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What's Fresh at Nat Bailey - Feb 25

What’s in Season

 Produce: acorn squash, apples, asian pears, beets, bok choi, broccoli, brussels sprouts, butternut squash, cabbage, carrots, celeriac, chard, collards, daikon, delicata squash, endive, fennel, garlic, herbs, kale, kiwi, kohlrabi, leafy greens, leeks, mushrooms, napa cabbage, onions, parsnips, potatoes, pears, radishes, rutabaga, salad mix, spinach, shallots, sprouts, stinging nettles, sunchokes, turnips, wild mushrooms, winter squash, wheatgrass

Meats, Seafood, Dairy: Beef, Bison, Halibut, Pork, Duck, Salmon, Turkey, Chicken, Cod, Cheese, Eggs, Tuna

 

Other: Dried Fruit, Honey, Frozen Berries, Juice, Pickles, Yogurt, Preserves

Don’t Miss

ElectroRecycle will be onsite at market this weekend. They’re ready to accept over 300 small appliances while you shop the best in local flavours at Nat Bailey Winter Farmers Market. Have recycling questions? Ask their friendly staff onsite located near the information booth! For what they can accept please visit their website at electrorecycle.ca

FREE LUNCH FOR A YEAR!!

It’s our last weekend of Food Truck February at Van Markets! Don’t miss your chance to be entered to win. Be sure to get your final stamp, fill out your passport and drop it off at the info booth to be eligible to win a food truck lunch every week at the markets FOR A YEAR ! Passport holders who have three stamps or more and submit their stamp card at the info booth will be entered to win the Golden Ticket. Imagine all the deliciousness you’ll be able to devour over a whole year…

Plus… enter our #foodtruckfeb Instagram Contest

Post a photo of your fave food truck lunch and tag it @vanmarkets and #foodtruckfeb. Each post will be entered to win a VFM World Traveller Pack containing a reusable coffee mug, a limited edition canvas tote and a set of Got it! produce bags. One lucky winner will be drawn at the end of February.

Click HERE to learn more about Food Truck February

This weeks food trucks:

Aussie Pie Guy | The Bean Buggy | The Kaboom Box | Le Tigre | Eli’s Serious Sausage | ChiliTank | Creperie La Boheme | Sarcastic Bean Coffee Inc. | The Juice Truck | The Schnitzel Shack | Disco Cheetah| Feastro The Rolling Bistro

Click HERE for this week’s full Nat Bailey vendor list

 Hastings Park Winter Market

If you miss Nat Bailey, be sure to head to the east side to pick up your weekly groceries! Every Sunday the Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market runs 10-2pm until the end of April. It has lots of FREE parking and more vendors than ever before! *Details here*

Visit us at Nat Bailey Stadium (4601 Ontario St.), Saturdays, 10am-2pm 

Click here for more Nat Bailey Winter Farmers Market 


What's Fresh at Hastings Park - Feb 26

What’s in Season

acorn squash, beets, broccoli, brussels sprouts, butternut squash, cabbage, carrots, celeriac, crimini mushrooms, delicata squash, endive, fennel, garlic, hazelnuts, kabocha squash, kohlrabi, leeks, napa cabbage, onions, parsnips, potatoes, portabella mushrooms, radishes, red kuri squash , savoy cabbage, shallots, shiitake mushrooms, spaghetti squash, sunchokes, turnips, walnuts

Last Chance to WIN!

It’s the last weekend of Food Truck February. Get your Food Truck Passport stamped and be entered to win the Golden Ticket – a food truck lunch every week at the markets FOR A YEAR! Cardholders with 3 or more stamps will be entered, submit completed passports at the Info Booth.

Enter our Instagram Contest! Post a pic of your food truck meal at the market and tag #FoodTruckFeb @vanmarkets and be entered to win a VFM tote bag, travel mug and Got It! bags!

Click HERE to learn more about Food Truck February

Featured Vendors

Aussie Pie Guy | Chickpea Food Truck | Disco Cheetah |

El Coroto Latin Kitchen| Feastro The Rolling Bistro | Green Coast Coffee

Don’t Miss

ElectroRecycle_web_lrgElectroRecycle is ready to accept over 300 small appliances while you shop the best in local flavours at Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market. Have recycling questions? Ask their friendly staff onsite located near the information booth! For what they can accept please visit their website at electrorecycle.ca/

Hastings Park Shoppers Card

Are you a regular Hastings Park shopper? Pickup your Hastings Shopper Card at our Information Booth and enjoy some great perks including:

  • Free Market Money transactions ($2 value)
  • Free “bunch” item after 5th visit*
  • Free “basket” or “bag” item after 10th visit*
  • Free “jar” item after 15th visit*

It’s free to join, just sign up for our weekly newsletter!

*all free items valued at a maximum of $3. Shopper card is available at Hastings Park only.

Help Spread the Word!

Love the market? Tell your friends and family about Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market to help this new market grow. Share our Facebook page & tag your photos @vanmarkets #HastingsParkWFM.

Be a Market Champion! Get a Hastings Park lawn sign and let your neighbours know where to find the freshest in local produce, all within a few minutes of their home. Pickup your lawn sign at the Info Booth this week!

See you at the market!


Get a complete list of this week’s Hastings Park vendors here.

Find more information on the Hastings Park location here


What's Fresh at Nat Bailey - Feb 18

What’s in Season

Produce: apples, asian pears, beets, bok choi, brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, celeriac, chard, collards, daikon, endive, fennel, garlic, herbs, kale, kiwi, kohlrabi, leafy greens, leeks, mushrooms, napa cabbage, onions, parsnips, potatoes, pears, radishes, rutabaga, salad mix, spinach, shallots, sprouts, sunchokes, turnips, wild mushrooms,           winter squash, wheatgrass

Meats, Seafood, Dairy: Beef, Bison, Halibut, Pork, Duck, Salmon, Turkey, Chicken, Cod, Cheese, Eggs, Tuna

Other: Dried Fruit, Honey, Frozen Berries, Juice, Pickles, Yogurt, Preserves

FREE LUNCH FOR A YEAR!!

You’ve got two more weeks to pick up a Food Truck February Passport for your chance to win a food truck lunch every week at the markets FOR A YEAR ! Get it stamped each week when you purchase a food truck meal. Passport holders with three stamps at the end of February will be eligible to be entered to win the Golden Ticket. Imagine all the deliciousness you’ll be able to devour over a whole year…

Plus… enter our #foodtruckfeb Instagram Contest

Post a photo of your fave food truck lunch and tag it @vanmarkets and #foodtruckfeb. Each post will be entered to win a VFM World Traveller Pack containing a reusable coffee mug, a limited edition canvas tote and a set of Got it! produce bags. One lucky winner will be drawn at the end of February.

Click HERE to learn more about Food Truck February

This weeks food trucks:

Melt City Grilled Cheese | The Bean Buggy | The Kaboom Box | Feastro-The Rolling Bistro | JJ’s Trucketeria | ChiliTank | Creperie La Boheme | Sarcastic Bean Coffee Inc. | The Juice Truck | The Schnitzel Shack | Disco Cheetah | Yolks Breakfast

Click HERE for this week’s full Nat Bailey vendor list

Donation Station

This week’s recipient of the donation station is the David Thompson Carrot Club. David Thompson Secondary is a F2S-funded school working in partnership with Fresh Roots Urban Farming Society. Together, Fresh Roots and David Thompson’s student Carrot Club are interested in purchasing local organic apples, kale, and other produce for their food preservation program. Help support this important partnership by stopping by this Saturday and donating local produce, cash & market money are also accepted. Thanks in advance for your generous support!

Hastings Park Winter Market

If you miss Nat Bailey, be sure to head to the east side to pick up your weekly groceries! Every Sunday the Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market runs 10-2pm until the end of April. It has lots of FREE parking and more vendors than ever before! *Details here*

Visit us at Nat Bailey Stadium (4601 Ontario St.), Saturdays, 10am-2pm 

Click here for more Nat Bailey Winter Farmers Market 


What's Fresh at Hastings Park - Feb 19

What’s in Season

acorn squash, beets, broccoli, brussels sprouts, butternut squash, cabbage, carrots, celeriac, crimini mushrooms, delicata squash, endive, fennel, garlic, hazelnuts, kabocha squash, kohlrabi, leeks, napa cabbage, onions, parsnips, potatoes, radishes, red kuri squash , savoy cabbage, shallots, spaghetti squash, sunchokes, turnips, walnuts

Win Free Lunch FOR A YEAR!

Pick up a Food Truck February Passport at our Info Booth and get it stamped each week when you purchase a food truck meal. Passport holders with 3 out of 4 stamps at the end of February will be entered to win the Golden Ticket – a food truck lunch every week at the markets FOR A YEAR! Imagine all the deliciousness you’ll be able to devour over a whole year…

Instagram Contest Alert! Post a pic of your food truck meal at the market and tag #FoodTruckFeb @vanmarkets and be entered to win a VFM tote bag, travel mug and Got It! bags!

Click HERE to learn more about Food Truck February

Featured Vendors

Aussie Pie Guy | Disco Cheetah | Eli’s Serious Sausage

Melt City Grilled Cheese | The Bean BuggyThe Juice Truck

Hastings Park Shoppers Card

Are you a regular Hastings Park shopper? Pickup your Hastings Shopper Card at our Information Booth and enjoy some great perks including:

  • Free Market Money transactions ($2 value)
  • Free “bunch” item after 5th visit*
  • Free “basket” or “bag” item after 10th visit*
  • Free “jar” item after 15th visit*

It’s free to join, just sign up for our weekly newsletter!

*all free items valued at a maximum of $3. Shopper card is available at Hastings Park only.

Help Spread the Word!

Love the market? Tell your friends and family about Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market to help this new market grow. Share our Facebook page & tag your photos @vanmarkets #HastingsParkWFM.

Be a Market Champion! Get a Hastings Park lawn sign and let your neighbours know where to find the freshest in local produce, all within a few minutes of their home. Pickup your lawn sign at the Info Booth this week!

See you at the market!


Get a complete list of this week’s Hastings Park vendors here.

Find more information on the Hastings Park location here


What's Fresh at Nat Bailey - Feb 11

Farmers need your support!

Thanks to everyone who made a special trip to the market last Saturday to support local farmers! Farmers markets in the snow certainly is not something we are used to and it’s played it’s toll on local farmers this winter – they need your support now more than ever. With missed market days, crop losses, and collapsing greenhouses now is the time to get out and support the people who feed you. Thanks for your continued support!

What’s in Season

Produce: apples, asian pears, beets, bok choi, brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, celeriac, chard, collards, daikon, endive, fennel, garlic, hakurei turnips, herbs, kale, kiwi, kohlrabi, leeks, mushrooms, napa cabbage, onions, parsnips, potatoes, pears, quince, radishes, radicchio, rutabaga, salad mix, shallots, sprouts, sunchokes, turnips, winter squash, wheatgrass

Meats, Seafood, Dairy: Beef, Bison, Halibut, Pork, Duck, Salmon, Turkey, Chicken, Cod, Cheese, Eggs, Tuna

Other: Dried Fruit, Honey, Frozen Berries, Juice, Pickles, Yogurt, Preserves

FREE LUNCH FOR A YEAR!!

Pick up a Food Truck February Passport at our Info Booth or a food truck and get it stamped each week when you purchase a food truck meal. Passport holders with three stamps at the end of February will be entered to win the Golden Ticket – a food truck lunch every week at the markets FOR A YEAR! Imagine all the deliciousness you’ll be able to devour over a whole year…

Plus… enter our #foodtruckfeb Instagram Contest

Post a photo of your fave food truck lunch and tag it @vanmarkets and #foodtruckfeb. Each post will be entered to win a VFM World Pack containing a reusable coffee mug, a limited edition canvas tote and a set of Got it! produce bags. One lucky winner will be drawn at the end of February.

Click HERE to learn more about Food Truck February

This weeks food trucks:

Melt City Grilled Cheese | The Bean Buggy | The Kaboom Box | Feastro-The Rolling Bistro | JJ’s Trucketeria | ChiliTank | Creperie La Boheme | Eli’s Serious Sausage | Sarcastic Bean Coffee Inc. | The Juice Truck | Le Tigre

Click here for this week’s full Nat Bailey vendor list

Hastings Park Winter Market

If you miss Nat Bailey, be sure to head to the east side to pick up your weekly groceries! Every Sunday the Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market runs 10-2pm until the end of April. It has lots of FREE parking and more vendors than ever before! *Details here*

Visit us at Nat Bailey Stadium (4601 Ontario St.), Saturdays, 10am-2pm 

Click here for more Nat Bailey Winter Farmers Market