• 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…

  • Nectarines 

    “Sweet as nectar” Almost all B.C. nectarines are grown in the Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys. About: A ripe nectarine is similar to a peach, but without the fuzz. Nectarines are soft and flavourful, and a great source of vitamin A, vitamin C, fiber, and potassium. Most Common Varieties: Did you know?

  • Mustard greens 

    Profile: A close relative to cabbage and kale, mustard greens are packed with antioxidants and phytonutrients. About: Mustard greens are peppery-tasting greens that come from the mustard plant. Mustard greens are one of the most nutritious foods you can eat, as they’re low in calories yet rich in fibre and micronutrients.  These leafy greens are typically…

  • Loganberry

    “Bold Berry Bliss”! Loganberries are a hybrid berry between a raspberry and a blackberry. About: Loganberries contain high amounts of antioxidants and are a great source of vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, and manganese. Did you know?

  • 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?

  • Green onion 

    Profile: Green onion, also known as scallions, have a much milder taste than most onions. About: Green onions have a few uses, but the most common is as garnish. The green parts are great for slicing thin and sprinkling on top of anything from soup to rice. The more pungent white parts are great for…

  • 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,…

  • Garlic 

    “Flavourful Brilliance!” Garlic is known for its large cloves, concentrated flavour, and potent smell. About: While garlic has been named both a herb and spice, it is actually a root vegetable. Garlic is generally a cold weather crop, and therefore grows well in most of B.C. Garlic has become a popular backyard garden staple throughout…

  • 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?