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Zucchini flowers?

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b_dub Apr 9, 2012 12:28 PM

I had zucchini flowers while on vacation in France and loved them, but I can't find them on this side of the pond. Any ideas??

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    RYP Apr 9, 2012 01:02 PM

    It's still a little early. When they're ready you'll be able to find them at the farmers' markets that have local producers (ie. Brickworks).

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      b_dub Apr 9, 2012 01:30 PM

      That's great. Any idea what time of year approx?

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        Kagemusha Apr 9, 2012 01:45 PM

        Totally weather-dependent but nothing will go into the ground for another month. Late June/early July probably.

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          b_dub Apr 9, 2012 02:06 PM

          Awesome. Thanks very much!

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      Herne Apr 9, 2012 02:48 PM

      Befriending an Italian Grandmother should do the trick

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        OTFOODIE Apr 9, 2012 05:35 PM

        Just a few seeds in a couple of spots in your garden will produce plenty. Zucchini has to be about the easiest vegetable to grow.

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        LexiFirefly Apr 9, 2012 03:41 PM

        SLM sometimes has them out of season if your despperate otherwise just wait. I've seen them there in winter months at the fruit stand in the north east corner!

        1. flying101 Apr 9, 2012 10:17 PM

          Michaelangelos at woodbine and hwy 7 had them about 2-3 weeks ago (most likely imported). They also where very expensive at $2-3 EACH.

          best bet is to wait till they are in season.

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            JennaBean Apr 10, 2012 02:11 PM

            Once they are in season harvest wagon always has a big box or two around.

            1. justinisthebest Apr 17, 2012 09:04 AM

              Are you looking to buy them fresh or eat them at a restaurant? I had them at 7Numbers Danforth a while back and they were excellent.

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