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Its Fall Yall

WHAT’S HAPPENING
IN PRODUCE           

The autumn season arrived this week and the local market is definitely showing it.

Ontario grown apples and pears are abundant. Winter vegetables are available and

prices are dropping with each passing week. You’ll notice prices easing up on all beets,

cabbage, carrots, onions, and hard squash. Potatoes are the exception because the season

is way behind and we haven’t seen any real volume with the new crops as of yet. There’s

still plenty of locally grown summer fruit and vegetables available – check the list below!

 

WHAT YOU
NEED TO KNOW
THIS WEEK       

A gap in the supply of local English cucumbers has sent prices higher over the last couple

of weeks and this will continue through this week. Local lettuce is finishing for the season

so prices are firmer on all varieties because we don’t have the cheaper options available

that average the prices lower. Both raspberry and strawberry prices are higher due to

the extreme heat in the growing areas. Pineapples and watermelons are cheap!

 

YOUR
BEST BUYS

Beets, carrots, green/yellow beans, ALL peppers, grape tomatoes are much cheaper

then round cherry tomatoes, plum tomatoes and both green/yellow zucchini. In fruit

use blackberries, cantaloupes, figs, honeydews, mangos, pineapples, and watermelons.

 

ONTARIO GROWN AVAILABLE!

 

Beans – both green and yellow

Bok Choy and (Shanghai and baby too)

Cabbage – green, red and savoy

Carrots

Collard greens

Coriander

Corn

Dandelion greens

Dill weed

Eggplant

Grapes – concord

Kale – black, red and green

Leeks

Parsley – curly and flat

Peas – peas in the pod or shelled in packages

Peaches

Potatoes – mini red/white/yukon – large red/white/yukon

Strawberries – very limited availability – order in advance

Swiss Chard – green, red and rainbow

Tomatoes – field grown beefsteak and plum (roma)

Zucchini – both green and yellow

 

IN THE GREENHOUSE

English cucumbers – mini cucumbers too!

11lb orange, red and yellow peppers

Tomatoes – cluster, hothouse, cherry, grape, heirloom and heirloom cherry