Want to know which fruit and vegetables are in season in October in the UK? You’ve come to the right place!
October may be synonymous with pumpkins and all things Halloween. But, for me, the most exciting thing about October is the absolute abundance of seasonal fruits and vegetables available this month.
October sees sweetcorn and Cox apples at their very best. This is good news for me as I absolutely adore corn, fresh on the cob. But October isn’t just about sweet corn and apples. There are still lots of other fresh fruit and vegetables in season in October here in the UK. Here is the complete guide to what’s in season this month.
As well as this online guide, I’ve also put together a free printer-friendly guide to fruit and vegetables in season in October. You can print this off and pop it on your fridge to help you meal plan a seasonal feast. Or you can pop it in your bag and take it to the supermarket with you so you know what to look out for.
The Fruit In Season In October
There isn’t too much fruit in season right now, but what is in season is at its very best:
- Cox Apples
- Crab Apples
- Elderberries (try this delicious spiced elderberry syrup)
What Vegetables To Eat Now
There is an abundance of vegetables in season in October, so take your pick of this tasty bunch:
- Brussels Sprouts
- Butternut squash (try roasting your butternut squash seeds to make a tasty snack too!)
- Cabbage – White, Savoy, Spring Green & Red
- Carrots (Bought too many? Here’s how to keep carrots crunchy for longer)
- Lettuce (here’s how to store lettuce to help keep it fresher for longer)
- Runner Beans
- Wild Mushrooms (here’s how to dry mushrooms if you have too many!)
What Herbs & Nuts to Eat Now
Don’t forget about the herbs and nuts to liven up your meals!
- Curly Parsley
What’s on your menu this month? I’m going to try and eat as much corn on the cob as is humanly possible! Slathered in butter of course! And don’t forget to get my free printer-friendly guide to this post to help keep you right when you’re doing your shopping!