The Seasonal Plate | What to eat in December

NEW: This seasonal eating guide for the month of December has been updated to include links to information and recipes for each vegetable, fruit, nut, meat, poultry, and seafood listed. Need a little inspiration for that farmers' market haul? Just follow each link!

Eating in season saves money, provides optimal nutrition, and supports local farmers. In North America, find many of the vegetables, fruits, nuts, meat, poultry, and seafood, below, in season, and in markets, for the month of December.

Fruit and Nuts
chestnuts + cranberries + kiwi fruit + oranges + pecanspersimmon + pomegranate + tamarillo + tangerines

Meat & Poultry
clams + crab + mussels + oystersscallops

And a couple of great links, with maps, charts, and interactive resources, to keep yourself, and those you love, eating well:


  1. This is super smart and helpful for people who don't know exactly what is in season. Bravo!

    1. Thank you, Chey! They will be a regular monthly feature on the blog, too. Hope to see you back here next Tuesday!


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