Colorado Reader Sept. 2019: Colorado Grows World-Class Produce | Page 7

COLORADO Colorado Produce Calendar PRODUCE CALENDAR Find your seasonal Colorado-grown fruits and vegetables. FIND YOUR SEASONAL COLORADO-GROWN FRUITS & VEGGIES MAY A AY JUNE JULY AUG SEPT OCT NOV apples (storage to March 1) apricots arugula, collards, kale, lettuce (leaf, head, salad mix), mustard, turnips asparagus beets bell peppers broccoli, cauliflower cabbage cantaloupe carrots c arrots (storage to April) celery Short-Answer Questions Answer the questions below by using the Colorado Produce Calendar. 1. Name three vegetables that are in season in July. _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ 2. True/False: Chile peppers are in season at the same time as asparagus. _____________________ chard cherries chile peppers cucumbers, tomatoes (all year) eggplant green beans 3. Are peaches in season April-June or July-September? _____________________ 4. When are potatoes available? herbs (all year) honeydew onions (to March 15, storage included) peaches pears plums potatoes (all year) pumpkins raspberries 5. Name three fruits that growers harvest in September. _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ spinach strawberries summer squash sweet corn watermelon winter squash (Sept-Feb) _____________________ 6. Is there a fruit or vegetable on this produce calendar you have never tried before? What is it? _____________________ - 7