The First Market of SPRING!

The First Market of SPRING!

Official Start of Spring Checklist: 

the first market of spring
Witchhazel on Hepbourne at Dewson

First Robin Sighting: check!
Witchhazel is in Bloom: check!
Day is longer than Night: check!
Sap is Running: check!
Seedlings are up in Farmers’ Greenhouses: check!

It’s Time to Celebrate the Arrival of a New Season!
Here’s what’s happening this week, for the FIRST MARKET OF SPRING! Thursday, March 22nd, 3 to 7 pm:

  • A Campfire with Sap Boiling
  • Maple Syrup Tasting by Forbes Wild Foods and Spade & Spoon with Silver Dollar Pancakes (on the house!)
  • A Visit from Island Oysters, featuring fresh-shucked Canadian oysters (first 50 customers get a bonus oyster!)
  • Amazing Greens from our Newest Farm, Small Spade
  • Award-winning Windswept Cider Sampling and Sales
  • Fabulous Grilled Cheese Sandwiches from Monforte Dairy
  • Free Samples of Pulled Pork from Marvellous Edibles Organic Farm and Strawberry Smoothies from Ali Harris
  • More Great Local Food, Live Music and FUN!

Anne Freeman  

Vendors this Week:

  • Ali Harris: rotis, beverages, fritters, smoothies
  • Bees Universe: honey, beeswax candles, eggs, bee products (note: knife-sharpening will resume next week!)
  • Country Meadows: olives, oil, eggs, cheese
  • Culture City: fermented condiments and preserves, tempeh
  • DeFloured: savoury and sweet gluten-free baking
  • Dufferin Park Bakers: wood-fired oven breads, salads, snacks
  • Forbes Wild Foods: maple syrup, dried mushrooms and other wild foods
  • Island Oysters: fresh-shucked oysters
  • Kind Organics: sprouts, salad mixes, teas, microgreens
  • Marvellous Edibles: pastured poultry, meats, organic vegetables
  • Monforte Dairy: cheeses from many milks
  • Plan B Organic Farm: local and imported organic produce
  • Small Spade Gardening: winter-hardy greens, quail eggs (bi-weekly)
  • Spade & Spoon: pickles, jams, maple syrup, soup
  • Vasile Florin: dried fruits, nuts, and sunflower oil from Moldova
  • Windswept Cider: Ontario hard cider


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