• Spinach

    Profile: Spinach is produced mainly in the spring and fall when temperatures are cooler and the hours of daylight are shorter. About: Spinach is rich in iron and contains vitamins A and C. Enjoy spinach in salads, burgers, pasta dishes, pizza, omelettes, quiches and more! Did you know?

  • Salad greens

    Profile: Salad greens are a colourful and delicious mix of baby, leafy greens. Salad greens can include lettuce, kale, mustard greens, spinach and arugula—just to name a few. About: Red and dark green leafy greens are generally higher in antioxidants, Vitamin B6, and other nutrients than lighter colored greens. Did you know?

  • Rhubarb 

    “Citrusy and sweet!” B.C.’s rhubarb season starts early in the year. Rhubarb roots remain in the ground over winter and are ready to sprout as soon as the soil is warmed in the spring. About: Rhubarb is high in vitamin K, vitamin C and calcium. Rhubarb is commonly enjoyed in pies, crumbles, muffins, and jams.…

  • Radish

    “Crunchy and Zesty!” Radishes are a flowering plant in the mustard family, and they are one of the few vegetables that can survive temperatures slightly below frost. About: Radishes are a great source of Vitamin C, antioxidants, calcium, and potassium. Most Common Varieties: Did you know?

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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?

  • 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,…

  • Fennel

    “Flavor’s Finest Companion!” Fennel is a flowering plant in the carrot family, producing both bulbs and seeds. About: Fennel is often used in Italian cooking. It can be boiled, braised, sauteed, grilled, roasted, steamed, or eaten raw. Most Common Varieties: Did you know?

  • 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?