Field Good Farms offers up Ronde de Nice zucchini — Chris Mask delivers summer soup, gnocchi

CBC Sudbury's 'In Season' pairs a single local crop with a local foodie, cook or chef — and brings you original recipe magic.

CBC Sudbury's 'In Season' pairs a single local crop with a local foodie — and brings you recipe magic

The Producers

Field Good Farms, just outside of Sturgeon Falls between Cache Bay and Verner, is an organic veggie farm owned by Isabelle Spence-Legault and Ryan Spence. You can find some of their produce at the North Bay Farmers' Market on Saturdays. 

The Crop

Ronde de Nice zucchini, a petite, round French heirloom variety known for sweet, tender flesh. Spence-Legault said the season for Ronde de Nice begins now and runs all the way to first frost in about mid-September.

Chris Mask prepares a summer pasta dish using local Ronde de Nice zucchini

6 years ago
Duration 3:43
Hungry? CBC reporter Jessica Pope heads into a foodie's kitchen to learn a new recipe

​The Cook 

Chris Mask, top 50 on MasterChef Canada (Season 2), Sudbury paramedic and firefighter

The Recipes 

Here's the recipe for Roasted Ronde de Nice and Cantaloupe Soup

Here's the recipe for Ronde De Nice Gnocchi

To kick In Season off Jessica Pope goes to the farm then the kitchen. Isabelle Spence-Legault the co-owner of Field Good Farms told us about a sweet little summer squash and Chris Mask a food enthusiast tells us about his recipe for a delicious soup.


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