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Producer Spotlight:  Superior Honeyberries

Producer Spotlight: Superior Honeyberries

Producer Spotlight: Superior Honeyberries Mike Gratz planted his haskaps at Superior Honeyberries – many, many 800ft rows of them – 3 years ago. This year he and his summer students have begun their first real harvest. They’re expecting to collect...
Balsamic Herb Lamb Pops

Balsamic Herb Lamb Pops

Balsamic Herb Lamb Pops A “gateway recipe” for anyone new to cooking or eating lamb.  This is a great way to try cooking lamb for the first time as it’s done on the bbq, so if you don’t enjoy the fragrance you’ve kept it outside your...
Derek’s Grilled Vegetable Salad

Derek’s Grilled Vegetable Salad

Derek’s Grilled Vegetable Salad  Recipe courtesy of Derek Lankinen, Beefcake’s Burger Factory. Ingredients: red and/or gold beets red onions cucumbers tomatoes – mixed cherry arugula feta cheese 1 C olive oil 1/4 C apple cider vinegar fresh parsley...
Chef Profile:  Derek Lankinen

Chef Profile: Derek Lankinen

Meet More People In Food Producer Spotlight: Borderlands FarmChef Profile: Chris GroenheideChef Profile: Rhonda Bill, A Fine Fit CateringPacking Potatoes at B&B FarmsCucumbers In Season at DeBruin’s!Chef Profile: Markus HofmannProducer Spotlight: Veg-e-tate...

In Season in June

Products In Season In June Find recipes for June Vegetables asparagus beetscucumbers garlic (green, scapes) green onions herbs (culinary) kale lettuce micro greens peas potatoes radishes salad greens spinach tomatoes turnips / rutabagas Dairy butter buttermilk cheese...
Producer Spotlight:  Borderlands Farm

Producer Spotlight: Borderlands Farm

Producer Spotlight: Borderlands Farm Gwen and Brody Marsonet are relatively new members of the Thunder Bay farm community. Together with Gwen’s parents Beverly and Bryan Barlow, they’re raising one of Thunder Bay’s largest flocks of sheep and...
Chef Profile: Chris Groenheide

Chef Profile: Chris Groenheide

Meet More People In Food Producer Spotlight: Borderlands FarmChef Profile: Rhonda Bill, A Fine Fit CateringPacking Potatoes at B&B FarmsCucumbers In Season at DeBruin’s!Chef Profile: Markus HofmannProducer Spotlight: Veg-e-tate GardenPork is In Season at...
In Season in May

In Season in May

Products In Season In May Find recipes for May Vegetables beetscarrotscucumbersgreen onionsfresh herbslettucemicro greenspotatoesradishessalad greensspinachtomatoes Dairy butterbuttermilkcheesecocoa milkcottage cheesecreamgouda cheesegouda cheese curdskefirmilksheep...
Chef Profile:  Rhonda Bill, A Fine Fit Catering

Chef Profile: Rhonda Bill, A Fine Fit Catering

Meet More People In Food Packing Potatoes at B&B FarmsCucumbers In Season at DeBruin’s!Chef Profile: Markus HofmannProducer Spotlight: Veg-e-tate GardenPork is In Season at the Squash QueenCSA (Community Supported Agriculture)Producer Spotlight: CSA at...
Packing Potatoes at B&B Farms

Packing Potatoes at B&B Farms

Packing Potatoes at B&B Farms The four million pounds of potatoes they picked at B&B Farms last fall are about halfway gone, right on track to keep us in French fries and Stoemp until next fall’s crop. We learned on a recent visit that potatoes are stored...

In Season In April

Products In Season In April Find recipes for April Vegetables beetscarrotscucumbersgreen onionsfresh herbslettucemicro greensonions - storagepotatoessalad greensspinachtomatoeswinter squash Dairy butterbuttermilkcheesecocoa milkcottage cheesecreamgouda cheesegouda...
What’s In Season Episode 10:  Seared Trout, Hollandaise, Warm Potato Salad, Spring Greens with Feta, White Balsamic & Honey Vinaigrette

What’s In Season Episode 10: Seared Trout, Hollandaise, Warm Potato Salad, Spring Greens with Feta, White Balsamic & Honey Vinaigrette

More Great Recipes Shumka Seared Trout with Hollandaise Sauce MoutardeWarm Roasted Potato SaladRhonda’s Buckwheat Honey and White Balsamic VinaigretteSpring Greens with Sheep’s FetaCarrots à la MarkusStewed Cucumbers What’s In Season Episode 10: Seared Trout,...
Cucumbers In Season at DeBruin’s!

Cucumbers In Season at DeBruin’s!

Cucumbers In Season at DeBruin’s! DeBruins Greenhouses have been offering fresh herbs and lettuces for a few weeks already, and their mini cucumbers are now beginning to bear fruit.   Things you might not know about mini cucumbers: 1. They’re closely...
Chef Profile:  Markus Hofmann

Chef Profile: Markus Hofmann

Meet More People In Food Producer Spotlight: Veg-e-tate GardenCSA (Community Supported Agriculture)Producer Spotlight: CSA at Sleepy GProducer Spotlight: Stanley Hill BisonChef Profile: Tanner HarrisChef Profile: Mr. Todd MillerChef Profile: Bret KarpowichProducer...
Stewed Cucumbers

Stewed Cucumbers

Stewed Cucumbers In our March 2022 show, chef Markus Hofmann from Rose Valley Lodge & Restaurant prepares these cucumbers as a side dish to Pork Tenderloin Calvados along with Carrots à la Markus and Scalloped Potatoes. Ingredients: 1 English cucumber 1 tbsp....
Scalloped Potatoes

Scalloped Potatoes

Scalloped Potatoes In our March 2022 show, chef Markus Hofmann from Rose Valley Lodge & Restaurant prepares these potatoes as a side dish to Pork Tenderloin Calvados along with Carrots à la Markus and Stewed Cucumbers. Ingredients: 6 med. red potatoes (peeled and...
Producer Spotlight: Veg-e-tate Garden

Producer Spotlight: Veg-e-tate Garden

Producer Spotlight: Veg-e-tate Garden Year-round salad greens!Justin and Caitlin at Veg-e-tate Garden offer fresh greens year-round, and can be found at the Thunder Bay Country Market most Saturdays at this time of year. Seasonal varietyThe varieties of greens growing...

In Season in March

Products In Season In March Find recipes for March Vegetables beetscabbagecarrotscucumbersfresh herbslettucemicro greensonions - storagepotatoessalad greenswinter squash Dairy butterbuttermilkcheesecocoa milkcottage cheesecreamgouda cheesegouda cheese...
Pork is In Season at the Squash Queen

Pork is In Season at the Squash Queen

Pork is In Season at the Squash Queen Hog farmers play an important role in our food web. Dan and Shannon The Squash Queen Vanlenthe and their son Sam work with a farmer in the region who is able to supplement his own income breeding extra piglets. These piglets leave...

In Season in February

Products In Season In February Find recipes for February Vegetables beetscabbage, head - storagecarrots (stored)garlic (stored)micro greensonions - storagepotatoessalad greenswinter squash Dairy butterbuttermilkcheesecocoa milkcottage cheesecreamgouda cheesegouda...
Producer Spotlight:  CSA at Sleepy G

Producer Spotlight: CSA at Sleepy G

Meet More People In Food Producer Spotlight: Stanley Hill BisonChef Profile: Tanner HarrisChef Profile: Mr. Todd MillerChef Profile: Bret KarpowichProducer Spotlight: The Squash QueenProducer Spotlight: Sandy Acres FarmProducer Spotlight: Pitch Creek FarmProducer...

In Season in January

Products In Season In January Find recipes for January Vegetables beetscabbage, head - storagecarrots (stored)garlic (stored)micro greensonions - storagepotatoessalad greenswinter squash Dairy butterbuttermilkcheesecocoa milkcottage cheesecreamgouda cheesegouda cheese...
Producer Spotlight:  Stanley Hill Bison

Producer Spotlight: Stanley Hill Bison

Meet More People In Food Chef Profile: Tanner HarrisChef Profile: Mr. Todd MillerChef Profile: Bret KarpowichProducer Spotlight: The Squash QueenProducer Spotlight: Sandy Acres FarmProducer Spotlight: Pitch Creek FarmProducer Spotlight: My-Pride FarmChef Profile:...
Chef Profile:  Tanner Harris

Chef Profile: Tanner Harris

Meet More People In Food Chef Profile: Mr. Todd MillerChef Profile: Bret KarpowichProducer Spotlight: The Squash QueenProducer Spotlight: Sandy Acres FarmProducer Spotlight: Pitch Creek FarmProducer Spotlight: My-Pride FarmChef Profile: Nikos MantisProducer Spotlight:...

In Season In December

Products In Season In December Find recipes for December Vegetables beetscabbage, head - storage carrots (stored) celeriac garlic (stored)herbs (culinary)lettuce micro greens onions - storagepotatoessalad greens spinachwinter squash Dairy butter buttermilk cheese...
Chef Profile:  Mr. Todd Miller

Chef Profile: Mr. Todd Miller

Meet More People In Food Chef Profile: Tanner HarrisChef Profile: Bret KarpowichProducer Spotlight: The Squash QueenProducer Spotlight: Sandy Acres FarmProducer Spotlight: Pitch Creek FarmProducer Spotlight: My-Pride FarmChef Profile: Nikos MantisProducer Spotlight:...

In Season in November

Products In Season In November Find recipes for November Vegetables beets Brussels sproutscabbage, head - storage carrotsceleriac garlic green onions herbs (culinary)kalelettuce micro greens onions - storage parsnips potatoes pumpkin radishes salad greens shallots...
Chef Profile:  Bret Karpowich

Chef Profile: Bret Karpowich

Meet More People In Food Producer Spotlight: The Squash QueenProducer Spotlight: Sandy Acres FarmProducer Spotlight: Pitch Creek FarmProducer Spotlight: My-Pride FarmChef Profile: Nikos MantisProducer Spotlight: Belluz FarmsProducer Spotlight: DeBruin’s...

In Season in October

Products In Season In October Find recipes for October Vegetables beets cabbage, head - storage carrots cauliflower cucumbers fennel garlic green onions herbs (culinary) hot peppers kale kohlrabi lettuce micro greens onions - storage parsnips potatoes pumpkin radishes...
Unboxing a Superior Seasons Online Order!

Unboxing a Superior Seasons Online Order!

More Stories About Local Food Chef Profile: Bret KarpowichProducer Spotlight: The Squash QueenProducer Spotlight: Sandy Acres FarmProducer Spotlight: Pitch Creek FarmProducer Spotlight: My-Pride FarmChef Profile: Nikos MantisProducer Spotlight: Belluz FarmsProducer...
Producer Spotlight: The Squash Queen

Producer Spotlight: The Squash Queen

Producer Spotlight: The Squash Queen Squash picking with the Squash Queen and the next generation!Shannon Vanlenthe and her son Tristan took us out into the garden to see what’s coming out next. Meet Tristan!Tristan is moving into a lead role in the gardening...

In Season in September

Products In Season In September Find recipes for September Vegetables Asian cabbage beans - string/green beets bok choy broccoli cabbage, head - fresh cabbage, head - storage carrotscauliflower cucumbers fennel garlic green onions herbs (culinary)horseradish hot...
Producer Spotlight:  Sandy Acres Farm

Producer Spotlight: Sandy Acres Farm

Meet More People In Food Producer Spotlight: Pitch Creek FarmProducer Spotlight: My-Pride FarmChef Profile: Nikos MantisProducer Spotlight: Belluz FarmsProducer Spotlight: DeBruin’s GreenhousesProducer Spotlight: Slate River Dairy Producer Spotlight: Sandy Acres...
Producer Spotlight:  Pitch Creek Farm

Producer Spotlight: Pitch Creek Farm

Producer Spotlight: Pitch Creek Farm A regular presence at the Wednesday MarketRegulars at the Thunder Bay Country Market’s Wednesday gathering are familiar with Pitch Creek Farm’s twin black tents.  Typically, the tent to the left is used for the weekly...
Al’s Calabacitas

Al’s Calabacitas

Al’s Calabacitas Recipe courtesy of Allan Rebelo, El Tres & Bight Ingredients 2 lbs patty pan squash ¼ cup Olive oil 1 red onion, sliced 2 oz garlic, sliced 1 lime, juice ½ bunch cilantro, roughly chopped 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp chilli Dash chipotle chilli...
Al’s Char Broiled Salsa

Al’s Char Broiled Salsa

Al’s Char Broiled Salsa Recipe courtesy of Allan Rebelo, El Tres & Bight Ingredients 4 Roma Tomatoes, cut in half lengthwise ½ Red Onion, sliced into 1” discs 2 Poblano Peppers 1 Jalapeno 2 Limes, juice ½ bunch Cilantro, roughly chopped Olive oil Salt &...
Tacos “Al’s Pastor”

Tacos “Al’s Pastor”

Tacos “Al’s Pastor” Recipe courtesy of Al Rebelo, El Tres & Bight Ingredients 1.5 lbs Pork Shoulder 2 T. canola oil3oz garlic cloves 2 tsp oregano dried 2 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp black pepper 1 pinch ground cloves 6 ancho chiles, stemmed, seeded and...

In Season in August

Products In Season In August Find recipes for August Vegetables Asian cabbagebeans - string/green beets bok choybroccoli cabbage, head - freshcabbage, head - storage carrots cucumbersfennelgarlic green onions herbs (culinary) hot peppers kalekohlrabi lettuce micro...
Producer Spotlight:  My-Pride Farm

Producer Spotlight: My-Pride Farm

Meet More People In Food Chef Profile: Nikos MantisProducer Spotlight: Belluz FarmsProducer Spotlight: DeBruin’s GreenhousesProducer Spotlight: Slate River Dairy Producer Spotlight: My-Pride Farm We got a tour out at My-Pride Farm with veal producer Mike Visser,...
Chef Profile:  Nikos Mantis

Chef Profile: Nikos Mantis

Meet More People In Food July: Grilled Veal Rib Steaks, BBQ Bok Choy and Strawberry Feta Salad with Nikos MantisProducer Spotlight: Belluz FarmsProducer Spotlight: DeBruin’s GreenhousesProducer Spotlight: Slate River Dairy Chef Profile: Nikos Mantis Chef Nikos...
Producer Spotlight:  Belluz Farms

Producer Spotlight: Belluz Farms

Meet More People In Food July: Grilled Veal Rib Steaks, BBQ Bok Choy and Strawberry Feta Salad with Nikos MantisChef Profile: Nikos MantisProducer Spotlight: DeBruin’s GreenhousesProducer Spotlight: Slate River Dairy Producer Spotlight: Belluz Farms Jodi Belluz...
Producer Spotlight:  DeBruin’s Greenhouses

Producer Spotlight: DeBruin’s Greenhouses

Meet More People In Food July: Grilled Veal Rib Steaks, BBQ Bok Choy and Strawberry Feta Salad with Nikos MantisChef Profile: Nikos MantisProducer Spotlight: Belluz FarmsProducer Spotlight: Slate River Dairy Producer Spotlight: DeBruin’s Greenhouses Henriet...
Producer Spotlight:  Slate River Dairy

Producer Spotlight: Slate River Dairy

Meet More People In Food July: Grilled Veal Rib Steaks, BBQ Bok Choy and Strawberry Feta Salad with Nikos MantisChef Profile: Nikos MantisProducer Spotlight: Belluz FarmsProducer Spotlight: DeBruin’s Greenhouses Producer Spotlight: Slate River Dairy Wilma Mol,...

In Season In July

Products In Season In July Find recipes for July Vegetables beans - string/green beets bok choy cabbage, head - fresh carrots cucumbers green onions herbs (culinary) hot peppers kale lettuce micro greens onions - fresh peas potatoes radishes salad greens spinach...

Chef Markus’ Scalloped Potatoes

Chef Markus’ Scalloped Potatoes Recipe courtesy of Rose Valley Lodge Ingredients 6 medium red potatoes (peeled and sliced) 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1/8 tsp nutmeg 1 garlic clove (minced) whipping cream Manchego or old Gouda cheese (min 1 cup – grated)...

Chefs Wanted for Recipe Videos

As part of the next phase of this project, we’ll be working with Damien Gilbert and his team at Epica Pictures to produce a series of recipe videos with local chefs to make it easier for #tbay to use local ingredients while they’re in season. Starting in...

Submit a Recipe to Promote Your Business!

The new Recipe Box section will be launched just before we release our first recipe video at the beginning of July.  In addition to a new how-to video every month, we’re looking to help #tbay eat local with easy recipes featuring local ingredients in season....

Producer Input Wanted for Seasonal Calendar

We’re now beginning work on the Recipe Box section of the website, which will be the home to… you guessed it… recipes! Recipes will be added regularly, and in each one we’ll identify ingredients currently in season, with a link to the...

NEW CSA Category

We’ve created and populated new CSA and Wholesale categories for Producer listings. Do you have a Producer listing? These categories were created after information was submitted under “other” responses in our intake survey and may not have been...

NEW Referrals Feature

The referral feature is now live on the tbayInSeason.ca directory! Each vendor profile now includes referral links to other vendors identified as partners.  In order to make confirming and updating these referrals transparent and efficient, referrals flow downstream. ...