In Season at the Markets


What’s in season in July?

Southwest BC: Fresh – apples, apricot, beans, beets, blackberries, broccoli, cabbage (savoy, red), carrots, cauliflower, celery, cherries, corn, cucumber, currants, fennel (bulb), garlic, gooseberries, kale, leeks, lettuce, mustard greens, nectarines, onion (green), quince, peas, peppers, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), radish, raspberries, rhubarb, Saskatoon berries, spinach, squash (summer), strawberries, Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips (white), zucchini
Storage/dried/frozen – onions (red, yellow), shallots

Okanagan: Fresh – apricots, artichoke, beans, beetsbroccoli, cabbage (savoy, red), carrots, cauliflower, celery, cherries, cucumber, currants,  fennel (bulb), garlic, gooseberries, kale, leek, lettuce, mustard greens, nectarines, onions (green, red, yellow), peaches, peppers, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), prunes, raspberries, Saskatoon berries, spinach, squash (summer), Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips (white), zucchini
Storage/dried/frozen – shallots

Kootenays: Fresh – apricot, arugula, beans, beets, blueberries, bok choy, broccoli, burdock root, cabbage (green, red, savoy), carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, cherries, cucumber, garlic bulbs, lettuce, mizuna, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onions (green, yellow), peach, peas, peppers, potatoes, prune plums, radish, raspberries, rutabaga, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes, zucchini

Northern BC: Fresh – asparagus, beans, beets, blueberries, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, chard, corn, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, lettuce, mushrooms, onion, peas, radish, raspberries, rhubarb, rutabaga, Saskatoon berries, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes, turnip, zucchini
Storage/dried/frozen – potatoes, rutabaga

Vancouver Island: Fresh – apples, apricot, beets, blackberries, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cherries, corn, cucumber, garlic, kale, leek, lettuce, mushrooms, nectarine, onion (green), peas, peppers, potatoes, radish, raspberries, rhubarb, Saskatoon berries, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes, turnip, zucchini


In Season recipes for July:

 

Butter Braised Radishes          Cherry Creamsicles          Blueberry Lemon Pudding Pie         Peach & Mascarpone Tart


What’s in season in August?

Southwest BC: Fresh – apples, apricots, artichoke, beans, beets, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, cabbage (savoy, red), carrots, cauliflower, celery, cherries, corn, cucumber, fennel (bulb), garlic, kale, leek, lettuce, melons, mustard greens, nectarines, onions (green, red, yellow), parsnip, peaches, pears, peppers, plum, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), prunes, radish, raspberries, rhubarb, rutabagas, shallots, spinach, squash (summer), strawberries, Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips (white), zucchini

Okanagan: Fresh – apricots, artichoke, beans, beets, broccoli, cabbage (savoy, red), carrots, cauliflower, celery, cherries, crab apple, cucumber, fennel (bulb), garlic, kale, leek, lettuce, mustard greens, nectarines, onions (green, red, yellow), parsnip, peaches, peppers, plum, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), prunes, rutabaga, Saskatoon berries, shallots, spinach, squash (summer), Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips (white), zucchini

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, apricot, arugula, beans, beets, blueberries, bok choy, broccoli, burdock root, cabbage (green, red, savoy), carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, cherries, collards, corn, cucumber, eggplant, garlic bulbs, leek, lettuce, melons, mizuna, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onions (green, white, yellow), peach, pears, peas, peppers, potatoes, prune plums, radish, raspberries, rutabaga, spinach, strawberries, sunchokes, tomatoes, zucchini

Northern BC: Fresh – apples, beans, beets, blueberries, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, corn, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, grapes, huckleberries, kale, leek, lettuce, mushrooms, onion, peas, peppers, potatoes, pumpkin, radish, raspberries, rhubarb, rutabaga, Saskatoon berries, spinach, squash, strawberries, tomatoes, turnip, zucchini

Vancouver Island: Fresh – apples, apricot, beets, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cherries, corn, cucumber, garlic, kale, leek, lettuce, melons, mushrooms, nectarine, onions (green, red, yellow), parsnip, peach, pears, peppers, plum, potatoes, radish, raspberries, rhubarb, shallots, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes, turnip, zucchini


What’s in season in September?

Southwest BC: Fresh – apples, artichoke, beans, beets, blueberries, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage (green, red, savoy), carrots, cauliflower, celery, corn, cranberries, cucumber, fennel (bulb), garlic, grapes, hazelnuts, kale, leek, lettuce, melons, mustard greens, onions (green, red, yellow), parsnip, pears, plum, peppers, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), prunes, pumpkin, radish, rutabagas, spinach, squash (winter), strawberries, Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips (white), zucchini
Storage/dried/frozen – shallots

Okanagan: Fresh – apples, artichoke, beans, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage (green, savoy, red), carrots, cauliflower, celery, corn, crab apple, cranberries, cucumber, fennel (bulb), grapes, kale, leek, lettuce, melons, mustard greens, onions (green, red, yellow), parsnip, peppers, plum, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), prunes, pumpkin, rutabaga, Saskatoon berries, spinach, squash (winter), tomatoes, turnips (white), zucchini
Storage/dried/frozen – shallots

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, arugula, beans, beets, blueberries, bok choy, broccoli, burdock root, cabbage (green, red, savoy), carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, cherries, collards, corn, cucumber, eggplant, garlic bulbs, grapes, kale, leek, lettuce, melons, mizuna, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onion (green, white, yellow), parsnip, peach, pears, peas, peppers, potatoes, prune plums, radish, raspberries, rutabaga, spinach, squash (winter), strawberries, sunchokes, tomatoes, zucchini

Northern BC: Fresh – apples, beans, beets, blueberries, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, corn, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, grapes, huckleberries, kale, leek, lettuce, mushrooms, onion, parsnip, peas, peppers, potatoes, pumpkin, radish, rhubarb, rutabaga, spinach, squash, tomatoes, turnip, zucchini

Vancouver Island: Fresh – apples, beets, blueberries, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, corn, cranberries, cucumber, garlic, grapes, kale, leek, lettuce, melons, mushrooms, onions (green, red, yellow), parsnip, pears, peppers, plum, potatoes, pumpkin, radish, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes, turnip, zucchini


What’s in season in October?

Southwest BC: Fresh – apples, artichoke, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage (green, red, savoy), carrots, cauliflower, celery, corn, cranberries, cucumber, fennel (bulb), garlic, hazelnuts, kale, kiwi, leek, lettuce, mustard greens, onions (red, yellow), parsnip, pears, peppers, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), pumpkin, quince, radish, rutabaga, spinach, squash (winter), Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips (white), zucchini
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, shallots

Okanagan: Fresh – apple, artichoke, beans, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage (green, savoy, red), carrots, cauliflower, celery, corn, crab apple, cranberries, cucumber, fennel (bulb), grapes, kale, kiwi, leek, lettuce, melons, mustard greens, onion (red, yellow), parsnip, pear, peppers, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), prunes, pumpkin, rutabaga, Saskatoon berries, spinach, squash (winter), tomatoes, turnips (white), zucchini
Storage/dried/frozen – shallots

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, arugula, beets, blueberries, bok choy, broccoli, burdock root, cabbage (green, red, savoy), cauliflower, celery, chard, cherries, collards, cucumber, eggplant, garlic bulbs, grapes, kale, leek, lettuce, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onions (green, red, yellow), parsnip, pears, peppers, potatoes, prune plums, radish, raspberries, rutabaga, spinach, squash (winter), strawberries, sunchokes, tomatoes, zucchini

Northern BC: Fresh – apples, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, cucumber, huckleberries, kale, leek, lettuce, mushrooms, onion, parsnip, peas, potatoes, pumpkin, radish, rutabaga, squash, tomatoes, zucchini
Storage/dried/frozen – corn, garlic, turnip

Vancouver Island: Fresh – apples, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, corn, cranberries, garlic, kale, leek, lettuce, mushrooms, onions (red, yellow), parsnip, pears, peppers, potatoes, pumpkin, quince, radish, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes, turnip, zucchini


What’s in season in November?

Southwest BC: Fresh – apples, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage (green, red, savoy), carrots, cauliflower, hazelnuts, kale, kiwi, leek, lettuce, mustard greens, onions (red, yellow), parsnip, pears, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), pumpkin, quince, rutabaga, squash (winter), Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnip (white)
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, garlic, shallots

Okanagan: Fresh – beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage (green, savoy, red), cauliflower, kale, kiwi, leek, mustard greens, onions (red, yellow), parsnip, pears, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), pumpkin, rutabaga, Saskatoon berries, spinach, turnips (white)
Storage/dried/frozen – shallots

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, arugula, beets, blueberries, broccoli, burdock root, cabbage (green, red, savoy), cauliflower, celery, chard, cherries, garlic bulbs, grapes, kale, leek, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onions (red, yellow), parsnip, pears, potatoes, rutabaga, spinach, squash (winter), sunchokes

Northern BC: Fresh – kale, mushrooms
Storage/dried/frozen –  apples, beets, cabbage, carrots, cucumber, garlic, leek, onion, parsnip, potatoes, pumpkin, rutabaga, squash, turnip, zucchini

Vancouver Island: Fresh – apples, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, kale, leek, lettuce, mushrooms, onions (red, yellow), parsnip, pears, potatoes, pumpkin, quince, strawberries, turnip


What’s in season in December?

Southwest BC: Fresh – apples, beets, Brussels sprouts, cabbage (red, savoy), carrots, hazelnuts, kale, kiwi, leek, onion (red, yellow), parsnip, pears, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow) rutabaga, squash (winter), turnip (white). Storage/dried/frozen – beans, cabbage (green), garlic, shallots.

Okanagan: Fresh – beets, Brussels sprouts, cabbage (savoy), kale, kiwi, leek, parsnip, potatoes (red, russet, white, yellow), rutabaga, Saskatoon berries, spinach, turnips (white). Storage/dried/frozen – cabbage (green, red), shallots.

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, arugula, beets, burdock root, cabbage (green, red, savoy), cauliflower, garlic bulbs, kale, leek, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onions (red, yellow), parsnip, pears, potatoes, rutabaga, spinach, squash (winter), sunchokes

Northern BC: Storage/dried/frozen –  apples, beets, cabbage, carrots, garlic, leek, mushroom, onion, parsnip, potatoes, pumpkin, rutabaga, squash, turnip, zucchini

Vancouver Island: Fresh – apples, beets, Brussels sprouts, carrots, kale, leek, mushrooms, onions (red, yellow), parsnip, pears, potatoes, strawberries, turnip


What’s in season in January?

Southwest BC: Fresh – apples, cabbage (red, savoy), carrots, kale, kiwi, leek, onion (red, yellow), parsnip
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, beets, cabbage (green), garlic, potatoes (red, russet, yellow), rutabaga, shallots, squash (winter), turnip (white)

Okanagan: Fresh – cabbage (savoy), carrots, kale, kiwi, leek, parsnip
Storage/dried/frozen – beets, cabbage (green, red), potatoes (red, russet, yellow), rutabaga, shallots, squash (winter), turnip (white)

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, arugula, beets, burdock root, cabbage (green, red, savoy), garlic bulbs, leek, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onions (red, yellow), parsnip, pears, potatoes, rutabaga, spinach, squash (winter), sunchokes

Northern BC: Storage/dried/frozen – apples, beets, cabbage, carrots, garlic, mushrooms, onions, parsnip, potatoes, pumpkin, rutabaga, squash

Vancouver Island: Fresh – apples, carrots, kale, leek, mushrooms, onions (red, yellow), parsnip, potatoes


What’s in season in February?

Southwest BC: Fresh – apples, cabbage (savoy, red), cucumbers, kale, leek, onion (red, yellow), parsnip
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, beets, cabbage (green), carrots, garlic, potatoes (red, russet, yellow), rutabaga, shallots, turnip (white)

Okanagan: Fresh – cabbage (savoy), kale, leek, parsnip
Storage/dried/frozen – beets, cabbage (green, red), carrots, potatoes (red, russet, yellow), rutabaga, shallots, turnip (white)

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, arugula, beets, burdock root, cabbage (green, red, savoy), garlic bulbs, leek, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onions (red, yellow), parsnip, potatoes, rutabaga, spinach, squash (winter), sunchokes

Northern BC: Storage/dried/frozen – apples, beets, cabbage, carrots, garlic, mushrooms, onions, parsnip, potatoes, rutabaga

Vancouver Island: Fresh – apples, kale, leek, mushrooms, onions (red, yellow), parsnip, potatoes


What’s in season in March?

Southwest BC: Fresh – apples, cabbage (savoy, red), cucumber, kale, kiwi, leek, onions (red, yellow), peppers, tomatoes
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, beets, cabbage (green), carrots, garlic, parsnip, potatoes (red, russet, yellow), rutabaga, shallots, squash (squash), turnip (white)

Okanagan: Fresh – cabbage (savoy, red), kale, kiwi, leek
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, beet, cabbage (green), carrots, garlic, parsnip, potatoes (red, russet, yellow), rutabaga, shallots, turnip (white)

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, arugula, beets, burdock root, leek, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onion (yellow), parsnip, potatoes, rutabaga, spinach, sunchokes

Northern BC: Storage/dried/frozen – apples, beets, cabbage, carrots, garlic, mushrooms, onions, parsnip, potatoes, rutabaga

Vancouver Island: Fresh – apples, kale, leek, mushrooms, onions (red, yellow)


What’s in season in April?

Southwest BC: Fresh – cucumber, kale, peppers, radish, rhubarb, spinach, tomatoes
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, beets, cabbage (green, red, savoy), carrots, garlic, onions (red, yellow), parsnip, potatoes (red, russet, yellow), rutabaga, shallots

Okanagan: Fresh – apples, asparagus, cucumber, kale, lettuce, potatoes (new), radish, spinach, Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips (white)
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, beets, cabbage (green, red, savoy), carrots, garlic, onions (red, yellow), parsnip, potatoes (red, russet, yellow), rutabaga, shallots

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, arugula, beets, burdock root, leek, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), potatoes, radish, spinach

Northern BC: Storage/dried/frozen – apples, beets, carrots, mushrooms, onions, parsnip, potatoes, rutabaga

Vancouver Island: Fresh – kale, mushrooms, radish, rhubarb, spinach


What’s in season in May?

Southwest BC: Fresh – asparagus, celery, cucumber, kale, mustard green, onion (green), peas, peppers, radish, rhubarb, spinach, Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips (white)
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, beets, carrots, garlic, onion (red, yellow), parsnip, potatoes (red, russet, yellow), shallots

Okanagan: Fresh – apples, asparagus, celery, cucumber, kale, lettuce, mustard greens, onion (green), potatoes (new), radish, spinach, Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnip (white)
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, beets, carrots, garlic, onions (red, yellow), parsnip, potatoes (red, russet, yellow), shallots

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, arugula, asparagus, bok choy, burdock root, leek, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onion (green), potatoes, radish, spinach, strawberries

Northern BC: Fresh – asparagus, garlic, lettuce, mushrooms, rhubarb, spinach 
Storage/dried/frozen – beet, carrots, potatoes, rutabaga

Vancouver Island: Fresh – asparagus, celery, kale, mushrooms, onion (green), peas, potatoes, radish, rhubarb, spinach, turnip


What’s in season in June?

South West BC: Fresh – asparagus, beets, bok choy, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cucumber, fennel (bulb), garlic, kale, gooseberries, lettuce, mustard greens, onion (green), peas, peppers, potatoes, radish, rhubarb, spinach, Saskatoon berries, squash (summer), strawberries, Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips (white), zucchini
Storage/dried/frozen – beans, onions (red, yellow), shallots

Okanagan: Fresh – beans, beets, blueberries, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cherries, fennel (bulb), gooseberries, kale, lettuce, mustard greens, onion (green), peas, potatoes (new), quince, rhubarb, Saskatoon berries, spinach, squash (summer), strawberries, Swiss chard, tomatoes, turnips (white), zucchini
Storage/dried/frozen – garlic, onions (red, yellow), shallots

Kootenays: Fresh – apples, arugula, asparagus, bok choy, broccoli, burdock root, cabbage (green, red, savoy), cauliflower, lettuce, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), onion (green), peas, potatoes, radish, rutabaga, spinach, strawberries

Northern BC: Fresh – asparagus, garlic, lettuce, mushrooms, radish, rhubarb, spinach, strawberries
Storage/dried/frozen – beets, potatoes, rutabaga

Vancouver Island: Fresh – asparagus, beets, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, celery, garlic, kale, lettuce, mushrooms, onion (green), peas, potatoes, radish, rhubarb, Saskatoon berries, spinach, strawberries, turnip, zucchini


The above information is sourced from the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets

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