Food Ideas For August

Scroll down for ideas for eating, growing, cooking and learning in August.

First, enjoy this video of the August Book "Courgette Wants To Be Big"

August Eating

What's in season this month?

Grow your own, or buy local this month:

Artichoke (globe)

Aubergine

Beetroot

Blackberries

Blueberries (and wild bilberries)

Broad beans

Broccoli

Cabbage

Carrots

Cauliflower

Celery

Chard

Cherries

Courgettes

Cucumber

Fennel

French beans

Garlic

Kohlrabi

Lettuce

Mangetout 

Marrows

Mushrooms (cultivated)

Grow your own, or buy local (continued):

Onions

Pak Choi

Peas 

Peppers

Plums

Potatoes

Radishes

Raspberries

Redcurrants

Rocket

Runner beans

Salad leaves

Shallots

Sorrel

Spinach

Spring Onions

Strawberries

Summer squashes

Sweetcorn

Tomatoes

Turnips (new baby)

Watercress

These can grow here, but most of the ones you will find in shops are imported:

Apricots

Artichoke (globe)

Fennel 

Figs

Melon

Nectarines

Okra

Pak choi

Peppers

Peaches

These have to be imported :

Bananas

Pineapple

Plantain

Pomegranate

Watermelon

August Growing

Jobs in the garden this month, things for children to grow and do.

August Cooking

Things to cook with children this month.

August Learning

Things to read, learn and have fun with this month.

Buy the book of the month - click the book image below

Want to take this to the next level?

The Little Foodies Club was designed to spread the seasonal fun throughout the year, straight to your letterbox or classroom.

 We have two versions - one for families, sent through the post to the child each month, and one for group settings with resources to use for a whole class.