September in NC: What’s in Season?

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Eating seasonally has many potential benefits, including fresher produce, more affordable prices, and the option to eat produce grown closer to home. That said, if you didn’t grow up with a garden, you may not know what is in season and what isn’t. That’s okay — we’re here to help!

Check out the list below to learn about some of the delectable produce you may find at farmers’ markets or farm stands near you in NC during the month of September. Cooler weather means more cool season produce returns to our state.

A list of produce in season in NC during the month of September which includes apples, blackberries, cabbage, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplant, figs, garlic, green onions, greens, Indian corn, muscadines, mushrooms, mustard greens, pears, peppers, persimmons, pumpkins, snap beans, sweet potatoes, yellow squash, tomatoes, and zucchini

To learn more about farmers markets and farms in the Alamance County area, visit our Alamance County Local Foods Website.

The NC Department of Agriculture has provided a more exhaustive NC seasonality chart.

If you have questions about how to use or preserve the produce that’s currently in season, feel free to give our office a call at (336) 570-6740 or email Elisa Phillips at