The leaves are changing, the air is crisp and pumpkin everything is filling the shelves faster than you can say “apple cobbler.” It’s officially fall. Nothing beats this season for its fragrant, spicy smells and abundance of seasonal squash and apple offerings. We can’t get enough of it! Which is why we’ve put together a handy guide that can fuel your autumnal cooking arsenal with inspiration and your belly with seasonal goodness. Your taste buds are going to fall in love with fall!

First though, it all starts with learning foods to harvest yourself or choose from during this time of year. Because there’s nothing more delicious than foods when their in season, especially fall foods which need to be just ripe before using and enjoying. Here are some foods to stock up on while they’re in season:

  • Apples
  • Belgian Endive
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cranberries
  • Date Plums
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Guava
  • Figs (early fall, late summer)
  • Key Lime
  • Muscadine Grapes
  • Passionfruit
  • Pears
  • Persimmons
  • Pineapple
  • Pumpkin
  • Radicchio
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Swiss Chard
  • Turnips
  • Winter Squash