12 Fruits You Can Look Forward to This Spring
2024/02/23

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While you can find most types of fruit at the supermarket all year long, many of them were shipped thousands of miles to get to you. Truthfully, certain fruits are most delicious when they're in season and available in your own area, rather than sent from across the country or even the world. And nothing welcomes the annual growing season quite like the sweetness of spring fruits.

Of course, we love classic such as pears and oranges, but our palates yearn for new flavors come March. By the , we're ready for fresh strawberries, blueberries, and mangoes. And as the season progresses, your choices for what fruits you can buy fresh expand.

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If a certain type of fruit can be grown locally, farmers' markets and orchards are a great place to get the freshest springtime fruit. You can even pick your own and make an activity out of it with the whole family!

Spring fruits and are both great for snacking on their own, but they can liven up any meal as an ingredient. Whether it's a colorful for lunch, a flavorful , or a special for a crowd, try adding a few of these spring fruits to your family's shopping list this season. We've also included when you can expect them, recipe recommendations, and the best ways to slice, dice, and chop them in the kitchen.

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