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    In the Toronto area you're looking at cookstown's greens for edible flowers. It's not cheap.

    http://www.cookstowngreens.com/page/edible_flowers.html

    One batch we got at work one time had these tiny little bugs in the flowers. Luckily we caught that before a plate got sent out.

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    In the Toronto area you're looking at cookstown's greens for edible flowers. It's not cheap.

    http://www.cookstowngreens.com/page/edible_flowers.html

    One batch we got at work one time had these tiny little bugs in the flowers. Luckily we caught that before a plate got sent out.
    Thanks, do you know any others that ship throughout Canada? Or that happen to be in atlantic region? Not working in toronto at the moment.

    Oh man...I went to nyc a few months back and ate at this restaurant called Degustation. Went there a year ago and had a great meal so went there again for the next trip. One dish had edible flowers on it and I found like 10-15 tiny little bugs crawling in the sauce. I hadn't had a bite and did not want to make a huge fuss about it. The entire restaurant is seated at a tiny bar around the open kitchen so i discreetly brought it to the attention of the waitress who was like "oh yeah, that happens sometimes...they come from the flowers. Would you like us to make another one without the flower this time?" I wanted to say "Oh as long as its normal then, let me finish off these bugs!"

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