Listing of local foods: vegetables, fruits, herbs, meat, fish, poultry, eggs, dairy, honey, maple syrup, baked goods, jams, sauces, condiments, preserves, and...anything else we could find.

Vegetable families

It's super useful to have an idea of which veggies are related to each other. Knowing the relationships!

Onion/Allium Family (Alliaceae/Amaryllidaceae) chives, garlic, garlic chives, elephant garlic, leeks, onion, scallions, shallot
Cabbage/Crucifer/ Mustard Family (Brassicaceae /Cruciferae) arugula, bok choi, broccoli, broccoli raab, brussels sprouts, cabbage, calabrese, cauliflower, Chinese cabbage, collards, cress, daikon, horseradish, kale, kohlrabi, mizuna, mustard, radish, rutabaga, swede, tatsoi, turnip, wasabi, watercress
Beetroot/Goosefoot Family (Chenopodiaceae /Amaranthaceae) amaranth, beet, beetroot, chard, good king henry, goosefoot, lamb’s quarters, pigweed, quinoa, spinach, sugar beet, Swiss chard
Aster/Daisy Family (Asteracea/Compositae) artemisia, cardoon, chamomile, chicory, chrysanthemums dandelion, endive, escarole, globe artichoke, jerusalem artichoke, lettuce, marigolds, safflower, salsify, scorzonera, shungiku (edible chrysanthemum), sunflower, tarragon
Squash/Cucurbit Family (Cucurbitaceae) cucumber, gourds (angled luffa, bitter gourd (balsam pear, bitter melon), hardshelled gourd, smooth luffa, snake gourd), melons (cantaloupe/muskmelon, casaba, honeydew melon, water melon), squash/marrow (acorn, banana, buttercup, butternut, cheese, crookneck, delicata, golden cushaw, hubbard, kabocha, pumpkin, scallop, spaghetti, zucchini/courgette), west indian gherkin
Bean & Pea Family (Fabaceae/Leguminosae) alfalfa, beans (adzuki bean, broad bean, chickpea/garbanzo bean, fava bean, french bean, hyacinth bean, lima bean, mung bean, rice bean, runner bean, soybean, vigna mungo), clover, cowpea, fenugreek, lentil, lupin, peas, peanuts, tares/vetches, trefoil
Potato/Nightshade Family (Solanaceae) eggplant (aubergine), garden huckleberry, peppers (Caribbean red hot peppers, chili pepper, habanero, hot paper lantern, sweet pepper), paprika, potato, tobacco, tomato, tomatillo/husk cherry
Carrot Family (Umbelliferae/Apiaceae) caraway, carrot, celery, celeriac, chervil, coriander/cilantro, cumin, dill, fennel, parsley, parsnip, root parsley
Grasses Family (Poaceae/Gramineae) barley, corn/maize, mallet, oats, rice, rye, sorghum, sugarcane, wheat
  • mâche, lambs lettuce (Valerianaceae)
  • New Zealand spinach (Aizoaceae)
  • purslane, portulaca, miners lettuce (Portulacaceae)
  • rhubarb, buckwheat (Polgonaceae)
  • okra (Mallow family, Malvaceae, cacao is also in this family)
  • phacelia; grazing rye