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Discover Niagara Grown Produce

Celebrate Ontario’s harvest season with locally grown fruits and vegatables. The lands around the Niagara Escarpment make for ideal growing conditions because the diverse climate and rich soil. Here is some of what is being plucked from our farms here around the golden horseshoe.

FRUITS 

October
Apples, crabapples, cranberries, figs, grapes, pears, plums, pumpkin, quince

November
Apples, crabapples, pears, quince

December
Apples, pears (Anjou, Flemish Beauty, Bosc)

VEGETABLES

November
Amaranth, bokchoy, beets, Brussels sprouts, cabbage (red, green and Savoy), carrots, cauliflower, chard, collards, cucumber (greenhouse), daikon, fennel,  garlic, kale, leeks, lettuce (greenhouse), mushrooms, mustard greens, Napa cabbage, green onions, onions, parsnips, red, yellow and orange sweet peppers (greenhouse, potatoes, radishes, rutabaga, snow pea shoots, bean and alfalfa sprouts, winter squash (acorn, buttercup, butternut, Hubbard, pepper, pumpkin and spaghetti) sweet potatoes.

December

Arugula(greenhouse), baby greens(greenhouse), beets, cabbage (red, green and Savoy), carrots, celery, cucumber(greenhouse), garlic, fresh herbs(greenhouse, kohlrabi, leeks, fettuce (greenhouse), mushrooms(cultivated: button, cremini, portobello, shiitake, oyster, enoki), onions, parsnips, green, yellow and red sweet peppers (greenhouse), potatoes, rutabaga, sprouts (greenhouse), winter squash (acorn, buttercup, butternut, Hubbard, pepper, pumpkin and spaghetti), sweet potatoes, tomatoes (greenhouse), turnips, watercress (greenhouse)