NL Good Food Challenge: Shop for Vegetables According to What's in Season

GFC-seasonal500 Shop for vegetables according to what's in season. Fresh vegetables taste great and are full of nutrients. The shorter the time between farm and plate, the better.

Funny story: We posted this on a snowy November day. Thanks to root cellars and other forms of cold storage, though, you should be able to track down locally-grown or Atlantic Canada-grown beets, cabbages, carrots, parsnips, onions, and turnips through much of the winter.

If you're looking for information about what's in season here in the province, we've made this handy-dandy chart to help you out:

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Other links: The Buy Local Buy Fresh map is an excellent resource for folks on the Avalon Peninsula.

The NL Farm Guide includes a detailed list of farms across the province.