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Embracing the Seasons: Your Guide to Fresh British Produce




Eating seasonally is a delightful way to enjoy fresh, flavoursome fruits and vegetables while also supporting local farmers and minimising the environmental impact of food transportation. In this post, we'll take you on a month-by-month journey through the best British produce to fill your organic cotton fruit and vegetable bags with.


JANUARY


🥬 Vegetables

Brussels sprouts, cabbages, cauliflower, kale, leeks, parsnips, swedes


🍏 Fruits

Apples, pears, rhubarb

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FEBRUARY


🥦 Vegetables

Brussels sprouts, cabbages, cauliflower, kale, leeks, parsnips, purple sprouting broccoli, swedes


🍐 Fruits

Apples, pears, rhubarb

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MARCH


🧅 Vegetables

Cabbages, cauliflower, kale, leeks, purple sprouting broccoli, spring greens, spring onions


🍎 Fruits

Rhubarb, bramley apple

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APRIL


Vegetables

🥦 Asparagus, cabbages, cauliflower, lettuce, purple sprouting broccoli, radishes, spring greens, spring onions, watercress, peas


🍒 Fruits

Rhubarb, cherries


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MAY


🥔 Vegetables

Asparagus, broad beans, lettuce, new potatoes, peas, radishes, rocket, samphire, spinach, spring onions, watercress


🍓 Fruits

Elderflowers, gooseberries, rhubarb, strawberries

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JUNE


🥔 Vegetables

Asparagus, beetroot, broad beans, carrots, lettuce, new potatoes, peas, radishes, rocket, samphire, spinach, spring onions, turnips, watercress


🌸 Fruits

Gooseberries, raspberries, redcurrants, strawberries


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JULY


🥕 Vegetables

Beetroot, broad beans, carrots, courgettes, fennel, French beans, lettuce, new potatoes, peas, radishes, runner beans, samphire, spinach, spring onions, turnips, watercress


🫐 Fruits

Blackberries, blueberries, cherries, currants, gooseberries, raspberries, strawberries


-

AUGUST


🥒 Vegetables

Aubergines, beetroot, broad beans, carrots, courgettes, cucumber, fennel, French beans, lettuce, new potatoes, peas, radishes, runner beans, sweetcorn, tomatoes, watercress


🍑 Fruits

Peaches, blackberries, blueberries, damsons, elderberries, plums, raspberries, tomatoes

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SEPTEMBER


🌽 Vegetables

Aubergines, beetroot, butternut squash, carrots, courgettes, fennel, French beans, leeks, lettuce, main-crop potatoes, onions, parsnips, peas, pumpkin, radishes, runner beans, sweetcorn, tomatoes


🍇 Fruits

Apples, grapes, blackberries, damsons, elderberries, figs, pears, plums, raspberries

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OCTOBER


🎃 Vegetables

Beetroot, butternut squash, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, celeriac, fennel, kale, leeks, onions, parsnips, pumpkin, swedes, turnips


🍎 Fruits

Apples, damsons, figs, pears, quinces


-

NOVEMBER


🧅 Vegetables

Beetroot, Brussels sprouts, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, celeriac, Jerusalem artichokes, kale, leeks, onions, parsnips, swedes, turnips


🍐 Fruits

Apples, pears, quinces

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DECEMBER


🥬 Vegetables

Brussels sprouts, cabbages, carrots, cauliflower, celeriac, Jerusalem artichokes, kale, leeks, onions, parsnips, swedes, turnips


🍏 Fruits

Apples, pears



As you explore the seasonal offerings of British produce, remember to bring along your organic cotton fruit and vegetable bags when shopping at local markets, farm shops, or supermarkets. Filling your bags with fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables not only supports local agriculture but also helps to reduce plastic waste and carbon emissions from transporting produce over long distances.



By embracing seasonal eating and using our organic cotton bags to carry your bounty, you're promoting a sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle that benefits both your health and the planet. So, get ready to enjoy the changing flavours of the seasons and discover the incredible variety of fruits and vegetables that the UK has to offer.

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