Squash, summer 

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Perfect for a Summer BBQ! 

Squash is grown in the Lower Mainland, on Vancouver Island and in the Okanagan. Squash is a member of the cucurbit’s family that includes pumpkins, zucchinis, cucumbers, gherkins, and melons!


Summer squash is harvested before fully maturing giving it a tender and soft taste.

Most Common Varieties:

  • Zucchini 
  • PattyPan 
  • Spaghetti 
  • Chayote  

Did you know?

  • Spaghetti squash has a nutty taste and goes well with your favourite pasta sauce!
  • Squash blossoms are an edible flower that vines produce and can be fried and used in salads!
  • Summer squash is best stored in the refrigerator to keep fresh!

Recipes that use Squash, summer or other B.C. commodities