Quebec Seasonal Produce Calendar with Recipes

One of life’s great pleasures is cooking with fruits and vegetables in season, straight from the farmer’s fields.

Here in Quebec, the growing season is heartbreakingly short, so use this guide to find out what produce is  available month-by-month, and also for recipe ideas.

Farmer holding box

 

April

Fiddleheads
Fiddleheads Pan-fried in Butter

 

MAY

 

Asparagus
Asparagus with Poached Eggs

New Potatoes

Parsley

Radishes
Radish Greens Soup
Grilled Radishes

Rhubarb
Homemade Rhubarb- Strawberry Jam
Spring Rhubarb Pie
Rhubarb Cordial

Scallions

 

JUNE

 

Arugula
Arugula Pesto

Garlic Scapes
Garlic Scape Pesto

Green Onions

Kale

Lettuce

Spinach

Swiss Chard

Zucchini Blossoms

JULY

Basil

Beans

Beets

Blueberries
Homemade Blueberry Jam

Broccoli

Cantaloupes

Carrots

Cherries

Cilantro

Cucumbers
Nine Day Pickles

Eggplant

Onions

Parsley

Peas

Potatoes
Warm Potato Salad with Crispy Bacon

Raspberries

Strawberries

Summer Squass

Zucchini
Farmhouse Zucchini Bread


AUGUST

Cauliflower

Celery

Garlic

Leeks

Pears

Peppers

Plums

Rutabaga

Squash

Tomatoes
Sweet Chili Sauce with Apples

Turnips

Watermelons
Homemade Watermelon Juice

 

SEPTEMBER

Brussels Sprouts

Celery Root

Fennel

Pumpkins

OCTOBER

 

Cranberries

Parsnips

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