Current Seasonality: Week of October 27, 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, & Stayman/Winesap harvested & in storage. Braeburn, Fuji, & Granny Smith finishing up. Cider is available until Christmas in wholesale volume.
Arugula Harvesting a fair volume of good quality product. Frost will hurt.
Baby Spinach & Arugula Harvesting a light to decreasing volume of good quality products. Finishing up soon due to frost.
Beets Harvesting very good quality in fair to good volume. Tops will be hurt by frost first. Available thru Thanksgiving.
Cabbage Harvesting a good volume of very good quality products. Can tolerate some frost. Available thru Thanksgiving.
CILANTRO Harvesting a fair volume of good quality product. Frost will hurt.
Collards/KALE Harvesting very good quality in fair to decreasing quantity. Can tolerate some frost. Available thru Thanksgiving.
CRANBERRIES Harvesting excellent quality fruit in good volume.
CUCUMBERS Finishing up.
Dandelions Very good quality San Pasquale variety harvesting in fair to decreasing volume.
Dill Harvesting excellent quality in light to decreasing quantity. Frost will hurt first.
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. Can tolerate a bit of frost.
Leeks Excellent quality harvesting in fair volume.
LETTUCES Growers harvesting excellent quality Boston, Romaine, Green & Red Leaf all in fair to decreasing volume. Leaf lettuces may be hurt by frost this weekend though heartier Romaine may survive a few more weeks.
MINT Finishing up.
PARSLEY Very good quality product harvesting in fair to decreasing volume.
PEPPERS Harvesting many varieties in excellent quality and light to decreasing volume.
RADISHES Harvesting good quality product in fair volume.
Spinach Very good quality harvesting in fair to decreasing volume. Can take a little frost.
SQUASH Fair to decreasing volume of good quality hard squashes like acorn and butternut harvested, curing, and in storage through Thanksgiving. Very light volume of green & spaghetti squash. Yellow done. All in very good quality.
Sweet Corn Finishing up.
SWEET POTATOES Harvesting & curing excellent quality product in good volume.
SWISS CHARD Harvesting a fair to decreasing quantity of very good quality product.
TOMATOES Finishing up.
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.