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In Season Now

Keep your eye out for these new and seasonal items at CUESA’s Ferry Plaza Farmers Market or Jack London Square Farmers Market this week. See below for a more complete list of what’s in season this month.


This Month's Seasonal Synopsis

Make your farmers market shopping list! Here’s what’s in season this May:

Returning, plentiful, and at their peak (weather willing):

Blueberries, lettuces, spring onions, hot-house tomatoes and cucumbers, summer squash, rhubarb, cherries, squash blossoms, , apricots, raspberries, heirloom roses, English, Sugar Snap, and Snow peas, edible flowers, strawberries, baby root vegetables, celery, fresh herbs, fava beans, fennel, artichokes, rapini, pastured eggs, cardoons, goat cheese, poppies, cucumbers, new potatoes, elephant garlic

Winding down or only available in limited supply:

Asparagus, potatoes, citrus, nettles, green garlic

Farmer and vendor items not to be missed:

Fresh goat cheese at Bodega & Yerba Santa Goat Cheese, blueberry jam at Triple Delight Blueberries, pork chops at Root Down Farm

Featured recipes:

Snap Pea Soup with Mint and Lemon
Kimberley Hasselbrink, The Year in Food

Spring Soba Salad with Creamy Sesame Dressing and Seasonal Vegetables
Shaun King, PABU Izakaya

Seared Sausage and Rhubarb with Swiss Chard
Melissa Clark, Dinner: Changing the Game

Blueberry Cornbread
Adapted from Sunset Magazine by Kimberley Hasselbrink, The Year in Food

For more seasonally inspired recipes, see our recipe archive.


CUESA (Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture) is dedicated to cultivating a sustainable food system through the operation of farmers markets and educational programs. Learn More »