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Nikki Keltner
Program Coordinator - Stephenson County
University of Illinois Extension
Highland Community College, Bldg R
2998 W Pearl City Rd
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-235-4125
FAX: 815-232-9006

Stephenson Local Foods Initiative

Stephenson Local Foods Initiative

What Local Foods are in Season?

University of Illinois Extension -- Stephenson County

Local Foods Season to Season

Early Season – May to June

Asparagus Herbs Lettuce Rhubarb

Onions Peas Strawberries Spinach

Radishes Greens Cherries

Midseason – July to August

Beans Herbs Leeks Lettuce

Onions Peas Radishes Spinach

Corn Blueberries Raspberries Cabbage

Melons Zucchini Carrots Potatoes

Broccoli Cauliflower Tomatoes Swiss Chard

Cucumbers Beets Kohlrabi Peppers

Summer Squash Sweet Potatoes Turnips

Late Season – September to October

Apples Melons Parsnips Grapes

Carrots Rutabagas Pumpkins Squash

Tomatoes Potatoes Brussels Sprouts