fruit vegetables in season in april

Fruit and Vegetables in Season in April

Aah, April!  We’re finally out of winter and have a full month of spring ahead of us – yippee!  British seasonal fruit and vegetables are still a bit thin on the ground this month, but there are still a few old favourite fruit and vegetables in season in April to keep us going through the month.  And there’s the addition of some spring delights – radishes, cucumbers, spring onions and even some herbs this month to cheer up our plates!  And, finally this forager’s favourite – wild nettles!  I’m planning on getting busy with the nettles this month – hopefully I’ll be able to share my nettle makes with you this month.

If you’ve not tried nettle before, it’s similar in taste to spinach, and once you boil it there’s no danger of stinging – I promise!!  Give it a go this month – maybe start with this wild nettle pesto recipe?  And let me know how you get on!

As before, I’ve included all of the information below in an free printable, without images, to make life easier for you when you’re out shopping for seasonal produce, or meal planning.  Grab the free fruit and vegetables in season in April printable here!

Fruit in Season in April

Rhubarb

fruit vegetables in season in april

Vegetables in Season in April

Asparagus

Broccoli

Cabbage (Spring Green)

Cauliflower

Cucumber

Kale

Lettuce

Potatoes (Jersey Royal New Potatoes)

Purple Sprouting Broccoli

Radishes

Rocket

Samphire

Spring Onions

Watercress

Wild Nettles

 

Herbs in Season in April

Basil

Chives

Dill

Sorrel

 

Enjoy your month – eat well and eat seasonally!  And don’t forget to download your printable!

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