WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
Grapes (Green): Green grape availability is expected to decrease as we move toward transition.
Melon (Cantaloupe): Due to recent storms in Maricopa County, expect harvest delays and or quality issues.
Onions: Rain and cold temperatures curtailed harvests this past weekend. Weather to improve late week.
Potatoes: Cold weather and rain curtailing harvests
Stone Fruit: Nectarines are done, peaches are limited and plums are steady.
TRANSITIONS AND TEMPERATURES
Berries (Strawberries): Oxnard is beginning to produce better numbers and should continue to do so in the upcoming weeks
Grapes (Red): We anticipate import fruit to start by mid to late November.
Grapes (Green): We anticipate import grape to start coming in by mid to late November.
Stone Fruit: Import stone fruit will start in December.
Melon (Cantaloupe): There will be some overlap as there will be three growing regions going this month. California finishing up, the desert just starting, and Mexico to follow.
Potatoes (Colored): North Dakota has started with reds; yellow starting next week. Minnesota and Michigan winding down.