Summer Fruits and Vegetables
Summary
Some Fruits & Vegetables Need the Extended Heat of Summer to Reach their Flavorful Best.

 

 The following Fruits & Vegetables (in alphabetical order) are typically considered Summer produce. Depending on your geographic location and climate different fruits or vegetables may slide into or out of the strict, technical definition of Summer (June 23 - September 22). Growing things like Summer Produce follow nature's calendar and not man's. Summer Produce may straddle a few seasons

Produce in season tends to be both abundant (meaning cheaper) and at the peak of its freshness and flavor. Consider cooking with fresh seasonal ingredients to improve your meals, your budget and your Flair, the 4th Lever of "Smart Kitchen's 4 Levers of Cooking™"

If you want to learn more about the Summer fruits and Summer vegetables that are in season in the Summer in your Region or specific State, these two links go off site to About.com's resource on the subject.