• 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,…

  • 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?

  • 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?

  • Chicories

    Profile: Chicories are found in southern areas of B.C. including the Kootenays, Okanagan, Thompson, Mainland, Vancouver Island, and Cariboo. About: Chicories are closely related to lettuces, but heartier and with a bitter edge. They’re best enjoyed sauteed, braised, and roasted. Most Common Varieties: 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…

  • Brussels sprouts 

    Profile: Brussels sprouts are a member of the brassica family, along with broccoli and cabbage. They’re mainly grown in B.C.’s Lower Mainland. About: Brussels sprouts are rich in antioxidants and high in vitamin K and C. The edible buds grow in clusters along the thick stalk of the plant. Did you know?