Fresh Picks Calendar

In our community and across the province, here’s what’s fresh in Western Canada each delicious month of the year.

January

January
Carrots, Potatoes & Onions

These hearty veggies will help you battle the winter blahs.

Fruit

  • Apples

Veggies

  • Beets
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cucumbers (greenhouse)
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Parsnips
  • Potatoes
  • Rutabaga
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February

February
Beets

Pickled, roasted, boiled or in soups. So many ways to bring rich, healthy colour to your life.

Fruit

  • Apples
  • Rhubarb

Veggies

  • Beets
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cucumbers (greenhouse)
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Parsnips
  • Potatoes
  • Rutabaga
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March

March
Cucumbers & Tomatoes

Late winter’s best friend: the Greenhouse!

Fruit

  • Rhubarb

Veggies

  • Beets
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cucumbers (greenhouse)
  • Mushrooms
  • Parsnips
  • Peppers (greenhouse)
  • Potatoes
  • Rutabaga
  • Tomatoes (greenhouse)
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April

April
Peppers

Grown in greenhouses almost year-round, they’ll whet your appetite for spring.

Fruit

  • Rhubarb

Veggies

  • Beets
  • Cabbage
  • Cucumbers (greenhouse)
  • Mushrooms
  • Parsnips
  • Peppers
  • Rutabaga
  • Tomatoes (greenhouse)
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May

May
Asparagus

Asparagus season only lasts about 6 weeks; so get it while it’s fresh.

Fruit

  • Rhubarb

Veggies

  • Asparagus
  • Cucumbers (greenhouse)
  • Mushrooms
  • Peppers (greenhouse)
  • Rutabaga
  • Tomatoes (greenhouse)
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June

June
Strawberries

Summer has arrived. Get ’em while they’re red and juicy.

Fruit

  • Early Apples
  • Blueberries
  • Rhubarb
  • Strawberries

Veggies

  • Asian Vegetables
  • Asparagus
  • Beans (green)
  • Cabbage
  • Cucumbers (field)
  • Green Onions
  • Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Peas (green)
  • Peppers (greenhouse)
  • Radicchio
  • Rutabaga
  • Spinach
  • Sprouts
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Tomatoes (greenhouse)
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July

Salads
Salads

Lettuces, spinach, mushrooms and cucumbers couldn’t be fresher.

Fruit

  • Apples
  • Blueberries
  • Peaches
  • Plums
  • Raspberries
  • Rhubarb
  • Strawberries

Veggies

  • Asian Vegetables (bok choy and nappa)
  • Beans (green and wax)
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Corn
  • Cucumbers (field and greenhouse)
  • Green Onions
  • Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Peas (green)
  • Peppers (field and greenhouse)
  • Radishes
  • Rutabaga
  • Spinach
  • Sprouts
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Tomatoes (field)
  • Zucchini
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August

Peaches
Peaches, Apricots, & Nectarines

Tree-ripened and mouth-wateringly delicious.

Fruit

  • Apples
  • Apricots
  • Grapes
  • Muskmelons
  • Nectarines
  • Peaches
  • Plums
  • Rhubarb
  • Watermelon
  • Veggies
  • Asian Vegetables
  • Beans (green)
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Corn
  • Cucumbers (field and greenhouse)

Veggies

  • Eggplant
  • Green Onions
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Parsnips
  • Peas (snow)
  • Peppers (field and greenhouse)
  • Potatoes
  • Radicchio
  • Radishes
  • Rutabaga
  • Spinach
  • Sprouts
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Tomatoes (field and greenhouse)
  • Zucchini
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September

Corn
Corn

Nothing beats fresh, sweet corn.

Fruit

  • Apples
  • Grapes
  • Nectarines
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Plums
  • Veggies
  • Asian Vegetables
  • Beans (green)
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Corn
  • Cucumber (field and greenhouse)
  • Eggplant

Veggies

  • Green Onions
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Parsnips
  • Peas (snow)
  • Peppers (field and greenhouse)
  • Potatoes
  • Radicchio
  • Radishes
  • Rutabaga
  • Spinach
  • Sprouts
  • Squash
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Tomatoes (field and greenhouse)
  • Zucchini
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October

Pears
Apples & Pears

The orchards are harvesting their very best fruit.

Fruit

  • Apples
  • Pears

Veggies

  • Asian Vegetables
  • Beans (green)
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Corn
  • Cucumbers (field and greenhouse)
  • Leeks
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Parsnips
  • Peppers (greenhouse)
  • Potatoes
  • Radicchio
  • Radishes
  • Rutabaga
  • Spinach
  • Sprouts
  • Squash
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Tomatoes (greenhouse)
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November

Squash
Squash

From pumpkin to acorn, butternut and spaghetti.

Fruit

  • Apples
  • Pears

Veggies

  • Asian Vegetables
  • Beets
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cucumbers (greenhouse)
  • Garlic
  • Green Onions
  • Leeks
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Parsnips
  • Peppers (greenhouse)
  • Potatoes
  • Radishes
  • Rutabaga
  • Squash
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Tomatoes (greenhouse)
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December

Leeks
Leeks

Try these flavourful veggies in a soup with potatoes.

Fruit

  • Apples

Veggies

  • Asian Vegetables
  • Beets
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cucumber (greenhouse)
  • Leeks
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Parsnips
  • Potatoes
  • Rutabaga
  • Squash
  • Sweet Potatoes
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