The ultimate June produce shopping list.  

By Corey Williams
Updated: June 03, 2019

Farmers’ market season is officially upon us, and with it comes absolutely gorgeous summer produce like peachesstrawberries, and corn. But when, exactly, should you buy your favorite summer fruits and vegetables—and what should you make with them? Here’s everything you need to know about what to buy at the farmers’ market in June:

Apricots

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Prop Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine; Food Styling: Hadas Smirnoff

In season: May to July

What to make:

Strawberry-Apricot Hand Pies

Apricot-Sage Chicken with Carrots

Cashew-Apricot Bars

Blueberries

Photo: Kelsey Hansen; Prop Styling: Sarah Elizabeth Cleveland; Food Styling: Robin Bashinsky

In season: April to September

What to make:

Blueberry Lemon Monkey Bread

Thyme-Scented Blueberry Pie

Classic Blueberry Cobbler

Cantaloupe

Photo by Claudia Totir via Getty Images

In season: June to August

What to make:

Cantaloupe-Mint Agua Fresca

Cantaloupe-White Balsamic Sorbet

Cantaloupe-Basil Float

Cherries

Photo: Greg DuPree; Prop Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas; Food Styling: Torie Cox

In season: May to August

What to make:

Cherry Flag Pie

Cherry, Chicken, and Pecan Wheat Berry Salad

Fresh Cherry Relish

Corn

Caitlin Bensel

In season: June to October

What to make:

Smoky Grilled Corn

Spicy Grilled Corn Salad

Corn and Crab Pita Nachos

Peaches

Photography: Jennifer Causey; Food Styling: Chelsea Zimmer; Prop Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine

In season: May to August

What to make:

Peach-Vanilla Slab Pie

Easy Peach Cobbler

Peach and Celery Salad

Strawberries

Photo: Aaron Kirk; Prop Styling: Christina Daley; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall

In season: April to June

What to make:

Easy Strawberry Cobbler

Puff Pastry Summer Fruit Slab Pie

Strawberry Jam

Watermelon

Photo by Kelsey Hansen

In season: May to September

What to make:

Watermelon Rum Punch

Grilled Watermelon

Watermelon, Cucumber, and Feta Salad

Zucchini

Caitlin Bensel

In season: June to August

What to make:

Zucchini Stuffed with Lamb and Lentils

Zucchini Pickles

Spicy Zucchini Salad

Advertisement