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#1 Mon 05 Feb 07 4:18pm

amandawj

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seasonal availability chart for fruit and veg?

I have just spent half an hour on the internet trying to find a seasonal availability chart for fruit and veg in the U.K.  Can anyone point me in the right direction?  Cheers!

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#2 Tue 06 Feb 07 12:01am

Cindy

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Re: seasonal availability chart for fruit and veg?

Do you need a chart for a specific purpose?

Basically  seasonal fruit and veg are the ones that are in abundance in the farmers markets and are relatively cheap.

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#3 Tue 06 Feb 07 12:25am

Tanya

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Re: seasonal availability chart for fruit and veg?

Check the link to the BBCFood site.  Might be helpful.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/in_season/january.shtml

Also found this link.

http://www.wfu.org.uk/seasonalveg.htm

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#4 Tue 06 Feb 07 10:46am

amandawj

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Re: seasonal availability chart for fruit and veg?

thanks heaps for the replies, the links are great, I have just arrived from the southern hemisphere, so things are all a bit back to front for me, it's great to have a reference chart.

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#5 Tue 06 Feb 07 1:43pm

Anna

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Re: seasonal availability chart for fruit and veg?

The River Cottage website also has a chart with links to recipes for relevant ingredients.  http://www.rivercottage.net/WhatsGoodNow/Default.aspx

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#6 Tue 06 Feb 07 3:49pm

Pete

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Re: seasonal availability chart for fruit and veg?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Seasonal-Food-G … mp;s=books

this is the best book i've found on the subject.. it is UK centered though

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#7 Thu 08 Feb 07 7:20am

The White Rabbit

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Re: seasonal availability chart for fruit and veg?

For the poor over-looked southern hemisphere (well, Australia at least) http://www.sydneymarkets.com.au/f-seasonal.php

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#8 Thu 08 Feb 07 7:55am

Cindy

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Re: seasonal availability chart for fruit and veg?

TWR I saw Helen, who did the market tour for you, today She was glad to hear you enjoyed it when you were here.

EDIT: having spelling difficulties today roll

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#9 Thu 08 Feb 07 10:33am

The White Rabbit

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From Sydney, Australia
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Re: seasonal availability chart for fruit and veg?

We had a great time. I hope we can come back this year or next. I want to drive from Melbourne and do the whole great ocean road then the western parts of vic. I want to stay in the barossa or similar area next time so we can just do one or two wineries in a day.

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