In Season

Cabbage

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Cabbage

Cabbage- the leaves of red cabbages are smooth and tightly fitted into the head, while some green cabbages have loose, darker outer leaves that can vary from smooth to curly. Red cabbages are round; green varieties and can be round or elongated. Cabbage can be used in many dishes, such as salads, soups and casseroles, […]

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Watermelon

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Watermelon

FACTS: Watermelons are juicy and refreshing fruit. They have an extremely high water content, which gives the flesh a juicy and thirst-crunching texture while still also subtly crunchy. The flesh can be sliced, cubed or scooped into balls. Watermelons can make a wonderful addition to a fruit salad.

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Eggplant

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Eggplant

FACTS: Eggplant is actually a fruit. It is low in fat protein and carbohydrates. It can be used as a meat substitute in vegan and vegetarian cuisine dishes. Eggplant can be prepared by baking it, fried, grilled, roasted or sautéed. The flesh discolors quickly, cut just before using. When cutting or chopping it, use a […]

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Sweet Potatoes and Yams

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Sweet Potatoes and Yams

FACTS: Sweet potatoes have a creamy texture and a sweet-spicy flavour that makes them ideal for savoury dishes. There are two types, one with bright orange flesh, and the other with pale cream flesh. Sweet potatoes have traditionally been baked, roasted or mashed, but they can also be added to risotto, pasta or curry. Sweet […]

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Maple Syrup

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Maple Syrup

Maple Syrup- the real maple variety is tapped from our Native Sugar Maples, and boiled down into syrup. The Maple Syrup is a golden liquid color of a golden orange. The darker syrups have a stronger maple flavor and can add a sweet taste to French toast, Pancakes, Waffles and can be used even in […]

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Swiss Chard

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Swiss Chard

SWISS CHARD – A leafy green vegetable often used in Mediterranean cooking. The leafy blade can be green or reddish in color; the leaf stalks vary in color usually red, white, yellow and orange. Chard has highly nutritious leaves and is considered to be one of the healthiest vegetables available, which makes it one of […]

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Apples & Fruit Trees

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Apples & Fruit Trees

Dwarf Fruit Trees – Apples, Pears and Sour Cherries. Varieties include Honeycrisp, Ambrosia, Mutsu (Crispin) and Imperial Gala Apples, Clapp’s Favourite Pear and Montmorency Sour Cherry.

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Squash

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Squash

FACTS – Winter Squashes have a hard, thick skin and seeds. The flesh is firmer and requires longer cooking time. They can be prepared by baking, steaming or simmering, but first remove the seeds. Varieties available are Butternut, Pepper/Acorn and Turban Red Squash. They are a breeze to cook with and lend their creamy sweetness […]

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Mixed Gourds

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Mixed Gourds

FACTS – Gourds can come in all weird looking and oddly shaped forms of green, yellow, orange & brown. Some may even have some ugly warts on them. Some people purchase them in the fall and arrange them into a bowl as an autumn center piece or even used in a fall display. A basic […]

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Pumpkins

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Pumpkins

FACTS – Pumpkins are usually orange, but can sometimes be yellow, white, green or even red. They have a thick shell which contains pulp and seeds. Pumpkins can be prepared by baking, roasting, steaming or boiling. Pumpkin soup and roasted pumpkin seeds are very popular dishes. They can also be used in pies which make […]

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