Curly tops that grow out of top of garlic plant that are harvested from May to June. Milder taste of garlic, perfect for pesto/butter, or for stir frying
A type of Italian hard neck garlic that has a long storage life. Music garlic is known to be more spicy, i.e. "garlicky". For sale from August-October.
New red-skinned sweet potato variety to suit Canada's conditions with bright, rich orange flesh
Varying in size
A popular winter squash with sweet yellow-orange flesh; stores up to 3 months
A kabocha type squash with smooth, tender flesh that is sweet, bright orange, dense, and stringless. Smooth texture with a dry, buttery sweet flavour. Excellent for baking, mashing, and pies.
Similar in taste to the butternut squash with a superior quality, rich flavour and a shelf life of up to 4 months.
The rind is black, turning a chestnut brown in storage. A Japanese variety with golden orange flesh that is delicious with taste similar to hazelnuts.
Deep orange flesh. Dense and starchy, has the taste of a sweet potato. Keeps up to moths!
Buttercup Burgess Heirloom squash are thin skinned and not stringy. They have deep orange flesh with a rich flavour and fine-grained texture.
The most popular winter squash. Has thin, edible skin. Solid orange, dense and moist flesh with a small seed cavity. Butternut squash is smooth and tender with a mild squash flavour and sweet, nutty nuances.
A gold-striped acorn squash with exceptional eating quality. The golden coloured meat is smooth, nutty, and sweet. (one of our member's favourite!!)
Originates from Peru and Bolivia. Has superior gourmet flavour and texture. This ancient warted squash is believed to be the parent of varieties such as Buen Gusto de Homo and Marina di Chioggia squash.
A variety grown by Lewis & Mary Dostal of Toma Co. Iowa, who reportedly received it from family friends. Sweet flavour with buttery smooth texture. Dostal Cucumber turns orange in storage.
A French heirloom with peach coloured skin covered with peanut shell-like warts caused by sugar in the skin. Galeux d'Eysines are traditionally used in France for soups and sauces. When cooked, the sweet orange flesh is as smooth as velvet.
Became known as the "800 year old squash". According to legend, seed was found in a clay ball on a historic site in Wisconsin. Gete Okosomin is delicious, super smooth, sweet, and possesses hints of melon.
Has a very sweet, dry, and orange flesh. Half the squash, remove its seeds, and roast cut-side down until tender when pierced with a fork
The thick, hard, green-bronze exterior protects the beautiful golden yellow interior. Green Hubbard is rich, sweet, and fine-grained. It is one of the longest lasting squash in storage!
This winter squash has outstanding eating quality and great storage ability (one of the best). Thick orange flesh, fine texture and excellent flavour.
Has been grown by South American natives for over 1500 years. Guatemalan Blue has a sweet, nutty flavour. It's dense orange flesh is also fine-textured.
From the north-eastern Iranian city of Torbat-e-Heydariyeh. Perfect for decorating. Keep for a year or more. Not as stellar in flavour as some winter squashes but can be used in soups, stews and roasts.
An early winter squash that combines a sweet dumpling with an acorn squash. Heart of Gold has fine-grained orange flesh. Store them in a cool dry place for up to 6 months
More commonly known as Honeynut, they have an intense natural sweetness that becomes rich, caramel-y, and almost malt-like when roasted at high heat. Honeynuts dont have to be peeled, as they have thin skin. They have three times the amount of beta-carotene packed in.
The favourite Australian winter squash with excellent flesh. Jarrahdales are good to use for both food and ornamental use.
An heirloom variety with a rich American history. Flesh is orange, dense, fine-grained, and semi-brittle. When cooked, long island cheese is tender and creamy with a mild, sweet and earthy flavour. Seeds are edible. Has long storage capabilities
A very old Italian Heirloom. Flesh is bright orange and it has a superb, rich and very sweet flavour.
An heirloom pumpkin from a fishing village on the coast of Italy. The rich, sweet flesh is a deep orange and of good quality. Marina di Chioggia is delicious baked or in pies. They're popular as filling for ravioli and for making gnocchi. Store for up to 6 months
The interior of the mashed potato squash is white. These squash are low in sugar and are quite mild tasting. They're named is derived from the fact that when baked and fluffed, they closely resemble mashed potatoes. (They make a great low carb substitute!)
Shortened to "candy squash" Georgia Candy Roasters were originally bred by the Cherokee Nation in the 1800s. The candy roaster has a pumpkin-like, slightly nutty flavour that deepens the longer it's stored. Dry, sweet and orange flesh trhat gets sweeter with time.
An Australian heirloom pumpkin with a strong aroma. Golden and very sweet, its flavour is used in scones. Its drier texture lends itself to baking and boiling. Cooks into a smooth fruit with no strings.
Developed in 1897. It has a hubbard type flesh that has a delicious flavour and fine texture. Red Warty Thing stores for many months.
Takes its name from unique, large, and tasty silver edged seeds that are produced inside its fruit. Kershaw squashes have been grown in Mesoamerica for around 7000 years. The flesh is not palatable, but its seeds are delicious when roasted and are easily removed from their hulls. Used in making pipian sauce.
A healthier option for pasta! Spaghetti have a great source of calcium, potassium, magnesium, and miacin (and is gluten free!) The seed can be roasted like pumpkin seed. It's very important that you cut spaghetti squash width-wise to attain those long strands.
A traditional squash from Brazil that has an incredibly sweet and savoury flavour. Squash Moranga takes its name from the traditional Brazilian dish "Camarão na moranga" ("shrimp in a squash.
Stripetti is a cross between a Sweet Potato Delicata and a Spaghetti Squash. It has the hard skin of Spaghetti squash and the sweet tasting flesh of Delicata Squash. It is a fairly new variety favoured for its flesh that can be formed into noodle shaped strands to act as a substitute for spaghetti.
A buttercup variety with excellent dark orange, dry flesh. Perfect size for 2-3 people. (One of our member's favourite)
Sweet Dumplings have a delicious, light-golden flesh and fine, sweet texture when baked. Their size makes them ideal for stuffing and baking. Even folks who despise squash will like this one!
Donated to Seed Savers Exchange in 1988 by Wallace Brocker of Nebraska USA who remembers his uncle growing this variety. An heirloom hubbard type that benefits from 2 months in storage to develop full sweetness. It bakes to a soft creamy texture and is one of the best, sweetest winter squash.
Very decorative and very sweet flavour. Sweet lightning has stringless, orange flesh and is the perfect size to micvrowave.
Buttery sweet, rich and nutty, this squash is an All American Selections winner! It has dark yellow flesh and a finely grained and dry texture. (One of our member's favourite!)
A delicious heirloom squash from Oregon. Excellent flavoured, deep orange flesh is very sweet. A good keeper, lasting up to 6 months in a cool, dry place.
Delicious smooth, nutty and extra sweet flesh with hints of butter and brown sugar.
A butternut type with orange flesh that is richly fragrant, very sweet, and delicious. The seed was originally brought from the exotic Island of Tahiti by a sailor in the 1960s; one of the first rediscovered heirlooms that fueled the early heirloom movement.
Flesh is yellow-orange, sweet and flavourful with a smooth texture.
Nicknamed aromatherapy chestnut pumpkin for its incredibly sweetly scented flesh. A traditional variety with exceptionally fine-grained, aromatic, bright yellow flesh.
A delicious and unique looking multipurpose Italian winter squash. It can be eaten young like a zucchini or mature when it tastes like a butternut squash.
A very rare and special type of Japanese pumpkin traditionally used in shyin ryori, a type of Buddhist vegetarian cuisine. Yellow flesh, tasty, nutty flavour that is sweet potato-like.
Has light-yellow flesh that is slightly sweet and can be used in both sweet and savoury dishes.
An heirloom, predating 1820.Closely related to a buttercup squash, similar in taste, though not as vibrant, reminiscent to hazelnut, course, and watery. Mostly valued for its colours and looks, not its taste
Also known as "Orange Hokkaido", these squash are a small hubbard squash. They have smooth and tender flesh with a sweet nutty taste reminiscent of chestnuts. The skin of Uchiki Kuris are edible once cooked.
Fine, sweet, and dark orange. Just more of your favourite butternut squash
Rare heirloom from Japan. Buttery-rich flavour, floral fragrance, dry, and fine-grained. Yokohama stores well, remains smooth and moist.
An ancient variety thought to be the inspiration for topaz coloured jewelry among early Indian people.
Locally known as Bishop's Hat. It features prominently in a dish from the city of Mantova. Has a lovely rich flavour and thick texture also suitable for gnocchi or roasting and adding to autumn grain and chicory salads
A small black pumpkin
A historic Cheese Pumpkin from the South of France. The flesh is deep orange, thick and very fine flavoured. Excellent for making pies!
Delicious bright orange flesh, superb eating quality, aromatic, succulent, and sugary
Tan pumpkins varying in shades
Giant white pumpkin
Highly stringy flesh that isn't good for eating but it has hull-less (naked) seeds that are ready to eat straight from the pumpkin.
Ranging from off-white to strong yellow
Giant orange pumpkin
Of all sizes
More commonly known as a Cinderella Pumpkin, they are a French heirloom introduced to America in 1883. Cinderellas are prized for their yellow-orange flesh used in soups and pastries.
One of the best tasting pie pumpkins. Very sweet and smooth flesh
Beautiful green speckles, with the shape of an apple. Also can be dried and painted like a birdhouse gourd
Large mix of colours and shapes. Their shape is often compared to that of a swan.
Our smallest white mini ribbed pumpkins.
Large, round, and solid green colour. The Bushel Gourd can be treated as a birdhouse gourd.
Nice, white plump ribs.
These cute little stars make nice table decorations.
Large, unique gourds. Almost star-like in shape
Orange, ribbed. Resembles a mini pumpkin but flatter and ribbed.
Delicate but absolutely intriguing. Snake gourds, hence the name, are shaped like snakes or curled tubes, and are a solid green colour. Originating from East Serbia, they can grow up to 7'long!
Other small mixed gourds
Slightly larger than the other mini orange gourds, with deep ribs giving it its popular shape
Birdhouse Gourd variety
(i.e., extra large goblin egg gourds) Resembling watermelons, of a smaller size.
smooth, orange. Mini look of an orange pumpkin
Gourds dehydrate and go hollow when stored in a sheltered area over winter. They can be decorated for birdhouses, garden decorations, or anything you want!
Sold from the month of May until August
Large selection of colours and sizes (decoration purposes only)