• Pork   

    Profile: In B.C., all hogs are raised on family farms, with 80% of commercial hogs located in the Fraser Valley and the rest being on Vancouver Island, the Kootenay and in the Peace River area. About: Pork is a great source of protein and vitamins. Pork is often served as pork chops, roasts, meatballs, hamburgers,…

  • Parsnip 

    Profile: The Fraser Valley has the perfect climate for producing high quality parsnips. Parsnips are planted in the early spring and require a long, cool growing season. About: Parsnips are a root vegetable similar to carrots, but with a lighter colour. They are low in calories and high in nutrients and fiber which promotes healthy digestion.…

  • Onions, red & yellow

    Profile: Onions, shallots and garlic are all part of the Allium family and are a flavourful boost to many recipes. About: Red and yellow onions are similar in flavour when cooked, but red onions are slightly milder when served raw. Red onions are often used raw in salads, sandwiches, and salsas. Yellow onions are a…

  • Leeks

    “Natures Elegant Flavour Burst!” Leeks are a member of the Allium family closely related to garlic and onions. About: Leeks are a vegetable related to onions that have a sweet and garlicky flavour. They look like a giant green onion but have a much milder, somewhat sweet flavor and a creamier texture when cooked. Leeks…

  • Lamb  

    Profile: There are 54,000 sheep and lambs raised in B.C., with the highest percent on Vancouver Island. About: Lamb is a great source of protein with lamb chops, ribs, or rack of lamb all being popular cuts of meat. Did you know?

  • Kiwi 

    “Sweet and Tart Sensation” B.C. grows over 6.5 million kiwis each year. They are commercially grown in Abbotsford and Vancouver Island. About: Kiwi can be enjoyed in smoothies, jams, syrups, and jellies, and are loaded with vitamins, fibre, and antioxidants! Most Common Varieties: Did you know?

  • Goat 

    Have you ever seen a goat on a roof? Goats are popular in many hobby farms across the province. Around 80% of the goats raised in B.C. are for milk production, based out of the Lower Mainland, Thompson Okanagan, and Vancouver Island. About: Goat meat is a lean, high-quality protein providing several important nutrients, including riboflavin, iron,…

  • Endives  

    Profile: Endives belong to the chicory vegetable family. They have a crisp texture with a slightly bitter taste. About: Endives are a great source of folate, potassium, and calcium and are often enjoyed in mixed greens salad. Did you know?

  • Duck  

    Profile: Ducks are raised in B.C. for both their meat and eggs. Ducks are produced in small numbers in the Fraser Valley and on hobby farms as backyard poultry birds. About: Duck is a great source of protein, vitamins, minerals, and omega-3 fatty acids. Enjoy smoked duck breast, duck confit, or in Asian-inspired dishes like…

  • Dairy products 

    Profile: Many B.C. dairy farms are family owned and operated. Dairy farms can be found in 7 different agriculture regions in province, with the greatest amount in the Fraser Valley. About: Dairy products include nutrients such as calcium, vitamin D, and protein which help keep the body functioning properly. Most Common Varieties: Did you know?