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May: in season this month


asparagus, basil, broad beans, brocoli (purple-sprouting), carrots, mushrooms, rocket, samphire, sorrel, spinach, swiss chard

Meat and Fish

Brown Crab*, Brown Trout*, Catfish*, Coley*, Cuttlefish*, Dab*, Flounder*, Grey Mullet*, Haddock, Herring*, John Dorey*, Lemon Sole*, Lobster*, Lemon Sole*, Mackerel*, Megrim*, Plaice, Pollack*, Prawns (cold-water)*, Red Mullet*, Scampi (Langoustine)*, Skate*, Squid*, Trout (Rainbow, wild)*, Turbot*, Welks*, Whiting*, Witch*


* species in plentiful supply (information based on the Good Fish Guide by the Marine Conservation Society).


This seasonal list is drawn from various sources. Please let us know if your experience of local availability differs from this.

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Buy local – eat fresher food

Food that is transported long distances may be weeks old. Fruit and vegetables are treated with chemicals and stored in artificially controlled conditions to stop them going rotten. More >>>