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Local Foods Calendar for Montreal

January
Apples — Onions — Parsnips — Potatoes — Rutabaga

February
Apples — Greenhouse Cucumbers — Onions — Parsnips — Rutabaga

March
Apples — Greenhouse Cucumbers — Onions — Parsnips — Rutabaga

April
Apples — Greenhouse Cucumbers — Greenhouse Tomatoes — Onions — Parsnips — Rutabaga

May
Asparagus — Greenhouse Cucumbers — Greenhouse Onions — Greenhouse Peppers — Tomatoes — Rutabaga

June
Asian Broccoli — Asparagus — Choy Sum — Chrysanthemum Greens — Cucumbers — Green Peas — Greenhouse Peppers — Greenhouse Tomatoes — Mustard Greens — Radishes — Rhubarb — Snow Peas — Snow Pea Shoots — Spinach — Strawberries — Yow Choy

July
Apricots — Asian Broccoli — Beets — Broccoli — Cabbage — Carrots — Choy Sum — Chrysanthemum Greens — Cucumbers — Green Beans — Green Peas — Greenhouse Peppers — Greenhouse Tomatoes — Lettuce — Mustard Greens — Radishes — Semi-Freestone Peaches — Snow Peas — Snow Pea Shoots — Sour Cherries — Spinach — Spring Onions — Strawberries — Sweet Cherries — Wax Beans — Yellow Plums — Yellow Raspberries — Yow Choy — Zucchini

August
Amaranth — Apricots — Bartlett Pears — Beets — Blue Plums — Blueberries — Bok Choy — Broccoli — Cabbage — Carrots — Cauliflower — Celery — Cucumbers — Daikon — Eggplants — Fuzzy Squash — Garlic — Green Beans — Leeks — Muskmelon — Nappa — Peaches — Peppers — Radishes — Rapini — Snow Peas — Spinach — Spring Onions — Sweet Corn — Tomatoes — Watermelon — Wax Beans — Yellow Plums — Zucchini

September
Acorn Squash — Apples — Bartlett Pears — Blue Grapes — Blue Plums — Broccoli — Cabbage — Carrots — Cauliflower — Celery — Corn — Cucumbers — Eggplants — Freestone Peaches — Garlic — Green Beans — Green Grapes — Leeks — Lettuce — Muskmelon — Onions — Parsnips — Peppers — Pepper Squash — Potatoes — Radishes — Rapini — Spaghetti Squash — Spinach — Spring Onions — Tomatoes — Watermelon —Wax Beans — Zucchini

October
Acorn Squash — Anjou Pears — Apples — Beets — Blue Grapes — Bosc Pears — Broccoli — Brussels Sprouts — Buttercup Squash — Butternut Squash — Cabbage — Carrots — Cauliflower — Garlic — Green Grapes — Greenhouse Cucumbers — Greenhouse Tomatoes — Hubbard Squash — Jerusalem Artichokes — Leeks — Onions — Parsnips — Pepper Squash — Potatoes — Radishes — Rapini — Rutabaga — Spaghetti Squash — Spinach

November
Acorn Squash — Apples — Bosc Pears — Brussels Sprouts — Buttercup Squash — Butternut Squash — Cabbage — Hubbard Squash — Jerusalem Artichokes —Leeks — Onions — Parsnips — Pepper Squash — Potatoes Rutabaga — Spaghetti Squash — Tomatoes

December
Apples — Bosc Pears — Buttercup Squash — Butternut Squash — Hubbard Squash — Onions — Parsnips — Potatoes -Rutabaga

Where Can I Buy Local Food In Montreal?
Some Farmers’ Markets in Montreal

Atwater Market
138 Atwater Ave, south of Notre-Dame
Metro: Lionel-Groulx
Hours: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday; 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Friday; 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Sunday
Tel: (514) 937-7754

Jean-Talon Market
7070 rue Henri-Julien, near Jean-Talon
Metro: Jean-Talon / De Castelnau
Hours: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday; 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Friday; 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday; 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday
Tel: (514) 277-1588

De Maisonneuve Market
4445 Ontario Street East
Metro: Pie-IX / Viau
Hours: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday; 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Friday; 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday; 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday
Tel: (514) 937-7754

Frontenac Market
corner of Ontario and Iberville
Metro: Frontenac
Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays only
Tel: (514) 845-2332 #230

Lachine Market
1865 rue Notre-Dame
Metro: Angrignon (Bus 195)
Hours: check with vendors but generally 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday, Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Sunday
Tel: (514) 937-7754

Metro Markets
Markets with some fruits and vegetables, open from March or April to October, are located outside:
* Cote-des-Neiges Metro
* Mont-Royal Metro
* Papineau Metro
* Place d'Armes Metro
* Rosemont Metro
* Square-Victoria Metro

Ste. Anne Market
Ste. Anne de Bellevue

The Marche Sainte-Anne in Ste. Anne de Bellevue has now been running for over ten years. It has grown from a small and quaint town market to a weekly event which is prized by its residents and the neighboring population. It has also been an example for the creation of new markets in the area. It is one of the only public markets of this size open for all four seasons. This year, over 30 merchants will serve the population with regional products. With its unique appeal, the Marche Sainte-Anne offers all the magic of a multi-generational meeting and gathering place every Saturday. Products: fresh, local and organic fruits and vegetables, meat, bread, pastries, honey, maple syrup, cheese, flour, jam, preserves, prepared meals, mead, body products, arts and crafts, etc. Important dates: May 11 - Waterfront Market begins; from November 10 to May 4, 2013 Hours 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM - Location St. George Anglican Church, 23 Rue Perrault. Info: marchesteanne@gmail.com

Online Resources

Slow Food in Montreal: Your Guide to Eating Local
http://montreal.about.com/od/foodwine/tp/mtl_guide_eating_local.htm

Montreal Locavore Resources - Useful Lists and Links to Eating Local in Montreal
http://montreal.about.com/od/montreallifestyles/a/mtl_locavore_re.htm

Slow Food Canada
http://www.slowfood.ca/

Slow Food International
http://www.slowfood.com/