The U.K is finally rolling in the summer – can you feel it? Summer is the season for numerous sporting events and fun-tastic festivals; and the seasonal food is just as exciting. There are many benefits of seasonal eating for you and the planet. As you start creating delicious Summer recipes, take advantage of June’s dazzling array of produce. This month boasts gorgeous British tomatoes ripening on the vine, tender broad beans and peas, and versatile vegetables like radish and courgette. From fragrant elderflower, to juicy gooseberries, raspberries and strawberries; you can make some delicious sweet treats and drinks too.

It doesn’t stop there though. Here, we’ve listed other fruit, vegetables and herbs in season during June in the UK…

seasonal eating by month

  • Apricots
  • Banana
  • Blueberries
  • Cherries
  • Gooseberries
  • Pomegranate
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries


  • Artichoke
  • Aubergine
  • Broad Beans
  • Cabbage
  • Carrot
  • Courgette
  • Fennel
  • French Beans
  • Lambs Lettuce & Salad leaves
  • Pak Choi
  • Peas
  • Radish
  • Runner Beans
  • Samphire
  • Spinach
  • Spring Onions
  • Tomatoes
  • Watercress


  • Basil
  • Chervil
  • Chives
  • Coriander
  • Elderflower
  • Mint
  • Parsley
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Thyme

Now knowing all the seasonal fruits, vegetables and herbs for June, what do you plan on cooking? We can think of a few things, like this Simple Summer Salad with lots of leafy greens, radish, cucumber and red cabbage. Remember Father’s Day is this month too, so perhaps you can cook up a lovely treat with all the berries? Let us know what you get up to by tagging us on social media. If you found this article useful, don’t forget to share it with your friends. 


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