“Are tomatoes still in season?”

English Lesson: Are tomatoes still in season?

You're planning a family dinner with your brother. You have to find a salad recipe to make for everyone. You see a great recipe for tomato salad, but you aren't sure if you can find good tomatoes right now.

Are tomatoes still in season?

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(something) is in season

Each type of fruit and vegetable has a certain time of year when it becomes ripe and tastes the best. During that time, you can say that it's "in season". For example:

I think pears are in season soon.

You can also say that "It's ___ season":

It's strawberry season. We should go pick some at the farm down the road.