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What seasonal food is currently available?

January
Fruit and Vegetables: artichokes(b), apples, beetroot, Brussels (b), broccoli (purple sprouting), chard, chicory (b), celery (b), cabbages (all types) (b), carrots, celeriac, endice lettuce (b), forced rhubarb (b), kale (b), kohlrabi, leeks (b), lettuce (b), pak choi, parsnips (b), pears (b), potatoes (b), rocket, radishes, shallots, squash, Swede (b), turnips, watercress, Poultry & Game: grouse, goose (wild and framed), hare (b), mullard, partridge (b), rabbit, snipe (b), wild venison, wild duck, wood pigeon, woodcock (b), Fish: crab (brown and cock) (b), crab (spider), crab brown and hen (b), cod (b, P), cockles (b), mussels, rock oysters (b), Pollack, sprats, sea bass, wild salmon, squid, scallops, sprats, whiting (b), coley (Saithe), Haddock (P), herring, Huss, lemon sole, ling, Dover Sole, hake (P), mackerel, Megrim sole, Monk fish, native oysters, pacific oysters (b), Pollack, ray, red mullet, red gurnard, red bream, sea bass, squid,

February
Fruit and Vegetables: apples, artichokes (b), Brussels sprouts (b), broccoli (purple sprouting), beetroot, celeriac, chicory (b), chard, carrots, cabbages (various green varieties) (b), cabbages (white) (b), cabbages (red), endive (b), greens (spring and winter) (b), kohlrabi, kale (and borecole) (b), leeks (b), lettuce (b),  forced rhubarb lettuce (b), rhubarb (b), parsnip, pak choi, potatoes (b), rocket, pocket, radishes, Swede (b), shallots, squash, watercress
Poultry & Game: goose, guinea fowl, hare (b), mallard, pheasant, partridge, rabbit, wood pigeon, wild venison
Fish: halibut (unlikely in South West), cod (P, b), mussels, Dover Sole (b), Haddock (P), Huss, lemon sole, ling, hake (P), line caught mackerel, Megrim sole, Monk fish, pacific oysters (b), native oysters, sea bass, wild salmon, Pollack, ray, red  mullet, red gurnard, red bream, squid, crab (brown and cock) (b), brown cock crab (b), cockles (b), spider crab, brown hen crab (b), mackerel, scallops, whiting

March
Fruit and Vegetables: artichokes, apples, Brussels sprouts, beetroot, celeriac, cauliflower, carrots, chicory (b), chard, cabbages white and various varieties) (b), endive, greens spring and winter, kohlrabi (b), kale, leeks (b), lettuce, parsnips, potatoes, rocket, Swede, mint, purple sprouting broccoli (b), rhubarb (b),wrasse, sorrel
Poultry & Game: hare (b), rabbit, wood pigeon, wild venison
Fish: cod (P), cockles (b), spider crab, brown hen crab, sardines, conger eel, Crawfish (P), dogfish, Dover Sole (b), Grey Mullet, Haddock (P), horse mackerel, Huss, lemon sole, ling, hake (P), line caught mackerel, Megrim sole, Monk fish,  mussels, native oysters, pacific oysters (b), plaice, Pollack (b) sea trout, red  mullet, watercress, eels, red gurnard, sea bass, salmon wild, sole (P), squid, velvet crab, crab (brown and cock) (b), river trout

April
Fruit and Vegetables: asparagus, broccoli purple sprouting (b), cauliflower (b), chicory, chard, carrots, cabbages various green varieties (b), endive, greens spring and winter (b), kale, leeks (b), lettuce, potatoes, rocket, morel mushrooms, radishes (b), sorrel (b), rhubarb outdoor (b), rhubarb forced (b),  rosemary, spinach, strawberries, watercress (b), wild garlic
Meats: spring, lamb, rabbit, wood pigeon (b), wild venison
Fish: cockles (b), crayfish signal, cuttlefish,  cod (P), conger eel, Crawfish (P), dogfish, Dover Sole (b), Grey Mullet, Haddock (P), Hake (P, b), Huss, John Dory, lemon sole, lobster, mackerel,  Megrim sole (b), Monk fish,  mussels, rock oysters,  native oysters, sea trout (b), sea bass, wild salmon, scallops, river trout, plaice, Pollack  (b), red mullet, red gurnard, spider crabs, turbot, velvet crab, wrasse crab (brown and cock) (b),

May
Fruit & Vegetables: apricots, asparagus (b), blackcurrants, broccoli purple sprouting, broad beans, carrots (b), cabbages various green varieties (b), cauliflower (b), cherries, European cherries (b), chard, greens spring and winter, gooseberries (b), kohlrabi, lamb's lettuce, lettuce (b), peas including sugar snaps, pak choi, potatoes, rhubarb outdoor (b), elderflowers, jersey royal new potatoes, new potatoes, mint, parsley, radishes (b), rhubarb, rocket (b), samphire, sorrel (b), spinach, spring onions, watercress (b)
Meats: lamb
Poultry & Game: duck, wood pigeon, (b), rabbit
Fish: sardines, sea bass, cod (P),  sea trout (b), brill, conger eel, Grey Mullet, Haddock (P), Hake (b, P), John Dory, Huss, Dover Sole, lobster, line caught mackerel, Megrim sole (b), Monk fish,  mussels, native oysters, rock oysters, pilchard, plaice, ray, red  mullet, red gurnard, sardines, spider crabs, turbot, black bream, crab (brown and cock), crayfish signal (b), cuttlefish (b), spider crab (b), brown hen crab, Pollack (b), scallops, trout river, salmon, 

June
Fruit & Vegetables: asparagus (b), apricots, blueberries (b), blackcurrants (b), broccoli, aubergines, broad beans (b), beetroot, cauliflower (b), cherries European and home grown (b), cucumber, courgettes (b), chard, carrots (b), cabbages various green varieties, garlic, greengages, gooseberries (b), logan berries, kohlrabi, lamb's lettuce, lettuce (b), elderflower, rhubarb outdoor (b), purslane (b), peas including sugar snaps (b), potatoes, tomato, rocket (b), radish peppers, radishes (b), sorrel (b), redcurrants, strawberries (b), tay berries, Worcester berries, watercress (b)
Meats: Welsh lamb  
Poultry & Game:  rabbit, wood pigeon (b)
Fish: crab (brown and cock), mullet, cod, salmon (b), brill, conger eel, Haddock (P), Hake (P, b), John Dory, Huss, Dover Sole, lobster, black bream (b), line caught mackerel (b), Megrim sole (b), Monk fish,  mussels,  pacific oysters, pilchard, plaice, ray, red  mullet, red gurnard, red bream, sardines, spider crabs, turbot, cockles, crayfish signal (b), spider crab (b), cuttlefish (b), brown hen crab, Pollack (b), prawns, sea trout (b), sea bass (b), scallops, river trout (b) 


July
Fruit & Vegetables: asparagus, aubergines, apricots (b), blueberries (b), tomato (b), blackcurrants (b), blackberries cultivated, broccoli, broad beans (b), beetroot (b), cauliflower (b), cherries, courgettes (b), cucumber, chard, carrots (b),  cabbages various green varieties, French beans (b), garlic (b), greengages, gooseberries, loganberries (b), kohlrabi (b), elderflowers, melons, peaches & nectarines, lambs lettuce (b), lettuce (b), purslane (b),  peas including sugar snaps (b), pak choi (b), potatoes (b), runner beans, rocket (b), rhubarb outdoor (b), radishes (b), sweet corn, sorrel (b), samphire (b), peppers, redcurrants (b), strawberries (b),  raspberries (b), white currants (b), tay berries, watercress (b)
Meats: Welsh lamb 
Poultry & Game: rabbit (b), wood pigeon (b)
Fish: crab (brown and cock),  mullet, cod, salmon, brill, Haddock (P), Hake (b, P), John Dory, Huss, Dover Sole, lobster, line caught mackerel (b), eels, Megrim sole (b), Monk fish,  mussels, pacific oysters, pilchard, Pollack (b), prawns, sea trout (b), sea bass (b), salmon (b), scallops (b), river trout (b),  plaice, ray, red  mullet, red gurnard, red bream, sardines, scallop, spider crabs (b), crayfish signal (b), cuttlefish (b), turbot, black bream (b), cockles, spider crab (b), brown hen crab (b),

August
Fruit & Vegetables: aubergines, apricots (b), apples (b), blueberries (b), blackcurrants, blackberries cultivated (b), broccoli (b), broad beans (b), beetroot (b), cauliflower (b), cherries, courgettes (b), cucumber (b), chard (b), carrots (b),  cabbages various green varieties (b), damsons (b), greengages (b), French beans (b), garlic (b), kohlrabi (b), leeks, elderflowers, gooseberries, lambs lettuce (b), lettuce (b), loganberries (b), melons (b),plums (b), rhubarb outdoor, pears, peaches & nectarines (b), pumpkins, tomato (b) purslane (b),  peas including sugar snaps (b), pak choi (b), potatoes (b), runner beans (b), rocket (b), radishes (b), sweet corn (b), sorrel (b), samphire (b), peppers and chillies, greengages (like plums), basil, fennel, loganberries, peppers, redcurrants (b), raspberries (b), strawberries, Worcester berries (b),white currants (b), watercress (b)
Meats: Welsh lamb
Poultry & Game: hare, grouse, rabbit (b), wood pigeon (b), wild venison, grouse
Fish: skate, John Dory, crayfish signal (b), cuttlefish,  conger eel, Haddock (P), Hake (b, P), John Dory, Huss, cod, Dover Sole, lobster (b), mackerel (b), Megrim sole (b), Monk fish,  mussels, pilchard, plaice, ray, Pollack (b), prawn, rock oysters, red  mullet, red gurnard, red bream, sardines, scallop (b), squid (b), trout river (b),  spider crabs (b), black bream (b),crab (brown and cock), cockles,  brown hen crab (b), sea trout. sea bass (b), wild salmon (b)

September
Fruit & Vegetables: aubergines, apples late, apples early(b), broccoli (b), broad beans, beetroot (b), cauliflower (b), courgettes (b), cucumber (b), chard (b), celery, tomato (b), carrots (b),  cabbages various green varieties (b), endive, French beans, garlic (b), kohlrabi (b), kale (b), leeks, lambs lettuce (b), lettuce, pumpkins (b), purslane, parsnips, pears (b), peaches & nectarines (b), rhubarb, redcurrants, raspberries, strawberries, Worcester berries, peas including sugar snaps, pak choi (b), potatoes (b), runner beans (b), rocket (b), radishes, Swede, sweet corn (b), sorrel (b), peppers and chillies (b), damsons, plums, apples, spinach, onion, watercress (b),
Meats: Autumn lamb
Poultry & Game: partridge, wood pigeon (b), rabbit (b),wild venison, grouse (b),goose farmed (b), mallard (b), partridge, hare, goose, wild duck
Fish: Brown trout, rock oysters, native oysters (b), Pollack, prawn (b), sprats (b), sea trout, sea bass (b), squid (b), scallops (b), river trout (b), mussels (b), conger eel (b), coley (Saithe), Haddock (P), Hake (P, b), John Dory, Huss, black bream (b), Dover Sole, lobster (b), mackerel (b), Megrim sole (b), Monk fish, pacific oysters, pilchard, plaice, ray, red  mullet, red gurnard, red bream, black bream (b), sardines, scallop (b), spider crabs (b), crab (brown and cock), brown hen crab (b), cod , cockles, crayfish (b),   

October
Fruit & Vegetables: apples store (b), apples late, Melons, pears late (b), pears early-mid, peaches & nectarines, quince (b), rhubarb outdoor,  artichokes, aubergines, blackberries cultivated, Brussels sprouts,  broccoli (b), beetroot (b), celeriac, chicory, cauliflower (b), cucumber, chard (b), celery (b), carrots (b), red cabbages, cabbages various green varieties (b), white cabbages, endive, French beans, garlic, kohlrabi (b), kale (b), leeks (b), lambs lettuce, lettuce, pumpkins (b), purslane, parsnips, peas including sugar snaps, pak choi, potatoes (b), runner beans, rocket (b), radishes, tomato (b), Swede, sweet corn, sorrel, peppers and chillies(b), elderberries, figs, watercress, squash, beetroot, mushrooms, watercress, marrow, raspberries (b)
Meats: Autumn lamb,
Poultry & Game: grouse (b), goose farmed, goose wild (b), hare (b), mallard (b), pheasant, partridge (b), rabbit (b), snipe (b), wood pigeon (b), woodcock  guinea fowl, partridge, wild venison, wild duck
Fish: mussels (b), conger eel (b), coley (Saithe), Haddock (P),  herring,  Huss, John Dory, Dover Sole, Hake (P),  lobster (b), line caught mackerel (b), Megrim sole, Monk fish, native oysters (b), rock oysters (b), pilchard, plaice, ray, red  mullet, red gurnard, red bream, sardines, scallop (b), sea bass (b), salmon wild (b), squid (b), spider crabs (b), brown  hen crab (b), black bream, crab (brown and cock), cod (b), cockles, trout river (b), whiting

November
Fruit & Vegetables: apples store (b), apples late, artichokes (b), Brussels sprouts,  broccoli, beetroot (b), celeriac, cauliflower, chicory (b),chard (b), celery (b), carrots (b), red cabbages,(b) cabbages various green varieties (b), pears late (b), quince (b), raspberries (b), white cabbages (b), endive (b), greens (b), kohlrabi (b), kale (b), leeks (b), lamb's lettuce, lettuce (b), pumpkins (b), parsnips (b), peas including sugar snaps, pak choi, potatoes (b), rocket, radishes, Swede (b), sweet corn, sorrel, peppers and chillies, elderberries, figs, watercress, squash, beetroot, mushrooms, marrow, tomato chestnuts, cranberries
Poultry & Game: grouse (b), goose farmed, goose wild (b), hare (b), mallard (b), pheasant (b), partridge (b), rabbit (b), snipe (b), wood pigeon (b), woodcock, wild duck, ,wild venison
Fish:  rock oysters (b), native oysters (b), mussels (b), coley (Saithe), Haddock (P), herring,  Huss, John Dory, Dover Sole, hake (P), lobster (b), mackerel (b), Megrim sole, Monk fish, Pollack, prawn (b),sprats (b), pacific oysters, plaice, ray, red  mullet, red gurnard, red bream, scallop (b), cod (b), sea bass (b),wild salmon (b), squid (b), black bream, crab (brown and cock), cod (b) , cockles, spider crab, brown hen crab (b), eels, whiting (b)

December
Fruit & Vegetables: apple store (b), apples late, pears late, quince, rhubarb forced (b),artichokes (b), Brussels sprouts (b), broccoli purple sprouting, beetroot, celeriac, cauliflower, chicory (b),chard (b), celery (b), carrots (b), red cabbages,(b) cabbages various green varieties (b), white cabbages (b), endive (b), greens (b), kohlrabi, kale (b), leeks (b), lettuce (b), pumpkins, peas including sugar snaps, pak choi, potatoes (b), rocket, radishes, Swede (b), sweet corn, sorrel, pomegranate turnips, sprouts, turnips, pears, watercress
Poultry & Game: turkey, wild duck, grouse (b), goose farmed, goose wild (b), hare (b), mallard (b), pheasant, partridge (b), rabbit, snipe (b), wood pigeon (b), woodcock, wild venison
Fish: sea bass, coley (Saithe), Haddock (P), herring,  Huss, Dover Sole, hake (P), mackerel, Megrim sole, Monk fish, mussels (b), native oysters (b), Pollack, prawn, sprats, pacific oysters (b), ray, red mullet, red gurnard, red bream, sea bass (b), wild salmon, squid (b), black bream, crab (brown and cock), spider crab, brown hen crab (b), cod (b), cockles, lobster, whiting 

 

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Copyright The Local Food Company, January 2006

mainly from The Foody, Good Food Pages, River Cottage and information supplied by local food writer and author, Carol Trewin.

 

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