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What's in season in June 2016, and other timely information:

This page has a table below that tells when each fruit or vegetable is normally ready to be harvested in Ontario, Canada!  We also have a page with links to our own simple instructions on canning, freezing and drying  many fruits and vegetables, such as  how to make jam, apple butter, applesauce, spaghetti sauce, salsa, pickles, ketchup or freezing corn.

Typical Crop Availability - When to Pick in Ontario, Canada

dark green = available;      light green = sometimes / some farms;      White or gray = not usually available

Fruit/Veg Jan Feb March April May June July August Sept Oct Nov Dec
apples                       X X X X X X X    
Asian pears                         X X X X X X    
asparagus             X X                        
beans                     X X X X X X        
blackberries                       X X X            
beets                 X X X X X X X X X      
blueberries                       X X X            
broccoli                 X X X X X X X X X      
Brussels sprouts                             X X X X X  
cabbage                 X X X X X X X X X      
cantaloupes                     X X X X X X        
celery                     X X X X            
carrots                     X X X X X X X X X  
cherries                 X X X X                
Christmas trees                                       X
cucumbers                   X X X X X X X X X    
eggplant                     X X X X X X        
gooseberries                     X X X X            
greens                 X X X X X X X X X X    
  Jan Feb March April May June July August Sept Oct Nov Dec
herbs                 X X X X X X X X X X    
nectarines                         X X            
peaches                       X X            
pears                         X X X X X      
peas                 X X                    
peppers                     X X X X X X        
potatoes                 X X X X X X X X X      
raspberries                     X X X X X X        
rhubarb                 X X                    
pumpkins                             X X X X    
summer squash                     X X X X X X        
winter squash                         X X X X X X    
saskatoons                     X X X            
squash                             X X X X    
strawberries                   X X X                
sweet corn                         X X X          
sweet potatoes                                        
tomatoes                     X X X X X X        
watermelons                             X X        
Fruit/Veg Jan Feb March April May June July August Sept Oct Nov Dec

The light green indicates light crops at the beginning or end of a season - dark green is when the bulk of the crop ripens and picking is best.

Another View of the Harvest Calendar for Ontario

Harvest Calendar for Ontario Area

Harvest times depend on weather conditions during spring and summer
MAY JUNE JULY AUG SEPT-OCT
Asparagus

Asparagus
Beets
Broccoli
Carrots
Cauliflower
Cucumbers
Kohlrabi
Lettuce
Peas
Rhubarb
Straw-
   berries
Zucchini
Apples
Beans
Beans
Beets
Broad Beans
Broccoli
Cabbage
Carrots
Cauliflower
Cherries(sour)
Cucumbers
Currants
Eggplant
Gooseberries
Kohlrabi
Lettuce
Okra
Potatoes
Peas
Raspberries
Rhubarb
Strawberries
Summer Squash
Swiss Chard
Tomatoes  
Zucchini

Apples
Beans
Beets
Broad Beans
Broccoli
Brussels Sprouts
Cabbage
Carrots
Cauliflower
Celery 
Cherries(sour)
Cucumbers
Eggplant
Garlic
Globe
   Artichoke
Herbs
Kale
Kohlrabi
Leeks
Lettuce
Melons
Okra
Onions
Parsley
Parsnips
Pears
Plums
Potatoes
Peas
Peppers
Rhubarb
Rutabagas
Summer Squash
Sweet Corn
Swiss Chard
Tomatoes
Winter Squash
Zucchini
Apples
Beans
Beets
Broad Beans
Broccoli
Broccoli
Brussels Sprouts
Cabbage
Carrots
Cauliflower
Celery 
Cucumbers
Eggplant
Garlic
Globe
   Artichoke
Gourds
Grapes
Herbs
Indian Corn
Kale
Kohlrabi
Leeks
Lettuce
Okra
Onions
Parsley
Parsnips
Pears
Peppers
Plums
Potatoes
Quince
Rutabagas
Salad Greens
Summer Squash
Sweet Corn
Swiss Chard
Tomatoes
Winter Squash
Zucchini

Strawberries middle of June early July
Sweet Cherries early July
Early Golden Plums middle of July
Blueberries July
Free Stone Peaches 10+ varieties end of July all of August
Nectarines August
Cling Stone Peaches 6+ varieties August - September
French Bartlet Pears end of August
Bartlet Pears September
Sweet Corn July August (when available)
Tomatoes August September
Italian Plums end of August
Valor Plums late August
Apples September - October
Bosc Pears September - October
Pumpkins October

 

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