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Where can I buy PATTY PAN squash in toronto??

sugasnap May 23, 2008 11:58 AM

I cant seem to find these delicious little things anywhere.... any suggestions?


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  1. chocabot RE: sugasnap May 23, 2008 12:02 PM

    Last summer i was buying them every sunday at the Liberty Village farmer's market.

    1. foodyDudey RE: sugasnap May 23, 2008 01:22 PM

      I was buying them regularly at three locations in my area:

      - Withrow Park market (first day is tommorrow)
      - Sun Valley
      - Fruit King (Danforth and Logan)

      I have not seen any for sale yet this year.

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      1. re: foodyDudey
        millygirl RE: foodyDudey May 23, 2008 01:38 PM

        Harvest Wagon on Yonge Street usually sells them year round.

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        butter and whiskey RE: sugasnap May 23, 2008 01:39 PM

        Your problem is that these are WAY out of season. Like most squash, these are autum ripening. Even if you could find them tomorrow, they would hve been transported from tens of thousands of miles away & would be a sad representation of what local, in-season patty pans should taste like.

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        1. re: butter and whiskey
          sugasnap RE: butter and whiskey May 24, 2008 09:52 AM

          true enough, thanks for your suggestions!

          1. re: sugasnap
            jamie RE: sugasnap May 26, 2008 09:35 AM

            Once they're in season, the north side of St. Lawrence Market and Whole Foods tend to carry them.

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