Ingredient List: Yellowknife, NWT

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  • Moose (all parts)
  • Chicken (all parts)
  • Boar/pig (all parts)
  • Caribou (all parts)
  • Mutton
  • Grouse
  • Ptarmigan (willow)
  • Rabbit
  • Porcupine
  • Lynx
  • Beaver
  • Gopher
  • Squirrel
  • Muskrat
  • Duck
  • Goose
Fish:
  • Chum salmon (incl salmon eggs)
  • Chinook salmon
  • Grayling
  • Burbot
  • Pike
  • Whitefish
Dairy:
  • Milk, cream
  • Yogurt
  • Butter
  • Cream cheese
  • Ice cream
Eggs TBD Grains:
  • Small amount of barley
  • Small amount of rye
  • Lambsquarter/pigsweed
  • Quinoa (small amount as an experiment, and it worked)
Fruit:
  • Low bush cranberries
  • High bush cranberries
  • Rosehips
  • Crowberries
  • Saskatoon berries
  • Haskap berries
  • Black currents
  • Blueberries (a few)
  • Apples (a few precious apples!)
  • Raspberries
  • Rhubarb
  • Salmonberry/Cloudberrry/Bakeapple
  • Strawberries
  • Dwarf sour cherries
Vegetables (can store fresh year round):
  • Potatoes
  • Carrots
  • Cabbage
  • Kolrabi
  • Onions
  • Garlic
  • Celeriac Root
  • Rutabaga
  • Turnip
  • Beets
  • Spaghetti Squash
  • Salsify
  • Brussel sprouts
  • Parsnips
Vegetables (can store frozen, dried or canned):
  • Tomatoes
  • Kale
  • Spinach
  • Swiss chard
  • Broccoli
  • Romanesco
  • Cauliflower
  • Zucchini
  • Celery
  • Peas
  • Cucumbers as pickles
  • Pumpkin
  • A few sweet peppers
  • A few Hot peppers
  • Leeks
  • Beans – snap or dry
Seasonal only vegetables:
  • Lettuce
  • Green onions
  • Cucumbers – fresh
  • Radish
  • Asian greens
  • Asparagus
  • Broccoli
Herbs:
  • Basil
  • Dill
  • Mint
  • Thyme
  • Oregano
  • Cilantro/coriander
  • Marjoram
  • Rosemary
  • Parsley
  • Sage
  • Sorrel
  • Lemon Balm
  • Catnip
  • Chamomile
Edible Flowers
  • Nasturtium
  • Bachelor buttons
  • Pansies
  • Sunflowers
Legumes
  • Small quantity of chick peas
Wild plants:
  • Wild onions
  • Fireweed
  • Juniper berries
  • Spruce tips
  • Labrador tea
  • Wild Sage
  • Colts foot
  • Stinging Nettle
  • Yarrow
  • Dandelion
  • Chickweed
  • Wild Rose Petals
  • Mushrooms
  • Chaga
  • Rodeola Root
Sweetener:
  • Birch syrup
  • Stevia
Thickener:
  • Yellow dock
  • Birch and Alder Catkins (if not allergic)
Fats:

  • Butter
  • Moose lard
  • Pig fat
Misc:
  • Kephir
  • Sourdough starter