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Pawpaws, Potatoes, and a 5,000 Pound Pile

Pawpaws, Potatoes, and a 5,000 Pound Pile

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017

We had such a fun start to the rink-market season last week! We had to reassure a few dismayed people arriving on the west side that the market had not been abducted by aliens, but once they made it around the corner, they cheered up immensely. There are still some summery-tasting foods around, but hearty fall flavours are coming on strong now, and as...

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Where We Stand

Where We Stand

Posted by on Oct 5, 2017

We’re going to have a bountiful, sunny Thanksgiving market ON THE RINK! I’d like to begin by expressing gratitude in acknowledging that the land where we gather is the home of many Indigenous people, and the traditional territory of the Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Métis, and the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation. I’d...

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One More Sweet September Afternoon

One More Sweet September Afternoon

Posted by on Sep 28, 2017

And so we arrive at the end of September, and the last ‘path’ market of 2017. We had quite a bumpy ride this season with construction, crop losses and stormy Thursdays, but these last few weeks have been ever so lovely. With sunset at 6:50 next week, we’ll make our usual October move up to the rinkpad on the east side of the building,...

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Silk Tea and Tin Sandwiches

Silk Tea and Tin Sandwiches

Posted by on Sep 21, 2017

Approximately 11 harmonica players from down Dunville way will be entertaining us, and a keen team of urban fruit pickers from Not Far from the Tree will be offering a cider-pressing demo, and that’s just a start on this week’s market. We’ll also have a visit from GreenPAC, a non-partisan group that is working to build environmental...

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Organic Week News

Organic Week News

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017

Happy Organic Week! And it’s a beauty! Sosnicki Organic Produce will have the first of their corn, with peak hitting next time! Are you wondering why we don’t have piles of corn all summer long? Good question for an Organic Week answer! First of all, you can’t plant corn early unless the seeds are treated with fungicide to prevent them...

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