Several varieties of domestically grown pears are available in March, including Anjou, Bosc, and Concorde.
Idaho and Washington produce over half of the potatoes grown in the U.S. They grow year-round and store remarkably well, with major harvests happening from mid-summer through late fall.
A winter storage crop, rutabagas are available from October through March. Be sure to peel the waxed skin off before cooking.
Sweet Potatoes and Yams
Harvested in the fall, sweet potatoes store well and are generally available year-round. North Carolina produces 60% off all sweet potatoes grown in the U.S.
Winter squash is harvested in summer and fall, but stores so well that it’s generally available until at least April.