SEASONAL FRUIT AND VEGETABLES AVAILABLE IN JUNE…

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Here is a list from the Soil Association of Fruit and Vegetables popular in June.

-Aubergines – available from June onwards, at their best in July

– Broad Beans – these are thriving at this time of year, and are a staple for home-growers

– Chard – in the first of its two annual seasons

– Courgettes

– New Potatoes, like Jersey Royals

– Spring Onions

– Salad Leaves, like watercress, spinach, and rocket

– Strawberries – June is known as the month for strawberries, and their arrival signals the start of the summer season!

– Raspberries are also available at this time of year, especially in July

– Gooseberries have a short lived season in June and early July. If you haven’t tried them before, give their tart flavours ago in summer crumbles and jams

– June and July is currant season – look out for blackcurrants and redcurrants…

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