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?Apples, beans, beets, blueberries, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, corn, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, grapes, huckleberries, kale, leek, lettuce, mushrooms, onion, peas, peppers, potatoes, pumpkin, radish, raspberries, rhubarb, rutabaga, Saskatoon berries, spinach, squash, strawberries, tomatoes, turnip, zucchini
Featured Market Profile
Get up close and personal with local farmers growing food right here on Haida Gwaii. Once you see the giant carrot, you’ll know you’ve arrived at the Tlell Farmers’ Market. Operating out of their very own greenhouse behind the firehall, this market has played an important part in supporting food security in the region for…