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Delicata Squash?

jo_jo_ba Oct 6, 2010 03:46 PM

Anyone seen these around the Durham region?? I can't find any farms listing it as an offering and none of the grocery stores have it.

  1. jo_jo_ba Oct 8, 2010 11:58 AM

    I lucked out guys, thanks!! I wound up hitting the Oshawa farmer's market and scored 6 of them for $5! Hoping to save some seeds too.

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    1. re: jo_jo_ba
      BamiaWruz Oct 8, 2010 05:01 PM

      WOW! Good for you!

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        EarlyDrive Oct 8, 2010 06:28 PM

        not Durham, but I picked some up at Fiesta today

    2. BamiaWruz Oct 7, 2010 10:10 PM

      OHH My gosh, I haven't seen them either in Durham but now if I find one I'll snatch it. They really are the best.

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        ComeUndone Oct 7, 2010 09:47 AM

        Also spotted yesterday as sweet potato squash at the Wednesday morning Richmond Hill farmers' market. Hillcrest Mall, Yonge & 16th.

        1. burningrome Oct 7, 2010 08:59 AM

          I feel your pain - it's the best tasting winter squash I've ever had and it's strangely hard to find! Now's the time though. I found it at Loblaws a week or two ago with a "Sweet Potato Squash" sticker on it; and I also found it at a little Chinese produce market on Bloor near Jane. I bet many of these little produce markets get their veggies from that Ontario Food Terminal.....

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            slradcli Oct 7, 2010 07:18 AM

            I just got one yesterday from my CSA, Kawartha Ecological Growers (http://www.kawarthaecologicalgrowers.com). Check out their schedule of farmer's markets and CSA pickups, maybe there's one near you.

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