• Eggplant

    Profile: Eggplants have a fleshy, meaty texture and come in a variety of shapes and colours, ranging from lavender to dark purple. About: Eggplant can be enjoyed fried, sauteed, grilled, or baked. It has a mild flavour and a meaty texture. They’re an excellent source of fiber, folate, and potassium. 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?

  • Celery  

    Profile: B.C. celery is grown in small amounts in Cawston, McBride, Prince George, and Armstrong. About: Celery is a nutrient-rich, low-calorie food. Two stalks of celery contain only 15 calories. Aside from its low-calorie count, celery contains dietary fiber, vitamin K, and small amounts of vitamins A and C, calcium, and iron. Did you know?

  • Cauliflower 

    Profile: Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable that belongs to the same family as cabbage, brussels sprouts and broccoli. About: Cauliflower contains many nutrients and is an excellent source of vitamin C, K, folate, and fibre. Cauliflower can be enjoyed roasted, riced, mashed, baked and in soups. Did you know?

  • Cabbage

    Profile: Cabbage is grown commercially in the Lower Mainland, on Vancouver Island and in the Interior. About: Cabbage is a leafy vegetable that forms a tight head. Cabbage is 90% water and an excellent source of minerals, vitamin A, C and B. It belongs to the brassicas family, along with broccoli, kale, cauliflower and brussels…

  • Bison

    B.C. Bison There are 52 registered bison ranches in B.C., with 7,300 head of bison. About: Bison is nutritionally packed red meat that is low in fat, calories, and cholesterol but high in protein and iron. Did you know?

  • Beans (snap)

    Profile: B.C. snap beans are mainly grown in the Lower Mainland, but there is some production in the Okanagan Valley and on Vancouver Island. About: Snap beans can be green, yellow or purple and round or flat. Some beans grow on low bushes while other varieties, like pole bean plants, grow quite tall with support…

  • Ginseng 

    “Historical and nutritional”   Asian ginseng has been part of traditional Chinese medicine for over 3,000 years. Commercial ginseng production in B.C. began in 1982 in the Bontanie Valley. About Western herbalists applied the term “adaptogen” to ginseng, as it assists the consumer in adapting to the stresses present in their environment. Did you know?

  • Albacore Tuna

    Profile Albacore tuna is caught in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Vancouver Island. It’s a highly nutritious and sought after seafood product. About Albacore tuna can be served in many ways from raw as sashimi to seared. Tuna is high in protein and omega 3 fats. Most Common Varieties Did you know?