Grocery Store Produce Wall

Fruits and veggies are not only absolutely delicious but they are nature’s fast food!  Ready to eat and most come in their own “to-go” packages, produces makes the perfect snack for kids to grab and go.  They need minimal to no preparation and buying ones in season means you can save some money and shop smarter.  Here are a few in season options to get you started*.

January – March

  • Apples
  • Carrots (baby carrots come in individual packages which are great for lunch)
  • Kiwi
  • tomatoes ( sliced with a bit of salt makes a great breakfast snack)

April-June

  • Apples
  • Cucumbers
  • Tomatoes
  • Carrots
  • Broccoli
  • Cauliflower
  • Gooseberries
  • Strawberries
  • Blueberries
  • Cherries

July-August

  • Apples
  • Apricots
  • Blackberries
  • Broccoli
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Cherries
  • Cucumbers
  • Currants
  • Gooseberries
  • Nectarines
  • Radish
  • Raspberries
  • Saskatoon Berries
  • Strawberries
  • Tomatoes
  • Peppers
  • Prunes
  • Grapes
  • Huckleberries
  • Melons (cut up in tupperware in the fridge for a sweet grab and go snack)

September – October

  • Apples
  • Blueberries
  • Broccoli
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Corn
  • Cranberries
  • Cucumbers
  • Grapes
  • Melons
  • Pears
  • Plums
  • Peppers
  • Prunes
  • Radishes
  • Strawberries
  • Tomatoes
  • Kiwi
  • Crab apples
  • Huckleberries

November-December

  • Apples
  • Broccoli
  • Carrots
  • Kiwi
  • Pears
  • Tomatoes
  • Celery

Let us know what are your favourite fruits and veggie “fast foods” to grab and snack on!

*Based on “In Season” in the province of British Columbia http://www.bcfarmersmarket.org/fresh-market/whatsinseason

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