Seasonal Produce in Illinois: What You Need to Know for May

Spring is finally here! Have you ever wondered what fruits and vegetables are in season in May here in Illinois? Whether you are new to eating with the seasons or just starting out, here is a detailed guide to help you.

A key part of eating locally grown foods is understanding what is in season in your area and when. Seasonal produce in Illinois starts off slowly in May. As the month progresses more become available. It just gets better as we get closer to summer!

Each month between May and October I will post a new guide to help you understand what is currently in season. These guides will be available on the first day of each month.

They will include tips about selecting fresh produce and how to store it.

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