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

Please note that actual dates may vary by as much as two weeks due to weather conditions, geographical location of the farm, and other factors. It is always advisable to call a farm earlier than the expected beginning of a season to verify on the status of the product you are interested in, and call before you go to the farm! Scroll down or click here for a calendar specific to the Portland area.

 

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 December
apples                       X X X X X X X X  
Apricots                     X X X X            
Asian pears                         X X X X X X    
asparagus             X X X X X X                
beans                     X X X X X X        
beets                     X X X X X X        
blackberries                     X X X X X X        
blueberries                     X X X X X X        
boysenberries                 X X X X                
broccoli                     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        
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 X X        
peaches                   X X X X X X        
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
raspberries                 X X X X X X X X        
rhubarb         X X 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                                        
strawberries                 X X X X                
sweet corn                         X X X X X X    
sweet potatoes                                        
tomatoes                     X X X X X X X X    
watermelons                                        
Fruit/Veg Jan Feb March April May June July August Sept Oct Nov December

Portland Area Harvest Calendar:

The following table is more specific; tailored to the Portland area and surrounding counties., like Clackamas County

Fruit or vegetable Typical crop availability
Apples Late August - November
Artichokes August
Green Beans Mid-June - Mid October
Beets Late July
Blueberries June - October
Boysenberries Late July - August
Cabbage Late July - End of October
Carrots August
Celery August
Corn (sweet) Mid-July
Cucumbers (Slicing) July - October
Cucumbers (Pickling) July - Early October
Dill July
Eggplants (Dusky) August
Gourds (Ornamental) September - November
Hazelnuts Mid-October
Honey April - November
Melons (Cantaloupe/Musk) July - September
Onions May - November
Peaches July - September
Peas Late July - September
Peppers July - October
Plums Setember
Popcorn Ornamental Corn September - November
Potatoes July - November
Pumpkins Mid September - October
Raspberries July - September
Strawberries Mid May - September
Squash (Summer & Winter) July - December
Tomatillos July - October
Tomatoes July - October
Watermelon July - September

 

Festivals and Events

  • Apple Valley's Huckleberry Harvest Celebration
    2 weekends in October . Huckleberry Lovers! This is the time to visit and stock up on all your huckleberry favorites! Along with fresh-baked huckleberry pies, we also have huckleberry jam, syrup, candy, cocoa, and honey. Our huckleberry gift boxes featuring our most popular huckleberry items are available as well as frozen huckleberry pies! Come warm up with a cup of hot huckleberry apple cider or cool down with a creamy huckleberry milkshake. For more information, call 541-386-1971.
  • Blueberry Pancake Ride
    April (Dates to be announced) Saturday, Blueberry Pancake Ride (FREE)  Distance: 30 miles, supported. Routes of 50-75 and 100 miles are not supported. Start anytime between 9 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Champoeg State Park, 7679 Champoeg Road NE St. Paul, OR 97137 Oak Grove Picnic Area, Parking costs $3.00, (Rain or Shine). 
  • Hood River Lavender Farms -
    3801 Straight Hill Road, Hood River, OR, 97031. Phone: 541-386-9100. Email us at: info@lavenderfarms.net.  Annual Lavender Daze Festival at Hood River Lavender Farms. Wide Selection of Live Music, Food Vendors, Local Artists/Artisans, Charity Dunk Tank, Farm Animals, Pheasant Valley Wines, and thousands of Certified Organic Lavender available for U-PICK. Beautiful location, Beautiful venue. For more info see the website or call 541-386-9100.
     

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