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Nutrition: Seasonal Eating

Seasonal Eating

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Seasonal food from your local environment is freshertastier and more nutritious. Fruit & vegetables allowed to ripen on the plant before harvesting have developed a greater nutritional value. Not only does it support our health it supports local growers and farmers helping to create a thriving community & local economy.

Year round availability of foods in the supermarkets means we have lost touch  of how, as part of nature, our bodies work best when they harmonise with the food of the seasonal rhythms.

Below are the seasonal foods of  Britain...

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Spring

Meat:Beef, Chicken, Spring Lamb

Vegetables: Asparagus, Carrots, Cauliflowers, Celeriac, Cucumbers, Curly Kale

Purple Sprouting Broccoli, Savoy Cabbage, Spinach , Spring Greens

Spring Onion, Watercress 

Fruit: Gooseberries & Rhubarb

Fish: Haddock , Mackerel, Monkfish, Sea Bass, Sea Salmon

Trout & Turbot 


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Summer

Meat: Beef, Chicken, Lamb, Venison, Pork

Vegetables: Beetroot, Broad Beans, Carrots, Cauliflowers, Courgettes, Cucumber, 

Fennel, Fresh Peas, Garlic, Green Beans, Lettuce & Salad Leaves, New potatoes, Radishes, Runner Beans, Sage, Salad Onions, Squash, Tomatoes, Watercress

Fruit: Blueberries, Blackcurrants, Elderflower berries, Loganberries, Plums, Raspberries, Strawberries

Fish: Pilchards, Wild Salmon, Crab


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Autumn

Meat: Chicken, Venison, Grouse

Vegetables:Field Mushrooms, Lettuce, Marrow, Potatoes, Pumpkin, 

Rocket, Squashes, Sweetcorn, Watercress

Fruit: Apples, Blackberries, Damsons, Elderberries, Pears, Plums 

Fish: Dover Sole, Flounders, Skate, Skate, Brill, Dabs


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Winter

Meat: Chicken, Turkey, Venison, Goose, Partridge, Pheasant, Wild Duck

Vegetables: Bay Leaves, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, 

Celeriac Curly Kale, Fennel, Leeks, Parsnips, Potatoes, Red Cabbage, Swede, Turnips

Fruit: Apples, Pears, Quince

Fish: Grey Mullet,