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Good things do grow in Ontario

foodtalklogoThe best time for seasonal fresh produce. After a long winter, Ontario’s spring growing season starts to bear fruit – literally.  Welcome to the beginning of the best eating months of the year!

  • Apples: August, September, October
  • Apricots: July, August
  • Asian Veggies: June, July, August, September, October
  • Asparagus: June
  • Beans: June, July, August, September, October
  • Beets: July, August, September, October
  • Blueberries: June, July, August, September
  • Broccoli: June, July, August, September, October
  • Brussels Sprouts: September, October
  • Cabbage: June, July, August, September, October
  • Carrots: July, August, September, October
  • Cauliflower: June, July, August, September, October
  • Celery: July, August, September, October
  • Cherries: June
  • Corn: July, August, September, October
  • Cranberries: October
  • Cucumber: June, July, August, September, October
  • Eggplant: August, September, October
  • Garlic: July, August, September, October
  • Gooseberries: July, August
  • Grapes: August, September:
  • Leeks: August, September, October
  • Lettuce: June, July, August, September, October
  • Mushrooms: June, July, August, September, October
  • Nectarines: August, September
  • Onions: June, July, August, September, October
  • Parsnips: August, September, October
  • Peaches:  July, August, September
  • Pears: August, September, October
  • Peas: July, August, September, October
  • Peppers: June, July, August, September, October
  • Plums: July, August, September, October
  • Potatoes: June, July, August, September, October
  • Radicchio: July, August, September
  • Radishes: June, July, August, September, October
  • Rapini: July, August, September, October
  • Raspberries: July, August, September
  • Rhubarb: June, July
  • Rutabaga: June, July, August, September, October
  • Spinach: June, July, August, September, October
  • Sprouts: June, July, August, September, October
  • Squash: July, August, September, October
  • Strawberries: June, July, August
  • Sweet Potatoes: June, July, August, September, October
  • Tomatoes: July, August, September, October
  • Zucchini: June, July, August, September, October

Local Farmers’ Markets
June is the beginning of Farmers’ Market season, an excellent way to access the very best fruit and vegetables.

Birchcliff Village Farmers’ Market
St. Nicholas Church, 1512 Kingston Rd.
416-819-1590
Fridays, 3-7 pm

East Lynn Park Farmers’ Market
East Lynn Park, Danforth Ave.
just West of Woodbine
Thursdays, 3-7 pm

East York Farmers’ Market
East York Civic Centre, 850 Coxwell Ave.
Tuesdays, 8 am-2 pm

Guildwood Village Farmers’ Market
201 Guildwood Pkwy.
416-686-6528
Thursdays, 2-6 pm

The Friends of Riverdale Farm’s Farmers’ Market
Winchester St. at Sumach St.
416-961-8787
Tuesdays, 3-7 pm

For a full list of Farmers’ Markets across Ontario, visit farmersmarketsontario.com