April: Pick Now!

april artichoke

april artichoke

My mouth waters every time I get a glimpse of this April edition of the Pick Now! calendar. Fava beans, artichokes, tarragon, asparagus and peas…this is the time when spring flavors shine. It can feel like spring gets over shadowed by its flashier cousin, summer.

Be sure to click through to the full page pdf of the calendar, you can print it out and find out some fun facts about the showstoppers of the month. Embrace these April treats while they are here, turnaround and they’ll be gone like a teen packing for college.

Click above to see an interactive version of the map, with links to recipes for what’s in season. And the link below will give you a pretty printable version, you can put it up as a reference on the fridge or take it with you to the grocery store or farmers market.

Click to Download a Printable PDF of the Calendar

As always, throughout the month, I’ll be here sharing recipes and tips that show off the best of the April’s produce and flowers in fresh and tasty ways.

  • Anemone
  • Blossoming branches
  • Boronia
  • Casa Blanca Lily
  • Clivia
  • Daffodils
  • Delphinium
  • Hyacinth
  • Lilacs
  • Narcissus
  • Peonies
  • Ranunculus
  • Roses
  • Star Gazer Lily
  • Sweet Pea
  • Tulips
  • Viburnum
  • Wisteria