Renald Paquette, name of the farm and the man who runs the operations, is the fifth generation of vegetable producing business in Auteuil, Laval. Just like his father before him, Roger Paquette, Renald is dedicated to sweet corn, kernel corn and soy production. He cultivates on 80 hectares of land using a strong dominance of green manure.
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MID-JULY TO END OF OCTOBER
Do you know why corn is atypical? It is actually a sweet tasting cereal eaten as a vegetable. It is one of the richest vegetables in carbohydrates. Did you know that corn retains all its flavors after cooking on the BBQ? Just cook it for about 15 minutes on each side without peeling it, removing […]
Do you know the tomatillo? Hidden behind a thin beige film, it looks a bit like a ground cherry, but it is much larger. It belongs to the nightshade family like tomato, potato and eggplant, it is green, yellow or purple in color and its taste is similar to that of gooseberry or a slightly […]
MID-JUNE TO END OF JULY
Did you know that Quebec is the largest haskap producer in Canada? Since the start of this industry in Quebec in 2013, the production has continued to multiply. The province counts 60 producers, mainly located around the Lac Saint-Jean. Production reached 200,000 pounds in 2020, 50,000 more than in 2019. Did you know that haskap, […]
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