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Tomatillos in Calgary?

graemejw Jul 22, 2007 04:42 PM

Where can i buy them? Boca Loca only seems to have the tinned variety...will any of the big grocery stores carry them?

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    tracey06 Jul 29, 2007 11:53 PM

    I get my tomatillos at the Castleridge Safeway; they are usually cheaper there than at either of "my" local Co-ops. Boca Loca usually doesn't have many at any one time. When necessary, the canned ones do in a pinch, although I agree fresh is best. What I'm wondering is if Calgary's growing season is long enough for tomatillos (if they're started inside like we need to do with tomatoes). Has anyone ever seen packages of the seeds?

    1. John Manzo Jul 23, 2007 03:54 PM

      I don't think these are really that exotic at all anymore; I see them at pretty much every supermarket.

      1. sharonanne Jul 23, 2007 03:39 PM

        I've bought them at Safeway. Dalhousie Station, North Hill and Crowfoot.

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          Zydeco_Mama Jul 23, 2007 11:56 AM

          I've seen them at Safeways in Montgomery

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            yen Jul 22, 2007 05:09 PM

            Boca Loca carries the fresh variety - they are in the open fridge unit in the back. I have also bought them at the Coop Midtown Market on 11th and 11th.

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