BRAMPTON, ON. (May 8, 2017) – Do you know about all the varieties of fruits and vegetables that grow right here in Peel? With everything from apples to watermelons and beets to pumpkins, Peel farms are a great place to pick up fresh and delicious produce. Get your 2017 Grown in Peel guide today and check out www.GrownInPeel.ca
The Guide features 30 farms, retailers and farmers markets in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga, as well as an easy-to-read map with information on the seasonal availability of local fruits and vegetables.
“The Region of Peel is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of all residents by encouraging the consumption of fresh, flavourful vegetables and fruits,” said Dr. Lawrence Loh, Acting Medical Officer of Health. “We’ve created a handy guide that makes it easy and fun to discover the variety of produce grown right here in our community.”
The Grown in Peel guide is now available free of charge at Peel libraries, fairs and municipal buildings or you can request a copy by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. GrownInPeel.ca features an interactive map, which lists events happening at your local farms and farmers markets and provides the seasonal availability of nearly 50 fruits and vegetables.
Kick off the spring season with a trip to a nearby local farm or market to discover the possibilities.
The Region of Peel serves more than 1.3 million people and approximately 88,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the town of Caledon. For more information, call the Region of Peel at 905-799-7700 or visit peelregion.ca/health.
The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected community for life for more than 1.4 million people and approximately 143,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel’s services touch the lives of residents every day. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter at @regionofpeel.