Whether they’re fresh, canned or frozen, vegetables and fruit offer great taste and nutritional value for those young and young at heart. With over hundreds of items to choose from, below is a list of resources to help you find out more about vegetables and fruit, including recipes, storage information, seasonality, buying local, and more.
Canadian Cancer Society
Information on healthy living and disease prevention
Canada’s Food Guide
Information on healthy eating, nutrition labels and more
Ecology Action Centre
Information on locally-produced foods and growing, and processing your own foods
Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia
Find the farmers’ market closest to you.
Mix it up!
National campaign led by the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA), the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Health Check™ Program and the Canadian Cancer Society. Recipes, meal planning and more
Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness
Information on the provincial Healthy Eating Nova Scotia strategy
Nova Scotia Fruit Growers Association
Information on Nova Scotia apples
Select Nova Scotia
Locate foods, farmer’s and farm markets, events, recipes and seasonality guide
Health Canada website
links to food advisories, recalls, safe handling of foods, and other relevant consumer information