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Identify cultural influences on foods eaten in the province of P.E.I.

Potatoes raised in PEI show the influence of the Irish who settled in the region.

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    Well I've been there and I sure did enjoy the seafood. That's not really ethnic influence, but they catch a lot of fish and lobster there. Agriculture is being phased out there as more and more farms are subdivided for second home lots. Sorry I cannot be of more help.

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    Here is a website describing locally grown produce in PEI:
    http://www.homemakers.com/Life&Times/travel/prince-edward-island-farmer-s-markets-n238747p1.html
    The top four declared "ethnic origins" of people living in PEI are:
    Canadian
    Scottish
    English
    Irish
    with French a distant fifth

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    Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. In addition to the answer you already have, you might enjoy the following sites:

    1. http://www.sysco.ca/kelowna/todayarticle.cfm?id=4618

    2. (It takes "forever" to download but it's all the information you could ever want to know about Canada, and about 1'1/2" down is the Food section): http://www.answers.com/topic/canada?cat=travel

    3. (slide down to facts about eating): http://www.getaway2canada.com/facts_etiquette.html

    4. (PDF file to download and at the bottom of page 2 it relates to P.E.I., food, etc.):
    www.upei.ca/islandstudies/rep_mk_1.pdf -

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