Canadians will come together to enjoy and celebrate food and their stories – in person and online on Food Day Canada, Saturday August 3, 2019. Food Day Canada is a chance for all Canadians to join hands in one massive celebration in praise of our incredible food and the people who make it happen.
Who? Anyone and everyone who loves Canadian ingredients. Chefs, home cooks, farmers, ranchers, fishers, writers, winemakers, brewers, food processors, researchers…and the list goes on.
When? ALL Day Saturday August 3, 2019
Where? Anywhere and everywhere. Backyard barbecues, picnics, potlucks, dine in, dine out. Enjoy Canadian-grown, Canadian-made food and drinks!
Canadians are coming together to declare Food Day Canada/ Journée des terroirs. We are shopping, cooking eating and celebrating across the nation. The spirit of pride will shine as iconic structures are being lit red and white in honour of our Canadian cuisine including: the Confederation Centre in St. John’s; city halls in Halifax, Charlottetown & Vancouver; the huge city signs in Toronto & Winnipeg; the St. Lawrence Market; Niagara Falls and the CN Tower; The Calgary Tower; B.C. Place; the Celebration gates and fountain at the BC Legislature in Victoria…with more to come. Find the detailed map of locations on FoodDayCanada.ca.
How can YOU Join the Party?
Shop like a Canadian. Cook like a Canadian. Share like a Canadian. Post your menus, photos and stories with pride and passion! Add the hashtag #FoodDayCanada and watch them appear on FoodDayCanada.ca and @fooddaycanada as the celebration rolls with the time zones across the nation. It’s culinary voyeurism at its very best.
Canada IS food and the world is richer for it. Everyone can help celebrate and ‘Shine a Light on Canadian cuisine’ on August 3, 2019.
Celebrate Food Day Canada with your family and friends with these tasty recipe ideas featuring yummy Canadian ingredients!
Serve with rice and a Greek salad for supper and then take the leftovers in a pita for lunch the next day. Recipe and image courtesy of SaskPork
Steak Burgers are packed with more flavour than just what’s on top! With fresh ground Round, Chuck or Sirloin from your local grocer, it’s easy to make these signature burgers at home.
Recipe and image courtesy of CanadaBeef.ca
Even a tried-and-true summer staple can use an update. Swap in some fresh herbs and this 40-year-old recipe is ready to impress at your next barbecue
Recipe and image courtesy of DiaryFarmersofCanada.ca.
Full of crunch, thanks to the sunflower seeds and apple, this broccoli salad is a happy marriage of flavour and texture. It travels well, and is a welcome addition to the picnic or potluck table.
Recipe and image courtesy of SpreadTheMustard.
Perfect dip for a celebration!
Recipe and image courtesy of HealthyFlax.
These are a great make-ahead picnic snack – prepare in advance and slice the day of.
Recipe and Image Courtesy of Lentils.org
These layered frozen treats, made with wholesome ingredients, are such a great way to cool down on a hot summer day and will add a little patriotic flair to any celebration.
Recipe and Image Courtesy of Eggs.ca