February is a great time for finding local produce, it’s the time of year when the new shoots start appearing and as we get closer to Easter, you’ll start to notice more and more flowers and of course, more lambs and calves as you pass the local farms.
If you’re on the hunt for some incredible local produce this month, take a look at these items which are all in season throughout February.
In terms of vegetables, there are lots of things to look out for.
- Brussel Sprouts
Find Dorset based fruit and veg suppliers here.
As for seafood, you’ll find the following becoming more prevalent with fishmongers across the UK:
- Lemon Sole
Our fishmongers can be found here.
It isn’t just seafood and vegetables that are in abundance this month. February is a great time for game, so, if you fancy trying something different head to the region’s local butchers and farmers and see what they have on offer. You’ll likely find Partridge, venison and pheasant available, as well as a few extra options you might not have originally thought off. You can see what meat producers have to offer in Dorset here.
Why not take a look at our recipes page and see if you can create something tasty using these seasonal ingredients? If you do serve up a tasty dish full of fresh seasonal food, let us know how you get on! You can get in touch with us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.