Food Ideas For May

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

First, enjoy this video of the May Book "Lettuce And The Butterfly"

May Eating

What's in season this month?

Grow your own, or buy local this month:

Asparagus

Broad beans

Carrots (short stump baby varieties)

Elderflower

Horseradish

New potatoes

Lettuce and other early salad leaves

Mushrooms (cultivated)

Peas

Purple Sprouting Broccoli (last few)

Radishes

Rocket

Spinach

Spring onions

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

Pak Choi

These have to be imported :

Bananas

Grapefruit

Pineapple

Plantain

Watermelon

May Growing

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

May Cooking

Things to cook with children this month.

May 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.