• Cherries 

    Profile: B.C.’s Okanagan, Similkameen Valleys and Creston Valley grow juicy, delicious cherries. Support B.C.’s cherry growers and buy local. About: Cherries are high in antioxidants, potassium, vitamin C, and contain melatonin, which can contribute to a better sleep. Did you know?

  • Blueberries 

    B.C. Strong!  B.C. produces over 90% of the highbush blueberries in Canada and produces over 150 million pounds of blueberries annually. About: Blueberries are considered a super fruit and have many health benefits. Consumption of blueberries may lower blood pressure, improve insulin response, and brain health. They’re high in fibre and an excellent source of…

  • Oysters 

    A National Leader:  B.C. is the leading producer of farmed oysters in Canada. In 2021, 8,000 tons of farmed oysters were harvested in B.C.—a wholesale value of $32 million!  About: Oysters are low in calories and rich in nutrients like protein, vitamins, minerals, and omega-3 fatty acids. They’re a good source of zinc, iron, and vitamin…

  • Potatoes 

    Homegrown! Whether you eat a baked potato at home or order fries at your local restaurant, chances are that potato was grown right here in B.C. About: The humble potato is a nutritional powerhouse. They’re about 80% water and contain more vitamin C than an orange, more fibre than an apple, and more potassium than…

  • Mushrooms 

    A Local Favourite:  British Columbians eat more mushrooms than most other Canadians. About: B.C. mushrooms are fresh and available year-round! Find them in the produce department at local grocery stores or at farmers’ markets!  Most Common Varieties: Did you know?