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Your Fresh Ontario Produce, What's In Now For Fall, and 8 Places to Get It

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Welcome Autumn!

Fall has arrived in Ontario, and it came in like a lion! Are you all keeping dry on this dreary first day of Autumn?

Do you wish Summer would stay a little bit longer? Maybe you have been anticipating all things Fall?

Whether you’re holding on to sunny days for dear life or anticipating cozy sweaters and spiffy boots, the seasons change without our permission.

You can’t control the weather, but you can find all the fresh produce you need to make all your favourite fall recipes! The Wellness Equation has your ultimate list of the crops in season in Ontario right now, what follows, and what is to come!

We’ve also included some great places to get your fresh produce PLUS one of our favourite fall recipes!

Fresh Ontario Produce

Get Them Before They’re Gone

Below is a list of produce available fresh till the end of September.

  • Beans

  • Cantaloupes

  • Cauliflower

  • Celery

  • Crab-apples

  • Currants

  • Eggplant

  • Garlic

  • Globe Artichoke

  • Grapes

  • Indian Corn

  • Kale

  • Nectarines

  • Okra

  • Onions

  • Parsley

  • Peppers

  • Plums

  • Raspberries (Late crop get them while you can through September)

  • Rhubarb

  • Summer Squash

  • Sweet Corn

  • Tomatoes

  • Watermelon

  • Zucchini

  • Swiss Chard

Through the First Half of October

  • Beets

  • Blueberries

  • Broccoli

  • Cabbage

  • Cucumbers

  • Greens (Lettuce)

  • Herbs

  • Pears

  • Potatoes

Through October

  • Apples

  • Asian pears

  • Parsnips through

  • Pumpkins

  • Winter squash

  • Squash

  • Sweet Potatoes

What’s Left

  • Brussel Sprouts (Through September till the end of November)

  • Carrots through (till the end of November)

  • Leeks (through November)

There you have it! Now you know what’s in season, and with the weather as it will be for the next few days at least, you can start preparing your favourite Fall recipes!

Where is the best place to get all these marvellous fruits and vegetables? We’ve got you covered there too! We love supporting local farmers! Check out below for some great local markets in the surrounding area!

Farm Fresh Markets Near You

Thornton Farmer’s Market

246 Barrie St

Thornton, Ontario

Friday 1–5 p.m.

May 31-October 25

Innisfil Farmer’s Market

7315 Yonge Street

Innisfil, Ontario – In the South Parking Lot of the Innisfil Recreational Complex (YMCA)

Open every Thursday from 1-6 p.m. June 3 to October 28 Weather Permitting

Moondance Organic Gardens

8463 5th Line

Angus, Ontario

Open May to November

Bradford Farmers Market

425 Holland Street West

Bradford, Ontario-Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library parking lot

May 22 to Thanksgiving Weekend

Alliston Farmer’s Market

Corner of Mill Street and Victoria Street

Alliston, Ontario

Saturdays 8:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m.

May 12 to October 27

Murphy’s Farm Market and Bakery

5141 Simcoe Road 10

Alliston, Ontario

Monday to Sunday, 9:00 a.m. till 7:00 p.m.

Maple Grove Farm Box

936215 Airport Rd

Mulmur, Ontario

Monday to Sunday 8:00 a.m. till 7:00 p.m.

Creemore Farmers Market

139 Mill St (Creemore Springs Brewery)

Creemore, Ontario

Saturdays 8:00AM till 12:30 PM

All of these Markets boast wonderful vendors, events, and activities! Best of all, they have a great selection of Ontario Produce!

A Fall Favourite Recipe

As promised from the blog, here is one of our favourite Apple Crisp Recipies to remind you of Grandma!

​Hoping you get to try it out with some fresh picked Ontario Apples! Let us know how it turns out or if you have any questions about the ingredients!

Do you have a favourite Fall recipe? Let us know in the comments, or shoot me off an email! I want to hear about what you’re making!

Happy Fall!

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