What's In Season: February

February 08, 2018
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Pecans
February is the month for pecans, grouper and quail in Alabama. Photo by Deryn Macey.

February is the month for pecans, grouper and quail in Alabama. The in-season edibles are scarce during the winter, so pop open your jars of canned produce from seasons past or bags of frozen fruits and veggies to bulk up meals. Look for these at your local farmers market, fish monger or U-Pick.

Vegetables

Greens (collard, turnip)
Herbs
Pecans
Potatoes (sweet)

 

Seafood

Oysters
Black drum
Grouper

 

Game

Bobwhite quail
Deer 
Rabbit
Snipe
Squirrel

 


Note: Hunting seasons and bag limits vary by county; consult the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for specific information about permits and laws in your region. Some hunting seasons, such as feral hog, are open year-round. 

Other sources: Alabama Farmers Market Authority and Alabama Gulf Seafood

Article from Edible Lower Alabama at http://edibleloweralabama.ediblecommunities.com/shop/february-in-season
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