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How Smart Of A Seasonal Shopper Are You?

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For each question, pick the best answer to see if you actually know when these fruits and veggies are at peak season. Good luck!

*Answers are based on US commercial growing seasons — so the season in your area might be different.

  1. In what month would strawberries most likely be in season?
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    January
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    May
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    There are varieties of strawberries that can be grown all year long, but the peak "natural season" runs from April to June.

    Learn more about strawberry season here.

    There are varieties of strawberries that can be grown all year long, but the peak "natural season" runs from April to June.
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  2. In what month would cherries most likely be in season?
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    June
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    Incorrect
    November
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Most commercial cherries are grown in either California or Washington, with a peak season running from May through July.

    Learn more about cherry season here.

    Most commercial cherries are grown in either California or Washington, with a peak season running from May through July.
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  3. In what month would spinach most likely be in season?
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    April
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    Incorrect
    November
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Spinach is an early spring crop with a peak season running from March to June.

    Learn more about spinach season here.

    Spinach is an early spring crop with a peak season running from March to June.
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  4. In what month would blood oranges most likely be in season?
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    January
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    July
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Blood oranges are a winter fruit with a peak season ranging from December to May.

    Learn more about blood orange season here.

    Blood oranges are a winter fruit with a peak season ranging from December to May.
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  5. In what month would peas most likely be in season?
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    May
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    Incorrect
    November
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Peas are one of the first things to pop up in spring, so May is peak season.

    Learn more about pea season here.

    Peas are one of the first things to pop up in spring, so May is peak season.
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  6. In what month would asparagus most likely be in season?
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    April
    Correct
    Incorrect
    July
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Spring is the prime season for asparagus, with April being the peak.

    Learn more about asparagus season here.

    Spring is the prime season for asparagus, with April being the peak.
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  7. In what month would rhubarb most likely be in season?
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    March
    Correct
    Incorrect
    May
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Rhubarb is available through mid-spring to early summer, so prime time for buying it would be in May.

    Learn more about rhubarb season here.

    Rhubarb is available through mid-spring to early summer, so prime time for buying it would be in May.
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  8. In what month would pineapple most likely be in season?
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    May
    Correct
    Incorrect
    November
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Although pineapple is available in grocery stores all year long, the commercial peak season runs from March to July.

    Learn more about pineapple season here.

    Although pineapple is available in grocery stores all year long, the commercial peak season runs from March to July.
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  9. In what month would broccoli most likely be in season?
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    February
    Correct
    Incorrect
    August
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Broccoli has a long commercial growing season lasting from October through April.

    Learn more about broccoli season here.

    Broccoli has a long commercial growing season lasting from October through April.
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  10. In what month would corn most likely be in season?
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    March
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    August
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    Wrong!

    Corn is at peak season during summer.

    Learn more about corn season here.

    Corn is at peak season during summer.
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