August produce is here, right now in Montreal!

Hello everyone! I’m BACK! but only with a quick short update on local seasonal produce in Montreal.

Here’s a simple alphabetical list for August (the bolded selections are the additions to the list in July!) 

  • apple
  • artichoke
  • asparagus
  • beet
  • blackberries
  • blueberries
  • broccoli
  • cabbage, green
  • cabbage, red
  • cantaloupe
  • carrot
  • cauliflower
  • celeriac
  • celery
  • cherry
  • chicory
  • Chinese cabbage
  • corn
  • cucumber
  • cucumber (greenhouse, hydroponic)
  • eggplant
  • escarole
  • fava beans
  • fine herbs
  • garlic
  • green beans
  • ground cherries
  • hot pepper
  • kale
  • leek
  • lettuce
  • mushroom
  • parsley
  • pear
  • pepper
  • pickles
  • plum
  • radicchio
  • radish
  • raspberry
  • shallots
  • snow peas
  • spinach
  • strawberries
  • swiss chard
  • tomato
  • tomato (greenhouse, hydroponic)
  • watercress
  • watermelon
  • zucchini
Here is an excellent link for tons of great salad ideas, including the watermelon salad. Also a great idea for watermelon skewers for the end of the summer BBQ!
Check out this giant eggplant my mother got from the farm the other day. The eggplant is literally the size of a child!

Also, reminding all of you that the following fruits and veggies are in season, all year around!

  • apple
  • carrot
  • green cabbage
  • mushroom
  • onion
  • potato
  • sweet potato
  • turnip
  • rutabage
You can find all of these at montreal’s local farmer’s markets if you have a saturday morning off just to take a stroll. It’s a great place to go and walk around.
– D the Intern
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