For me, plant-based eating depends upon finding in-season produce. Sure, we live in a society where we can find bountiful fruits and vegetables year round in our supermarkets. But for optimal flavor and nutrition, we should try to eat what nature provides to us – and at the time it is provided. If you find yourself wondering what vegetables or fruit are “in season” at any given time, check out this handy chart:
(courtesy of http://mintsprig.blogspot.com)
If you want information for your specific state, you can find it at Epicurious.com.