Christmas Dinner Pre-Orders Now Open!
Whether you’re hosting an intimate dinner or a family feast, we’ve got the turkey and all the trimmings you need to enjoy Christmas with your loved ones. Pre-order by December 20 for pickup on December 22–23.
Grocery shop seasonally to get the best quality, flavour and save money! We have put together some helpful tips and advantages to buying food within a growing season, including a seasonal fruit and vegetable availability chart as well as information on economical meat and poultry tips to stretch your food dollar.
Shopping seasonally means buying and eating foods when they are harvested.
Indoor agriculture, such as greenhouses, has made locally available produce all year. Fruits and vegetables that can be grown indoors include:
Some produce can be kept cool and stored for long periods with minimal loss of quality. These can include:
Although buying food in season tends to be less expensive, produce is strongly affected by the growing season. Very dry or very wet years can cause poor crop yield.
Purchasing meat doesn’t have to mean racking up a large grocery bill. We’ve compiled a list of alternative meat cuts that will not only save you a few bucks, but also make a delicious meal!