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Let’s get greener!

Let’s get greener!

Posted by on Sep 4, 2019

Hello Market Friends: Some exciting news for you – it’s Organic Week! Last week we mentioned that (starting September 1st), you could enter the Organic Council of Ontario’s Why I love Ontario Organic contest, to win market bucks and other prizes. And there’s more! This weekend the OCO is hosting a couple of events, (and one’s...

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Our Farmers are tops – and so are their veggies!

Our Farmers are tops – and so are their veggies!

Posted by on Aug 1, 2019

Hello Market Friends: Are you as excited as I am for the first market, and subsequently first day, of August (2019)? Yippee, right? And fyi, it’s me Nicole sending you the market news, as Anne is away this week enjoying some precious time at the cottage. That means you may have to endure a bit more of my usual hip-hip-hooraying at market this week....

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Why support organic farms you ask?

Why support organic farms you ask?

Posted by on Apr 18, 2019

Hello market friends, Yes, I know – like most of the wonderfully loyal folks who read this newsletter, you probably said, “so many reasons!” Very true. Perhaps the most obvious, is that without organic farms, organic farmer’s markets could not exist. I was pleasantly reminded of this when I looked at the program for our upcoming annual “Market...

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Help Us Get Greener!

Help Us Get Greener!

Posted by on Sep 26, 2018

Heard the news? Dufferin Grove organic market has been nominated for Toronto’s Greenest Choice 2018! This is a City of Toronto initiative that invites residents to vote for the places, spaces and businesses that are helping to make Toronto one of the greenest cities in North America. Dufferin Grove Farmers’ Market is a nominee in the...

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Why an onion?

Why an onion?

Posted by on Sep 19, 2018

I overheard an interesting conversation at last week’s market. One market shopper asked another, “If you could be, or had to be, any vegetable, which one would it be, and why?” I didn’t catch the response, but I asked myself the same question – and after careful and hypothetical consideration, my answer was, an onion! An onion...

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Super September!

Super September!

Posted by on Sep 12, 2018

Hooray! Even though we’re well past labour day, it’s actually  still summer! And the abundance of sunshine and warm weather we’ve been having, certainly are complying with that! Yes, it’s true – we will have less and less daylight to look forward to, but the visual wonderland that fall promises, will soon be upon us! Ok, you...

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