What's In Season: November

November 06, 2017
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November marks the start of fall turkey-hunting season in Alabama. Photo by Peter Lloyd.

November is the time for collard greens, turkeys and Gulf oysters. In addition to those goodies, there are a limited amount of other vegetables, fruits and seafood coming into their peak season in Alabama this month. Look for these at your local farmers market, fish monger or U-Pick. November is also the start of fall turkey-hunting season.

Vegetables

Greens (collard, turnip)
Herbs
Pecans
Sweet potatoes
 

Fruit

Citrus
Persimmons
Rutabaga
Winter squash
 

Seafood

Oysters
Mullet
Sheepshead
White shrimp
 

Game

Bobwhite quail
Coot
Deer
Duck
Gallinule
Geese (dark and light)
Merganser
Mourning doves 
Rabbit
Rail
Snipe
Squirrel
Turkey
White-winged doves

 


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/whats-season-november
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