Nebraska Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables

What's In Season In Nebraska?

Rainbow Carrots. Photo © Molly Watson

Exact crop availability and harvest times vary year-to-year, but this summary will help you know when to look for what at markets near you in Nebraska. You can also look up produce by seasons (spring, summer, fall, winter).

  • Apples—July through October
  • Arugula—May through September
  • Asparagus— April through June
  • Basil—July through September
  • Beets—May through October
  • Blackberries—July into August
  • Blueberries—July into August
  • Broccoli—June through October
  • Brussels sprouts—August through November
  • Cabbage—June through November (local harvest available from storage through March)
  • Cantaloupes—August and September
  • Carrot—May through November (local harvest available from storage through winter)
  • Cauliflower—August through November
  • Celeriac/celery root—August through October
  • Celery—August through October
  • Chard—May through September
  • Cherries—June and July
  • Cilantro—June through September
  • Corn— mid-June through mid-August
  • Cucumbers—July through mid-October
  • Eggplant—July through mid-October
  • Fava beans—May
  • Garlic—August through November
  • Garlic scapes/green garlic—May and June
  • Grapes—August and September
  • Green beans—July through September
  • Green Onions/Scallions—June through September
  • Greens (various)—May through November
  • Herbs (various)—May through October
  • Kale—June through November
  • Leeks— August through October
  • Lettuce—May through October
  • Melons—July through September
  • Morels—Spring
  • Mushrooms (cultivated)—year-round
  • Mushrooms (wild)—Spring through fall, varies tremendously each year
  • Onions—August through October (local harvest available from storage year-round)
  • Parsley—May through September
  • Parsnips—April and May and again in October through November (local harvest available from storage during winter)
  • Peaches—July and August
  • Pears—August through October
  • Peas and pea pods—June through August
  • Peppers (sweet)—June through September
  • Persimmons, October
  • Plums & pluots—July and August
  • Potatoes—July through November (local harvest available from storage year-round)
  • Pumpkins—September through October
  • Radishes—May through October
  • Raspberries—June to August
  • Rhubarb—April through June
  • Shelling Beans— September through October (local harvest available dried year-round)
  • Spinach—May through October
  • Squash (summer)—July through October
  • Squash (winter)—August through November (local harvest available from storage into spring)
  • Strawberries—June and July
  • Tomatoes— July through October
  • Turnips—August through November (local harvest available from storage through February)
  • Watermelons—August through September
  • Zucchini—July through October
  • Zucchini Blossoms—July, and August