WHAT’S IN SEASON

 

FRUIT

BERRIES  End of Victorian season with very little fruit available. QLD season starting soon. Blueberries very scarce as we wait for Coffs and Mareeba season to start.

CITRUS  Local navel oranges have started good early season flavour.  Finger limes still in season. Imperial mandarins really good eating. Daisy mandarins have started.

 POMEGRANTES, QUINCES, PERSIMMONS & CUSTARD APPLES  In season firm persimmons have started.

PASSIONFRUIT  Good value black passionfruit.

GRAPES    Still some good Australian grapes around.

APPLES & PEARS  Pink ladies the pick.

 ROCKMELON  Try Golden Moon Melon a velvety, succulent golden honey dew variety.

FIGS  Available but coming to an end.

BANANAS  Scarce.

VEGETABLES  

All green vegetables scarce as growing regions shifts from Southern to Northern states. 

 LOCAL & DIRECT FROM THE GROWER  Good mushrooms (all varieties), hydro lettuce, kale & cavolo nero, grape and cherry tomatoes.

AVOCADOES  Scarce while we wait for SA fruit to start in next few weeks.

ASPARAGUS   Buy while you can. Probably the last week for Aussie asparagus.

BEANS & PEAS  Snow peas very scarce.

TOMATOES   Supply a bit tight. Round tomatoes the pick.

POTATOES  Cocktail potatoes excellent value. Purple Congo potatoes in season.

JERUSALEM ARTICHOKES & HORSERADISH In season.

FLOWERS  Beautiful blooms for Mothers Day- Crissy’s, tulips, roses, natives and lilies.