Ingredient List: Inuvik, NWT

See something to be added or corrected in this list? Want to help First We Eat create a local ingredient list for your Northern Community? Please contact us here or email firstweeatproject@gmail.com. Includes some ingredients from North of Inuvik from:
  • Ulukhaktok
  • Paulatuk
  • Sachs’ Harbour
  • Tuktoyaktuk
Meat:
  • Moose (all parts)
  • Caribou (all parts)
  • Grouse
  • Ptarmigan (willow)
  • Beaver
  • Squirrel
  • Muskrat
  • Duck
  • Goose
  • Reindeer
  • Muskox (from further north)
  • Chicken
  • Rabbit
Fish:
  • Grayling
  • Burbot
  • Pike
  • Whitefish
  • Arctic Char
  • Loche
  • Seal (from further north)
  • Beluga (from further north)
Dairy: None Eggs
  • Chicken Eggs
Grains:
  • Lambsquarter/Pigsweed
Fruit:
  • Kungalik (arctic rhubarb)
  • Low bush cranberries
  • Rosehips
  • Saskatoon berries
  • Haskap berries
  • Black currents
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries
  • Rhubarb
  • Salmonberry/Cloudberrry/Bakeapple
  • Strawberries
Vegetables (can store fresh year round):
  • Potatoes
  • Carrots
  • Cabbage
  • Kolrabi
  • Onions
  • Celeriac Root
  • Rutabaga
  • Turnip
  • Beets
  • Spaghetti Squash
Vegetables (can store frozen, dried or canned):
  • Tomatoes
  • Kale
  • Spinach
  • Swiss chard
  • Broccoli
  • Cauliflower
  • Zucchini
  • Celery
  • Peas
  • Cucumbers as pickles
  • A few sweet peppers
  • A few Hot peppers
  • Bok Choy
  • Corn
Seasonal only vegetables:
  • Lettuce
  • Green onions
  • Cucumbers – fresh
  • Radish
Herbs:
  • Basil
  • Dill
  • Mint
  • Thyme
  • Oregano
  • Cilantro/coriander
  • Marjoram
  • Rosemary
  • Parsley
  • Sage
  • Sorrel
  • Lemon Balm
  • Catnip
Wild plants:
  • Wild plantain
  • Wild onions
  • Fireweed
  • Juniper berries
  • Spruce tips
  • Labrador tea
  • Wild Sage
  • Colts foot
  • Stinging Nettle
  • Yarrow
  • Dandelion
  • Chickweed
  • Wild Rose Petals
  • Mushrooms: puff balls
  • Chaga (a bit)
  • Rodeola Root
Sweetener:
  • Stevia
Thickener:
  • Yellow dock
  • Birch and Alder Catkins (if not allergic)
Fats:

  • Moose lard
  • Muktuk
Misc:
  • Kephir
  • Sourdough starter
  • Kombucha