Definition of country food in English:

country food


mass nounCanadian
  • Food from wild animals and plants, especially in remote northern regions.

    ‘Nunavut sponsors community hunts to make more country food available’
    as count noun ‘people really want to know how shop-bought foods compare to country foods’
    ‘people really want to know how store-bought foods compare to country foods’
    • ‘Beaulne said there's a lot of emphasis on the superior qualities of country food.’
    • ‘A lot of elders depend on the younger generation to supply them with country food.’
    • ‘Kimmirut residents wait for a scrumptious feast of country food.’
    • ‘Everyone gathered in the arena for a community feast of country foods.’
    • ‘She has said losing the nutritional, economic and cultural benefits of country foods can make people sick.’
    • ‘Country food is one of the healthiest forms of wild meat.’
    • ‘While traditional country food is more economical and offers nutritional benefits, there are barriers to its consumption.’
    • ‘Donations of country food, sent free of charge via First Air, arrive regularly.’
    • ‘A number of communities are re-emphasizing the importance of country food.’
    • ‘The North needs tourism development and the marketing of country food.’
    • ‘All Nunavummiut have a responsibility in protecting the environment that provides us with country foods.’