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What's in season in August 2017, and other timely information:

This page has a table below that tells when each fruit or vegetable is normally ready to be harvested in Alberta, 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.

If you are looking for recipes, freezing, canning, jam directions and information about saskatoons see this page.

 

Typical Crop Availability - When to Pick in Alberta, Canada

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

Scroll down the page to see the table!

Fruit/Veg Jan Feb March April May June July August Sept Oct Nov December
apples                       X X X X X X X    
Asian pears                         X X X X X X    
asparagus             X X X X                    
beans                     X X X X X X        
blackberries                       X X X            
beets                     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        
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 December
herbs                 X X X X X X X X X X    
nectarines                     X X X X            
peaches                                      
pears                         X X X X X      
peas                     X X 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 X X 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            
strawberries                     X X X X            
sweet corn                         X X X          
sweet potatoes                                        
tomatoes                     X X X X X X        
watermelons                                        
Fruit/Veg Jan Feb March April May June July August Sept Oct Nov December

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.

 

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