There’s nothing healthier than fresh fruits and vegetables. You can get these at your local supermarket, or from the proliferation of summertime roadside stands. Here are the dates for the more popular summer fruits and vegetables in the Okanagan:

 

Tree fruit

Blossom Dates

Harvest Dates

Apples

May 5 – May 20August 15 – October 30

Apricots

April 10 – April 25July 20 – August 10

Cherries

April 20 – May 7July 1 – August 1

Peaches

April 20 – May 2July 25 – September 1

Pears

April 25 – May 10August 15 – September 30

Prunes/Plums

April 28 – May 10August 15 – September 10
 

Berries & Melons

Blackberries

July – August

Blueberries

July – August

Cantaloupe

August 4 – First Frost

Raspberries

July – August

Strawberries

June – July

Watermelon

August – September
 

Vegetables

Asparagus

May – June 15

Beans

July onwards

Beets

July – September

Broccoli

June – September

Sweet Corn

August – September

Cucumbers

July – September

Garlic

July onwards

Lettuce

June onwards

Peas

June-July

Peppers

end July – first frost

Hot Peppers

early August – first frost

Pumpkins

September 10 – end October

Radishes

June onwards

Tomatoes

July – first frost