This week we celebrate the "seasonality" of corn, and those that grow it, organically and GMO free with our 2nd Annual Corn Roast. Please join us this Wednesday, to nosh on Wheelbarrow Farm's corn fresh off the grill. BBQd by the world-famous Roast Masters!
PitchFork School: Pickled Hot Peppers
with Manning Canning
Join the infamous Manning Canning to learn the ins and outs of canning while whipping up a batch of hot pickled peppers!
Class runs 5:00-7:00pm
limited space still available
Click here for details and registration
Walk-ins welcome if space is available.
"Roast" Masters' Corn Roast
Hosted by the renowned Ice Masters
Vendors this week: Move over TIFF our vendors also get critical acclaim!
This vendor has steadily climbed her way to fame in no time. After leaving a career in advertising and stepping full force into her preserving passion this woman is making her mark with everything from specialty food awards, to stunning reviews and TV appearances.
See her accomplishments here...
Seema, an esteemed veteran of the farmers' market and speciality food world has the utmost respect and reverence from her peers.
Always in the media and forever winning awards, including her most recently awarded B-Corporation Certification!
Get the essence of Seema by watching her TED-X talk.
Backyard Urban Farm Co.
This dynamic duo of Urban Farming is regularly featured in city publications, radio and TV. Look for their monthly column in City Bites. The fans are devouring their solid expertise, witty personalities and practical solutions to sustainability.
Their most recent appearance was on "Tuned-In with Lucy Zilio"
Cedar Hedge Farm
If awards could be given for dedication, strong principles and communication, Chris would be filling a wall! This farmer sticks with his off the grid philosophy not matter what Mother Nature brings, and he manages to draw the audience by putting pen to paper and sharing his amazing farm photography.
P & V/Warner Farms
Bringing fresh orchard fruit to local foodie stars such as Joanna Sable from Bumper Crop, this is a farm you don't want to miss.
Award winning ciders, fresh orchard grapes in season now and peaches that steal the show!
You can eat like the stars when you purchase from Fisherfolk. Not only do they represent the small fishing families in Canada they bring the highest quality fish and seafood to some of our favourite restaurants! Edulis, Canoe, The Four Seasons, George, Richmond Station, Scaramouche and more all serve up Fisherfolk's finds.
Hear their story in this east coast radio interview.
The dairy-nut-soy-free sorbetto from Bix is sure to give you a treat blast while keeping you healthy during festival season.
With sexy, creative flavours to tickle the palate this is something to dish about!
Ginger spice, dark chocolate, maple roasted banana, thai basil lime, toasted coconut with vanilla, cherry creamsicle, cold brewed coffee with cinnamon, golden plum, pear and lemongrass, and more...
Grilled Cheese and Waffle Shack
Gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches and hot off the press waffles, brought to you by producer Dawn Chapman, of Lazy Daisy Cafe. Dawn is a local celebrity in her own right. Not only is her cafe producing fab food hits but there is always a community event on the go at her place. Check out her some of her latest work.
This week's special: Indian Summer grilled cheese orchard apples slices, under a delicious blanket of apple chutney and aged cheddar.
Away this week...Green Zebra Kitchen.
Tatum Dooley ~ Taste Buddies
Not only is Tatum from Taste Buddies teaching kids some culinary skills...she strives to challenge them and bring out their inner food critic.
Get inside Tatum's head by reading this article on her Blog Food416.
Capture some of Tatum's enthusiasm and joie de vivre at the Taste Buddies Kids Cooking Station.
Music This Week
Lisa Olafson from the Dirty Dishes, a local bluegrass, country and gospel band will be hitting the market stage this week. Her last performance at the market "Farm Folk Festival" was hit by some nasty weather so be sure to get out and see her this week.
Lisa provides local ukulele and kindie choir lessons in the neighbourhood beginning next week. Email her directly for more details....firstname.lastname@example.org
Upcoming appearances...be sure to save the date!
Bushel Basket Bonanza - Get ready for our first ever silent auction! The Beach Studio Tour and local artists are transforming market bushels into works of art. All proceeds will go to the market music and art fund. More details to follow.
Andrew from Sharp My Knife will be on-site to get those knives and kitchen tools in fall-crop worthy sharpness!
Rebekka from Alchemy Pickle Co. will be on-site teaching how to ferment and make sauerkraut. Details and registration here.
Manning Canning is in the house teaching how to make APPLE PIE IN A JAR! Details and registration here.