Seasonal Vegetables

By: Brittany Davis & Alexandra Anderson

Spring Vegetables

Avocado

Fennel

Radishes

Mustard Greens

Asparagus

Celeriac

Onions

Watercress

Fiddle head Ferns

Broccoli

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Summer Vegetables

Summer Squash

Tomatoes

Cucumbers

Peppers

Eggplant

Beets

Zucchini

Lettuce

Green beans

Corn

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What's the deal with seasonal food?

Winter Vegetables

Squash

Turnips

Broccoli

Leeks

Lettuce

Cauliflower

Kale

Cabbage

Carrots

Brussels Sprouts

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Why can the withstand the cold?

These plants are able to withstand heavy frosts (25-28 degrees). They are called "Hardy Vegetables." Cold weather does not kill these plants, it simply slows down their growth rates. For every rise of 18 degrees their growth rate doubles but only in the range of 40 to 90 degrees.

Fall Vegetables


Squash

Lettuce

Peppers

Artichoke

Sweet Potatoes

Turnips

Mushrooms

Garlic

Ginger

Cauliflower

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These vegetables are able to withstand the heat and require less water to survive.