Strawberries, peas, new potatoes are in season on Vancouver Island. Best foods for people are always locally produced. Corporate fruits and vegetables are grown for long shelf life, appearance, size, cheap to grow, etc. Produced to make money, not to provide fresh wholesome food. Most Corporate Foods are not fit to feed pigs. The pigs would not be fit to eat.
Eating Out of Season imported mono cultured foods is dumb, wasteful, unsustainable and often exploitative. Nothing beats your local garden. Get started today, WORLD WIDE,LOCAL PEOPLE FEED LOCAL PEOPLE IN SEVEN YEARS.