what's in season
Ripe and ready produce growing in the Reno-Tahoe region.
ILLUSTRATION BY ALLISON PRATER
July – August
Beets, chard, cucumbers, dill, fennel, garlic, garlic chives, green onions, leeks, mint, onions, oregano, parsley, potatoes (new), rosemary, sage, tarragon, thyme, and turnips
Basil, blackberries, bulb onions, bush and pole beans, corn (sweet), dill, eggplants, garlic chives, grapes (table), ground cherries, hearts of gold melons, lavender, marjoram, mint, oregano, peaches, pears, peppers, plums, raspberries, rosemary, sage, summer savory, summer squash, tarragon, thyme, tomatillos, tomatoes, watermelons, and zucchinis
About the artist
Allison Prater is a botanical artist from Reno. Currently, she is illustrating a full-length work of non-fiction exploring the relationship humans have with herbs and fungi. As an illustrator, she works primarily in colored pencil and watercolor. She lives on a small urban farm with her husband and son. She blogs about her adventures as a homesteader, homeschool mom, and artist at Herbologie.co.