From misty Haida Gwaii, to the Skeena River, volcanic valleys, glacial lakes and snowy mountains—enjoy the view of each market you visit.
Each farmers’ market is a reflection of its location, offering unique products from birch syrup and haskap berries, to candied salmon, and wild mushrooms. Visit the 12 farmers’ markets in the region, and while you’re there, fill up your bag with freshly harvested greens, flavourful preserves, heritage grains, and fresh baked bread.
This vast region of Northern British Columbia extends up to the Yukon/Alaska border with sweeping glaciated valleys, volcanic rock formations, towering mountain ranges and mist-shrouded coast. Northern BC is also home to the ancient Great Bear Rainforest, and the Haida Gwaii archipelago.
What’s in Season in Northern BC
Crunchy with a bit of spiciness, fresh radishes are delicious in salads. Or try them sautéed to reduce the sharp flavour. You can store these fibrous root vegetables in the fridge unwashed for up to two weeks.
What’s Fresh in this Region?Fresh – apples, beets, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, cucumber, huckleberries, kale, leek, lettuce, mushrooms, onion, parsnip, peas, potatoes, pumpkin, radish, rutabaga, squash, tomatoes, zucchini. Storage/dried/frozen – corn, garlic, turnip.
Featured Market Profile
The magic of the wild west coast, right in the centre of town. Community spirit is always available at the Masset Farmers’ Market in Haida Gwaii. This open-air market may have started small, but it grows a little bit more every Friday as more and more locals set up their tents and tables in the…