Seasonal food information, updated every month. Specifically for the Greater Montréal + Ile Bizard regions.
Note: this is not an exhaustive list by any means. For more information, see references below.
Harvest from the market gardens:
Arugula, mustard greens, mesclun (lettuce mix), baby kale, spinach, pea shoots, radishes and turnips
Wild forage (cueillette foret)
Young Hemerocalis (Daylily) shoots, central Burdock stalks and wild Parsnip.
Always carefully wash all root vegetables and greens, even when they come from the wild. never know what’s in a soil.
Plant as seed:
Brassica juncea (mustard greens), popcorn, spinach, arugula, potato, sweet potato, beans, radishes.
Plant as seedlings:
Solanaceae family (tomatoes, tomatillos, eggplant, bell peppers and chili peppers), Brassica oleracea (cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, Brussels sprouts, collard), Brassica rapa (turnip, bomdong, bok choy), Cucurbitaceae (cucumber, squash, zucchini, pumpkin), ground cherry & onions
Annie, from Ferme de L’Ile MTL
Phillipe, from Projet Mycorhize
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