What's in Season?

With incredible locally grown food in Lethbridge, it can be hard to decide what to eat! If so, the seasons might be able to help you decide! Keep reading to learn about the best months for fresh produce in Lethbridge.

Spring

While spring is usually a reset for the world of outdoor farming, the magic of modern day farming also includes year round crops grown in green houses. As we wait for all the other fresh seasonal favourites to ripen, you can grab some of these delicious pieces of produce from local growers!

Vegetables

Seasonality

Bell Peppers

Year-Round

Hot Peppers


Cherry tomatoes


Eggplants


Asparagus


Green Beans


Summer

Long days full of bright sun make all the delicious fruits and berries of summer even better in Lethbridge. From fresh fruits at farmers markets, toe aching a few raspberries in the field at a u-Pick just outside of the city. No matter what your hungry for, you can find it fresh under the summer sun in Lethbridge!

Fruit

Seasonality

Haskap Berries

May - Mid June

Cherries

June - July

Blueberries

Mid-July - August

Nectarines

July - August

Strawberries

July - August

Vegetables

Seasonality

Kale

June - September

Fall

Fall in the region is when all the big things come out to play. from the Lethbridge Corn Maze, where you can pick pumpkins, to grocery stores and our Famers Market being over runs with delicious fresh local produce. As the leaves fall and winter approaches, fresh food takes centre stage during our harvesting season.

Fruit

Seasonality

Apples

August - November

Vegetables

Seasonality

Mustard Seed

August - October

Sweet Corn

August - October

Sugar Beets

July - October

Squashes

July - November

Pumpkins

August - October

Winter

While produce may not be capable of growing all year round regularly, we still have local producers and greenhouses to thank. Whilewinter high be cold, there are still these few suppliers bringing us a little fresh food during the cold of winter. not to mention, you can still find incredible fresh ingredients being used by our city food tour participants year round!

Fruit

Seasonality

Apples

August - November

Vegetables

Seasonality

Carrots

July - December

Cabbage

July - December

Broccoli

June - November

Where to Find Fresh Produce

Broxburn Vegetables and Café

All your favourite fresh produce can be found at Broxburn Vegetables and Café. Broxburn has a wide selection of greenhouse grown vegetables year round, such as eggplant, mini cucumbers and more. They also offer U-Pick services for strawberries and raspberries in the summer check out their website, or learn more on our producers page!

Prairie Hills Farm Ltd.

Prairie Hills Farms is home to incredible haskap products, but that's not all. These incredible producers pride themselves on their berry production, and the other products they sell, such as jams, spreads, syrups, and more. They carry other produce products they've grown, and that of other local Farmers. Head over to their website to learn more or check out our rural producers page to learn more about them.

Lethbridge Farmer's Markets

Lethbirgde hosts weekly farmers markets all throughout the summer in both our downtown and at the Lethbridge and District Exhibition. Our farmers markets feature many local growers and their beautiful produce for sale, along with a few other vendors. head over to their website to learn more about when and where to find all the latest information on Lethbridge Farmers Market or head to our farmers market events page for more details!

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