Current Seasonality: Week of October 13, 2014

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Thanks to William Walker and the folks from Jersey Fresh for this weekly update.

APPLES Gala, McIntosh, Courtland, Honeycrisp, Early Fuji, Ginger Gold, Red & Golden Delicious, Empire, Jonagold, MacCoun, & Rome harvested & in storage. Stayman/Winesap winding down. Braeburn, Fuji, & Granny Smith harvesting.
Arugula Harvesting a light to fair volume of good quality product.
Baby Spinach & Arugula Harvesting a fair to good volume of good quality products.
BASIL Harvesting a light to decreasing volume of good quality product. Cool nights slowing production.
Beets Harvesting very good quality in fair to good volume.
Cabbage Harvesting a good volume of very good quality products.
CILANTRO Harvesting a fair volume of good quality product.
Collards Harvesting very good quality in good quantity.
CRANBERRIES Harvesting excellent quality fruit. Cool nights would help with color development.
CUCUMBERS Light volume of excellent quality Cukes & Pickles harvesting.
Dandelions Very good quality San Pasquale variety harvesting in fair volume.
Dill Harvesting excellent quality in fair to light & decreasing quantity.
EGGPLANT Harvesting excellent quality in light to decreasing volume.
ESCAROLE & eNDIVE Harvesting very good quality products in fair to good volume with the return of cooler Fall weather.
KALE Excellent quality harvesting in good volume.
Leeks Excellent quality harvesting in fair volume.
LETTUCES Growers harvesting excellent quality Boston, Romaine, Green & Red Leaf all in light to fair & increasing volume. Heavy rains shortly after planting caused many to re-plant. Delayed volume expected to start as soon as this weekend.
MINT Very good quality harvesting in light to decreasing quantity as cool nights are slowing production.
PARSLEY Very good quality product harvesting in light to increasing volume.
PEPPERS Harvesting many varieties in excellent quality and fair to decreasing volume.
RADISHES Harvesting good quality product in fair volume.
Spinach Very good quality harvesting in light to fair & increasing volume.
SQUASH Harvesting a fair volume of green & butternut squash. Light volume of yellow & acorn squash. All in very good quality.
Sweet Corn A light to decreasing volume of good quality corn harvesting. Quality varies now as seasonal insect pressures mount.
SWEET POTATOES Harvesting & curing excellent quality product in good volume.
SWISS CHARD Harvesting a fair to good quantity of very good quality product.
TOMATOES Harvesting excellent quality tomatoes in light to decreasing volume.
Turnips Harvesting a fair to good quantity of very good quality product.
WHITE POTATOES Harvesting excellent quality mainly round white varieties, with some Redskin, Yukon Gold, & Russet varieties. Source your NJ white potatoes in “Jersey Fresh” bags.