What's Fresh August 2017

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Here's what local produce to look for in August on southern Vancouver Island, BC:

Arugula
Asian Greens
Beans
Beets - Red & Golden
Bok Choy
Broccoli
Cabbage
Cauliflower
Celery
Chard - Swiss
Cucumber
Gai Lan
Garlic (fresh)
Kale
Kohlrabi
Leeks
Lentils
Lettuce
Microgreens
Mushrooms
Mustard Greens
Onions (green, red, yellow)
Parsnip
Peppers
Potatoes
Spinach
Sunflower Sprouts
Summer Squash (patty pan)
Sweet Corn
Tomatoes
Turnips
Watercress
Wheat (flour) 
Zucchini

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Local Fruit in Season:

Apples
Blackberries
Blueberries
Boysenberries
Cherries
Currants
Loganberries
Marionberries
Melons
Nectarines
Plums
Raspberries
Saskatoon Berries
Strawberries

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Herbs: 

Bay Leaves
Basil
Chives
Chives (garlic)
Cilantro
Dill Leaf
Epazote
Fennel Leaf
Lavender
Lemon Verbena
Sweet Marjoram
Mints
Oregano
Parsley
Rosemary
Sage
Shiso
Summer Savory
Tarragon
Thyme

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Other Food Products: 

Arctic Char
Beef
Buffalo
Chicken
Clams
Cod (pacific) 
Dairy (yogurt & cheese)
Duck
Dungeness Crab
Eggs (chicken & duck)
Geoduck Clam
Goat
Gooseneck Barnacles
Halibut
Honey
Humpback Shrimp
Lamb
Lingcod
Mussels
Octopus
Ostrich
Oysters
Pork
Rabbit
Sablefish
Salmon (sockeye, pink, chum)
Sardines
Scallops
Sea Urchin
Sturgeon
Trout (steelhead, rainbow)

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