Ever tried to buy apples at a local Alabama produce market in April, only to find they’re not available? That’s because although apples can be found in grocery stores year round, they’re truly in season in the fall, between late July and October.

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We’ve created an in-season produce calendar for Alabama so you can easily see when it’s the right time to find the freshest cantaloupe or watermelon, or if you’ve missed citrus season. Feel free to share this seasonal calendar on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, or contact us for permission to reuse or reprint a full-size version.

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Alabama seasonal produce calendar