Local stone fruits – Still in season

4th March, 2019

West Australian nectarines, plums and peaches are all in season and are in great flavour condition.

Recent picking from the South West and Perth Hills are landing in stores and will continue to do so for several weeks yet. You can even head directly to the growers to get your hands on some of your favourite varieties. Farmers Markets and Farm Gate sales are on the rise, here is a list of some of the locations you can buy direct from local growers.

Looking for some extra antioxidants in your day, the ever-popular Queen Garnet plum is in season and delivers more antioxidants then blueberries. Eating just two Queen Garnet plums a day can deliver your daily antioxidant requirements.

The quality of the stone fruit varieties currently in store is exceptional, pair this with the low prices and it is a great time of year to look into preserving the fruits to savour their wonderful flavours all year round. The WA Stone fruit season runs from November through to early May with many varieties passing in and out of the shops over this time. Make the most of local in season fruits while they are in abundance. One way you can keep most up to date with what is happening in the WA Stone fruit season is to follow WA Stonefruit on Facebook and Instagram, @WeLoveWAStonefruit and @WAStonefruit. Don’t forget to support you local producers.

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