Food Recipes

Common fruits and vegetables in Thunder Bay and how to use them!

Thunder Bay has a short growing season, however, many people still garden and are able to grow lots of different fruits and vegetables!

Eating in season locally means the food you eat is grown in the area where you eat it, and is purchased at the time of harvest. Eating in season locally is important because:

  • It can it can help people have control over their food system
  • It brings together community and culture (for example in community gardens)
  • It is good for the local economy
  • It is better for the environment
  • & it can encourage the development of a localized food infrastructure