In season now: The best fruits & veggies to eat in June

june in-season fruits and veggies
Be sure to enjoy strawberries this month.
General

Get ready for juicy berries, ripe tomatoes and fresh corn: summer produce season is now in full swing. Find out what fruits and veggies are at their peak freshness in June below.

Even though summer doesn’t technically begin until June 21, the start of June both marks summer in many people’s minds and means the arrival of what we think of as summer fruits and vegetables. This month, you can expect to welcome seasonal favorites such as melons, corn, tomatoes, zucchini, summer squash and tons of berries to your local market.

Obviously, what’s available (and freshest) will vary by region in the United States. But here’s a general guide to peak season produce during this lovely interim between late spring and early summer.

June fruits & vegetables 

On the way in:

  • Corn
  • Cucumber
  • Currants
  • Eggplant
  • Figs (Black Mission)
  • Grapes
  • Gooseberries
  • Green beans
  • Green peppers
  • Honeydew
  • Kohlrabi
  • Nectarines
  • Peaches
  • Squash blossoms
  • Summer squash
  • Tomatoes
  • Watermelon

Peak season:

  • Blueberries
  • Blackberries
  • Boysenberries
  • Cherries
  • Limes
  • Okra
  • Papaya
  • Plums
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries 

Get the full list at Blisstree.

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