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Gratitude for Pollinators

Gratitude for pollinators starts in your garden and on your plate

Pollinisateurs canadiens

1 in 3 bites of food

Food is a basic necessity that nourishes us. Nearly a third of our diet containing essential nutrients comes from the food that pollinators help produce.

The following lists of foods are some of those that grow in Canada with the help of our local pollinators.

Fruitée

  • Pommes
  • Abricots
  • Mûres
  • Cerises
  • Groseilles
  • Groseilles à maquereau
  • Poires
  • Bleuets
  • Watermelon
  • canneberges
  • Fraises
  • Prunes
  • Framboises
  • Framboises

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Légumes

  • Squash
  • Zucchini
  • Concombre
  • PEPPER
  • Céleri
  • Semain de la citrouille
  • Choux
  • choux de Bruxelles
  • Choufleur
  • Radis
  • Aragula
  • Navet
  • rutabaga
  • Tomates
  • Des haricots
  • Brocoli
  • de carottes
  • d'oignon
  • Aubergine
  • Chou Frisé
  • chou-rave
  • Asperges

Autres

  • Alfalfa for dairy cattle
  • Milk and its products (cheese, yogourt)
  • Herbs (e.g. cilantro, fennel, dill)
  • Canola, sunflower Cooking oils
  • Courges
  • Sarrasin
  • moutarde
  • Tree nuts: hickory, hazelnut, heartnut, butternut, walnut
  • Graines de tournesol
colourful veggies
There are thousands of pollinating species in Canada