September In-Season Guide for Ontario 2018

Sep 01, 2018

The availability of Greenbelt fruits and vegetables during September is enormous!

Use this guide to help you determine: what is in-season currently, for tips on what to do with the products you are buying, and for options where to buy in-season local fruits and vegetables.

Check back often for new recipes and tips on preserving!

What’s in season?

Fruit

Vegetables

Apples
Blueberries

 Crabapples

Cranberries
Grapes
Muskmelon
Nectarines
Peaches
Pears
Plums
Raspberries
Strawberries
Watermelon

Artichoke
Asian Vegetables
Beans
Beets
Bok Choy
Broccoli

Brussel Sprouts
Cabbage
Carrots
Cauliflower
Celery
Corn
Cucumber
Eggplant
Garlic
Leeks

Lettuce
Mushrooms
Onions

Parsnips
Snow Peas
Peppers
Potatoes

Pumpkin
Radishes
Rapini
Rutabaga
Spinach
Sprouts
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

Beer Battered Zucchini Flowers

Peach Salsa

Tomato Salad

Green Lovin’ Salad

Fiddlehead Omelet

Bruschetta

Meat and Potato Roti

Tender Beef Shoulder Roast

Garlicky Okra

Greenbelt Pizza

Leek, Mushroom and Goat Cheese Quiche

Ginger Sesame Bok Choy Stir-Fry

Peach Pie

Blueberry and Blackberry Cheesecake

Preserves Recipes

Pickled Cabbage

Pickled Green Tomatoes

Frozen Roasted Red Peppers

Frozen Fire Roasted Eggplant

Frozen Fava Beans

Strawberry Jam

Where to Find In-Season Produce?

Farmers’ Markets On-Farm Markets Pick-Your-Own

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