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Eat with the Seasons – Fresh Picks for September

September 2016 - Nutrition

The wisp of fall air creeps into the morning air this time of year, bringing a renewed appreciation of these dwindling summer days. Lucky for us, local farmers are still hard at work bringing us summer bounty that feels as if it will last forever – and the first of our fall favourites. Our thanks to Kazy Farm Organics, Green Croft Gardens, Curly Willow Organic Farms, Roots And Greens Farm, Localmotive, West Enderby Farm, CCRO, Sproule + Sons Farm, Simonsen, Pilgrims Produce, Bill Hedges, Northern Lights Fruit + Veg, and Eastwood Organics:

Fruit

  • Apples
  • Apricots
  • Cherries
  • Golden plums
  • Grapes
  • Nectarines
  • Peaches
  • Pears – Bartlett and crimson
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries

Veggies

  • Red Beets – in bunches and bulk
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage – Green and red
  • Carrots – orange and rainbow
  • Celery
  • Chard – Rainbow and red
  • Corn
  • Cucumber – field and long English
  • Green beans
  • Kale – Green, black and red
  • Kohlrabi
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce – Green leaf, red leaf and romaine
  • Peas
  • Potatoes – Fingerling and purple
  • Red Radishes
  • Spinach
  • Squash – butternut and spaghetti
  • Tomatoes
  • Turnips – white and purple
  • Zucchini

Herbs

  • Basil
  • Cilantro
  • Dill
  • Mint
  • Curly and Italian parsley
  • Thyme

* Selection may vary depending on store location.

Check out our recipe for a Kohlrabi Koleslaw using the best of what September has to offer.

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