By: Kristen Keith, Dietetic Intern at the University of Texas at San Antonio
Reviewed by: Celina Paras, MSc, RDN, LD
What does in-season mean? The seasons (think fall, winter, spring, and summer) essentially determine when a plant can grow its best. Have you ever wondered why you don’t see very many watermelons during the winter months, but they seem to be everywhere during the summer? In Texas, watermelons grow their best between May and early winter; making them highly available during these months1.
Benefits of eating in-season produce:
How can we stay up-to-date on the locally available produce?