State of Illinois
Department of Human Services

Buying fruits and vegetables in season gives more flavor and saves money.

Crop June July Aug. Sept. Oct.
Apples X X X X X
Artichokes X X
Asparagus X
Beans X X X
Bell Peppers X X X X
Berries X X X X
Cabbage X X X X
Carrots X X X X X
Cauliflower X X X
Cherries X X
Corn X X X X
Cucumber X X X
Eggplant X X X X X
Garlic X X X X X
Grapes X X X X
Herbs X X X
Horseradish X X X X X
Leeks X X X
Lettuce X X X X
Melons X X X X
Nectarines X X X X
Okra X X X X X
Onions X X X X X
Peaches X X X X
Peas X X X X X
Plums X X X X X
Potatoes X X X X X
Potatoes (Sweet) X X X
Pumpkin X X X
Radishes X X X X X
Rhubarb X X X X X
Spinach X X X
Squash X X X X X
Strawberries X
Turnips X X X X X
Tomatoes X X X X X

Availability of fruits and vegetables may vary by location.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


Programs, activities and employment opportunities in the Illinois Department of Human Services are open and accessible to any individual or group without regard to age, sex, race, sexual orientation, disability, ethnic origin or religion. The department is an equal opportunity employer and practices affirmative action and reasonable accommodation programs.

DHS 4726 (N-5-13) What's In Season

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