Definition of country food in English:

country food


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

    ‘Nunavut sponsors community hunts to make more country food available’
    • ‘people really want to know how store-bought foods compare to country foods’
    • ‘Kimmirut residents wait for a scrumptious feast of country food.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘A number of communities are re-emphasizing the importance of country food.’
    • ‘Everyone gathered in the arena for a community feast of country foods.’
    • ‘Donations of country food, sent free of charge via First Air, arrive regularly.’
    • ‘Country food is one of the healthiest forms of wild meat.’
    • ‘She has said losing the nutritional, economic and cultural benefits of country foods can make people sick.’
    • ‘While traditional country food is more economical and offers nutritional benefits, there are barriers to its consumption.’
    • ‘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.’