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Pollinators, Seeds, & Seedlings

Pollinators, Seeds, & Seedlings

Posted by on Apr 11, 2019

Hello Market Friends, Early April is time to start thinking about seeds to plant in gardens everywhere. What have you been dreaming about over this icy, snowy, freezing, rainy winter?  I have been imagining butterflies and bees sucking nectar from gorgeous zinnias, phacelia and black eyed susans and in their quest for food, pollinating everything along the...

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So long February!

So long February!

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019

Hello Market Friends: Well, we’ve made it through to the end of February. What keeps you going through the depths of winter? For me, it’s craft projects, cozy meals made from the good things at the market, flowers in the window, and planning for the outdoor season ahead. This week’s photo was taken by Aimee Bourque during a blizzard in...

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Outrageous Orange and Glorious Green

Outrageous Orange and Glorious Green

Posted by on Oct 26, 2017

Have you noticed when you come to the market, that orange is not just plain, old orange and green is not plain, old green? Feast your eyes, not just your appetite, on the wonderful colours of Fall vegetables. Each is so different from the other! Want to hear a few farmer’s favourite green and orange vegetable picks? Wolf from Everdale loves black futsu...

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A Lamp Burning Bright

A Lamp Burning Bright

Posted by on Oct 19, 2017

Happy Diwali! Tonight, to celebrate India’s “festival of lights”, many people around the world will decorate their homes with oil lamps or tea-light candles to re-enact the homecoming of Rama, as told in the epic Ramayana. Diwali is a joyous time that coincides perfectly with October’s shorter days and cooler nights. Our market is something of a warm,...

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