lettuce, mustard greens, onion (green), peas, peppers, potatoes, radish, rhubarb, spinach, Saskatoon berries, squash (summer), strawberries, Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips (white), zucchini
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, onions (red, yellow), shallots

Okanagan: Fresh – beans, beets, blueberries, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cherries, fennel (bulb), gooseberries, kale, lettuce, mustard greens, onion (green), peas, potatoes (new), quince, rhubarb, Saskatoon berries, spinach, squash (summer), strawberries, Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips (white), zucchini
Storage/dried/frozen – garlic, onions (red, yellow), shallots

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, arugula, asparagus, bok choy, broccoli, burdock root, cabbage (green, red, savoy), cauliflower, lettuce, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onion (green), peas, potatoes, radish, rutabaga, spinach, strawberries

Northern BC: Fresh – asparagus, garlic, lettuce, mushrooms, radish, rhubarb, spinach, strawberries
Storage/dried/frozen – beets, potatoes, rutabaga

Vancouver Island: Fresh – asparagus, beets, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, celery, garlic, kale, lettuce, mushrooms, onion (green), peas, potatoes, radish, rhubarb, Saskatoon berries, spinach, strawberries, turnip, zucchini

What’s in season in July?

Southwest BC: Fresh – apples, apricot, beans, beets, blackberries, broccoli, cabbage (savoy, red), carrots, cauliflower, celery, cherries, corn, cucumber, currants, fennel (bulb), garlic, gooseberries, kale, leeks, lettuce, mustard greens, nectarines, onion (green), quince, peas, peppers, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), radish, raspberries, rhubarb, Saskatoon berries, spinach, squash (summer), strawberries, Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips (white), zucchini
Storage/dried/frozen – onions (red, yellow), shallots

Okanagan: Fresh – apricots, artichoke, beans, beetsbroccoli, cabbage (savoy, red), carrots, cauliflower, celery, cherries, cucumber, currants,  fennel (bulb), garlic, gooseberries, kale, leek, lettuce, mustard greens, nectarines, onions (green, red, yellow), peaches, peppers, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), prunes, raspberries, Saskatoon berries, spinach, squash (summer), Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips (white), zucchini
Storage/dried/frozen – shallots

Kootenays: Fresh – apricot, arugula, beans, beets, blueberries, bok choy, broccoli, burdock root, cabbage (green, red, savoy), carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, cherries, cucumber, garlic bulbs, lettuce, mizuna, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onions (green, yellow), peach, peas, peppers, potatoes, prune plums, radish, raspberries, rutabaga, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes, zucchini

Northern BC: Fresh – asparagus, beans, beets, blueberries, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, chard, corn, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, lettuce, mushrooms, onion, peas, radish, raspberries, rhubarb, rutabaga, Saskatoon berries, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes, turnip, zucchini
Storage/dried/frozen – potatoes, rutabaga

Vancouver Island: Fresh – apples, apricot, beets, blackberries, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cherries, corn, cucumber, garlic, kale, leek, lettuce, mushrooms, nectarine, onion (green), peas, peppers, potatoes, radish, raspberries, rhubarb, Saskatoon berries, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes, turnip, zucchini

What’s in season in August?

Southwest BC: Fresh – apples, apricots, artichoke, beans, beets, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, cabbage (savoy, red), carrots, cauliflower, celery, cherries, corn, cucumber, fennel (bulb), garlic, kale, leek, lettuce, melons, mustard greens, nectarines, onions (green, red, yellow), parsnip, peaches, pears, peppers, plum, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), prunes, radish, raspberries, rhubarb, rutabagas, shallots, spinach, squash (summer), strawberries, Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips (white), zucchini

Okanagan: Fresh – apricots, artichoke, beans, beets, broccoli, cabbage (savoy, red), carrots, cauliflower, celery, cherries, crab apple, cucumber, fennel (bulb), garlic, kale, leek, lettuce, mustard greens, nectarines, onions (green, red, yellow), parsnip, peaches, peppers, plum, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), prunes, rutabaga, Saskatoon berries, shallots, spinach, squash (summer), Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips (white), zucchini

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, apricot, arugula, beans, beets, blueberries, bok choy, broccoli, burdock root, cabbage (green, red, savoy), carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, cherries, collards, corn, cucumber, eggplant, garlic bulbs, leek, lettuce, melons, mizuna, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onions (green, white, yellow), peach, pears, peas, peppers, potatoes, prune plums, radish, raspberries, rutabaga, spinach, strawberries, sunchokes, tomatoes, zucchini

Northern BC: Fresh – apples, beans, beets, blueberries, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, corn, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, grapes, huckleberries, kale, leek, lettuce, mushrooms, onion, peas, peppers, potatoes, pumpkin, radish, raspberries, rhubarb, rutabaga, Saskatoon berries, spinach, squash, strawberries, tomatoes, turnip, zucchini

Vancouver Island: Fresh – apples, apricot, beets, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cherries, corn, cucumber, garlic, kale, leek, lettuce, melons, mushrooms, nectarine, onions (green, red, yellow), parsnip, peach, pears, peppers, plum, potatoes, radish, raspberries, rhubarb, shallots, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes, turnip, zucchini

 

What’s in season in September?

Southwest BC: Fresh – apples, artichoke, beans, beets, blueberries, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage (green, red, savoy), carrots, cauliflower, celery, corn, cranberries, cucumber, fennel (bulb), garlic, grapes, kale, leek, lettuce, melons, mustard greens, onions (green, red, yellow), parsnip, pears, plum, peppers, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), prunes, pumpkin, radish, rutabagas, spinach, squash (winter), strawberries, Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips (white), zucchini
Storage/dried/frozen – shallots

Okanagan: Fresh – apples, artichoke, beans, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage (green, savoy, red), carrots, cauliflower, celery, corn, crab apple, cranberries, cucumber, fennel (bulb), grapes, kale, leek, lettuce, melons, mustard greens, onions (green, red, yellow), parsnip, peppers, plum, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), prunes, pumpkin, rutabaga, Saskatoon berries, spinach, squash (winter), tomatoes, turnips (white), zucchini
Storage/dried/frozen – shallots

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, arugula, beans, beets, blueberries, bok choy, broccoli, burdock root, cabbage (green, red, savoy), carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, cherries, collards, corn, cucumber, eggplant, garlic bulbs, grapes, kale, leek, lettuce, melons, mizuna, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onion (green, white, yellow), parsnip, peach, pears, peas, peppers, potatoes, prune plums, radish, raspberries, rutabaga, spinach, squash (winter), strawberries, sunchokes, tomatoes, zucchini

Northern BC: Fresh – apples, beans, beets, blueberries, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, corn, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, grapes, huckleberries, kale, leek, lettuce, mushrooms, onion, parsnip, peas, peppers, potatoes, pumpkin, radish, rhubarb, rutabaga, spinach, squash, tomatoes, turnip, zucchini

Vancouver Island: Fresh – apples, beets, blueberries, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, corn, cranberries, cucumber, garlic, grapes, kale, leek, lettuce, melons, mushrooms, onions (green, red, yellow), parsnip, pears, peppers, plum, potatoes, pumpkin, radish, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes, turnip, zucchini

 

What’s in season in October?

Southwest BC: Fresh – apples, artichoke, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage (green, red, savoy), carrots, cauliflower, celery, corn, cranberries, cucumber, fennel (bulb), garlic, kale, kiwi, leek, lettuce, mustard greens, onions (red, yellow), parsnip, pears, peppers, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), pumpkin, quince, radish, rutabaga, spinach, squash (winter), Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips (white), zucchini
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, shallots

Okanagan: Fresh – apple, artichoke, beans, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage (green, savoy, red), carrots, cauliflower, celery, corn, crab apple, cranberries, cucumber, fennel (bulb), grapes, kale, kiwi, leek, lettuce, melons, mustard greens, onion (red, yellow), parsnip, pear, peppers, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), prunes, pumpkin, rutabaga, Saskatoon berries, spinach, squash (winter), tomatoes, turnips (white), zucchini
Storage/dried/frozen – shallots

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, arugula, beets, blueberries, bok choy, broccoli, burdock root, cabbage (green, red, savoy), cauliflower, celery, chard, cherries, collards, cucumber, eggplant, garlic bulbs, grapes, kale, leek, lettuce, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onions (green, red, yellow), parsnip, pears, peppers, potatoes, prune plums, radish, raspberries, rutabaga, spinach, squash (winter), strawberries, sunchokes, tomatoes, zucchini

Northern BC: Fresh – apples, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, cucumber, huckleberries, kale, leek, lettuce, mushrooms, onion, parsnip, peas, potatoes, pumpkin, radish, rutabaga, squash, tomatoes, zucchini
Storage/dried/frozen – corn, garlic, turnip

Vancouver Island: Fresh – apples, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, corn, cranberries, garlic, kale, leek, lettuce, mushrooms, onions (red, yellow), parsnip, pears, peppers, potatoes, pumpkin, quince, radish, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes, turnip, zucchini

 

What’s in season in November?

Southwest BC: Fresh – apples, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage (green, red, savoy), carrots, cauliflower, kale, kiwi, leek, lettuce, mustard greens, onions (red, yellow), parsnip, pears, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), pumpkin, quince, rutabaga, squash (winter), Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnip (white)
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, garlic, shallots

Okanagan: Fresh – beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage (green, savoy, red), cauliflower, kale, kiwi, leek, mustard greens, onions (red, yellow), parsnip, pears, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), pumpkin, rutabaga, Saskatoon berries, spinach, turnips (white)
Storage/dried/frozen – shallots

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, arugula, beets, blueberries, broccoli, burdock root, cabbage (green, red, savoy), cauliflower, celery, chard, cherries, garlic bulbs, grapes, kale, leek, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onions (red, yellow), parsnip, pears, potatoes, rutabaga, spinach, squash (winter), sunchokes

Northern BC: Fresh – kale, mushrooms
Storage/dried/frozen –  apples, beets, cabbage, carrots, cucumber, garlic, leek, onion, parsnip, potatoes, pumpkin, rutabaga, squash, turnip, zucchini

Vancouver Island: Fresh – apples, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, kale, leek, lettuce, mushrooms, onions (red, yellow), parsnip, pears, potatoes, pumpkin, quince, strawberries, turnip

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