Tag: National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month

Spring Celebration: Fresh Fruits and Veggies all month long!

What’s in season in June? I live in the Valley of the Sun, one of the hottest places on the earth in the summer. We are blessed with moderate climates and long growing seasons, yet, when the hottest months of July and August hit, nothing grows. If there are plants in the garden I make sure they are zoned for the hardiest conditions and that they are watered well.

In June there is the harvest from May.

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June Food Observances

veggies_03June is upon us and with it all the bounty of summer! There are plenty of food observances this month, but the one that tops my list is Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month. Celebrate the summer harvest all month long by buying and preparing fresh foods like blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, tomatoes, corn, cucumbers, peas, onions, squash, and zucchini. Check our recipe page for some great ideas on what to cook with these foods. Many monthly celebrations aren’t so vegan-friendly. But it is also National Papaya month and National Iced Tea month. read more

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Books by Chef Johnna

  • Delectable Vegan Soups -------------------------------------------------------
  • Things Vegans Fry: Crunchy Comfort Food for Vegans

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