Palmetto Pick of The Month
Palmetto Pick of the Month highlights a crop in season each month. This resource can be used when creating classroom taste tests or as a guide for food service buyers.
Greens are composed of 3,700 species including kale, cabbage, turnips, and the SC state vegetable, collards!
Sweet potatoes grow in all types of soil and can be found throughout the state of South Carolina.
There are over 600 varieties of strawberry plants, like the June-bearer which is the most popular.
Blueberries are a sweet blue-black edible fruit that offer many nutritional benefits.
Tomatoes are fruits, related to the berry family. It is one of America’s favorite types of produce and grows well in SC.
Peaches are a stone fruit, known for their fuzzy skin. In fact, South Carolina is the second largest peach producing state.
Squash grows well in warmer weather, making it an ideal crop during the summer in South Carolina.