Fresh From Florida April Produce In Season Now
What Fresh From Florida April Produce is in season now? Florida blueberries are coming in and should show up in the produce section soon. See the full list of fresh from Florida produce available in April below.
Most people know that Florida grows a whole lotta citrus fruit. Did you know that Florida farmers also grow blueberries and peaches?
Florida peaches are in season during the month of April.
Because Florida peaches are a specialty crop you might not be able to find them up north. Florida residents or someone who lives on the east coast will see them showing up in the produce section or at the Farmers market this month.
Florida Farmers Are Harvesting Produce All Year Long!
Since Florida has beautiful weather (for the most part-outside of an occasional freeze) every month of the year Florida farmers are able to plant and grow many fresh fruits and vegetables in the tropical climate all year long.
Winter months are the busiest and most plentiful months of the year when it comes to fresh Florida produce.
Florida strawberries are a good example. Florida strawberry season runs from December through March.
In April grab as many Florida strawberries as you can because they will be gone soon.
Fresh From Florida Produce 12 Months of the Year
Each month I will share the full list of in-season Florida produce and a recipe using that fruit or vegetable (if I have one).
New Fresh From Florida April Produce in season for the month of April when you will start to see fresh Florida watermelons, Florida blueberries, and Florida peaches.
Check out the full list of Fresh From Florida fruits and vegetables in season for the month of April below.
How To Know you are buying Fresh From Florida Produce?
It seems these days it is a little harder to read the labels on fresh produce. One way to make sure you are buying Fresh From Florida produce is to look for the Fresh From Florida logo.
Another way to spot Florida produce is to see where the fruit or vegetable has been grown. Most produce label will list the country of origin.
Florida farmers are a proud bunch so you will usually see something on the label that says “grown in Plant City, Florida” as in the case of Florida strawberries and other produce grown in Plant City.
If you are shopping at a local Florida farmers market you can ask the vendor where the produce has been grown if you don’t see a sign displayed.
Fresh Florida Produce In Season Now for the month of April
Blueberries: Blueberry Cheesecake Bars
Cabbage: Crock Pot Stuffed Cabbage Rolls
Cantaloupe: Easy Summer Fruit Salad
Cauliflower: Cheesy Buffalo Ranch Casserole
Celery: Crock Pot Red Beans & Rice
Cucumbers: Kiwi Cucumber Smoothie
Eggplant: Easy Grilled Summer Vegetables
Grapefruit: Citrus Fruit Salad
Lettuce: How To Make Chef’s Salad
Mushrooms: Cauliflower, Leek and Mushroom Casserole
Oranges: How To Make Orange Curd
Papaya: How To Freeze Fresh Papaya
Potatoes: Garlic Rosemary Smashed Potatoes
Snap Beans: Instant Pot Green Beans
Squash: Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese
Strawberries (end of the season): Strawberry Balsamic Chicken
Sweet Corn: Grilled Corn Casserole
Tomatoes: Asparagus Tomato Pasta Salad
Watermelon: Watermelon Lemonade