August In-Season Guide for Ontario 2018

Aug 21, 2018

August is here which mean the availability of Ontario’s fruits and vagetables are getting larger! Use this guide to help you determine what is in-season currently and for tips on what to do with the products you are buying.

Check back often for new recipes and tips on preserving!

Fruit

Vegetables

Apples

Apricots
Blueberries

Currants

Gooseberries

Grapes

 Muskmelon

Nectarines

Peaches

Pears

Plums

Raspberries

Stawberries

Watermelon

 Artichoke

Asian Vegetables
Beans
Beets
Bok Choy
Broccoli
Cabbage

Carrots
Cauliflower
Celery
Corn
Cucumber

Eggplant

Garlic

Lettuce

Mushrooms

Onions

Peppers
Potatoes
Radicchio
Radishes

Rapini
Rutabaga
Spinach
Sprouts

Summer Squash
Sweet Potatoes
Tomatoes

Zucchini

Prepared Goods

Herbs

Honey
Maple syrup
Teas
Baked Goods
Jams
Vinegars
Wine, Beer, Cider, and Spirits
Flour
Nuts
 Grains

Basil
Chives
Chervil
Cilantro
Dill
Fennel
Lavender
Lemon Grass
Lovage

Marjoram
Mint
Oregano
Parsley
Rosemary
Sage
Savory
Tarragon
 Thyme

Meats + Dairy

From the Greenhouse

Meat
Cheese
Eggs

Tomatoes
Lettuce
Peppers
Cucumbers
Sprouts
 Mushrooms

How to Cook With In-Season Produce?

 Lunch

 Dinner

 Dessert

Shakshuka

Spinach and Eggs

Tomato Salad

Green Lovin’ Salad

Bruschetta

Sweet Pea Soup

Meat and Potato Roti

Tender Beef Shoulder Roast

Galic Scapes Pesto

Greenbelt Pizza

Ginger Sesame Bok Choy Stir-Fry

Cherry-Almond-Chocolate Scones

Peach Pie

Gooseberry Pie

Preserves Recipes

Pickled Cabbage

Pickled Green Tomatoes

Frozen Roasted Red Peppers

Frozen Fire Roasted Eggplant

Frozen Fava Beans

Strawberry Jam

Frozen Sour Cherries

Where to Find In-Season Produce?

Farmers’ Markets On-Farm Markets

Make sure you double-check to ensure the farm or farmers’ market that you plan to visit is still open.

– Andreea Nicoara

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