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What's Fresh at Mt Pleasant Market-Aug 14th

 

THE PRODUCE:

Apples,  beets, basil, beans, bell peppers, blackberries, broccoli, cabbage, carrots,  chard, cherries, corn, cucumber, eggplant, fennel, garlic, green onions, head lettuce, herbs, kale, kohlrabi, mushrooms, mustards, nectarines, potatoes, peaches, peas, plums, radishes salad mix, spinach, summer squash, strawberries, tomatoes, turnips, zucchini

MANAGERS PICKS:

Rai Produce grapes are here, tomatoes and garlic from Honest Food Farm, Dickies Ginger Beer, Muy Rico salsa and chips,greens from Salt and Harrow, and the last of the berries from Fresh Quality Produce!

CONTEST ALERT!

We’re excited to celebrate Tomato Fest at Trout Lake and Kitsilano on August 20th and 21st. Show us your ugliest tomatoes and enter to win $20 Market Money by tagging your ugly tomato photo #inglorioustomato @vanmarkets on Instagram. Winner will be picked on Friday, August 19th. Find your ugly or beautiful tomatoes this week at Mt Pleasant Market.


Help us spread the word about your market… ask for a poster for your building or business or leaflets to hand out. Sign out a Mt Pleasant Market lawn sign and tell you neighbours about this great market!

Share your market finds @vanmarkets  #mountpleasantFM and follow Mt Pleasant Market on facebook!

See you Sunday!!


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What's Fresh at Mt Pleasant Market-Aug 7th

THE PRODUCE:

Apples, beets, basil, beans, bell peppers, blackberries, blueberries, bok choy, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, chard, cherries, corn, cucumber, currants, eggplant, fennel, garlic, green onions, head lettuce, herbs, kale, kohlrabi, mushrooms, mustards, potatoes, peaches, peas, plums, radishesraspberries, salad mix, spinach, summer squash, strawberries, tomatoes, turnips, zucchini

DON’T MISS:

It’s Member Appreciation Day! Membership has plenty of juicy market benefits, including Member Only Specials from our vendors and community partners, free Market Money transactions in the first week of every month,  Market Merch for Beefsteak and Brandywine Members, and much more!

Our members help support our 6 weekly summer markets and 2 weekly winter markets, without them the markets wouldn’t be possible. Not a member yet? Learn more here or ask at our Info Booth!

This Sundays Member Specials include:

Take a Fancy Chocolates $1 off Fleur de Sel Caramels

Urban Digs Farm buy one get one 20% all Bison Products

Tien Eamas Spells and Jewels all items tax-free

Mixers and Elixirs $2 off regular 12oz bottle of shrubs

A Meadows Pantry $1 off rhubard jam

Coast Mushrooms 10% off oyster mushrooms

Lita’s Mexican Foods $1 off each pack of tortillas

Rai Produce case of free stone peaches $35 ,nectarines $40

Hello Coffee members get 15% your beverages EVERY market

Be sure to bring your Membership card! 🙂

 

Help us spread the word about your market… ask for a poster for your building or business or leaflets to hand out. Sign out a Mt Pleasant Market lawn sign and tell you neighbours about this great market!

Share your market finds @vanmarkets  #mountpleasantFM and follow Mt Pleasant Market on facebook!

See you Sunday!!


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What's Fresh at Mt Pleasant Market-July 31st

 

The Produce:

apricots, basil, beets, beans, bell peppers, blackberries, blueberries, bok choy, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, chard, cherries, cherry tomatoes, chives, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, fennel, garlic, green onions,  peaches,  plums, potatoes, radicchio, radishes,  salad mix, spinach,  sunflowers,tomatoes,  zucchini

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Vendors this week:

NEW! Georels:Artisan Bacon and Grass Fed Bone Broth

NEW! Living Lotus Food and Nutrition:handmade treats that are gluten free, organic, vegan and free from refined sugar

Don’t Miss: sunflowers from Warmerdam Flowers, getting your berries from Sull Farms and Fresh Quality Produce, peaches from Honest Food Farm and Rai Produce, organic tempeh products from Tempea Natural Foods, gluten free bread at The SmallFlower, bring your bottle for a Dickies Ginger refill!

 


Help us spread the word about your market… ask for a poster for your building or business or leaflets to hand out. Sign out a Mt Pleasant Market lawn sign and tell you neighbours about this great market!

Share your market finds @vanmarkets  #mountpleasantFM

Follow us on the Mt Pleasant facebook page

See you Sunday!!


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What's Fresh at Mt Pleasant Market-July 24th

THE PRODUCE:

Apples, apricots, beets, basil, beans, bell peppers, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, bok choy,  carrots,  chard, cherries,  cucumber,  fennel,  green onions, head lettuce, herbs, kale, kohlrabi,  mushrooms,  new potatoes, peaches, peas, radishesraspberries, salad mix, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes,  zucchini

THE VENDORS:

Take Fancy Chocolate and Sweets Artisan Chocolate made from fair trade organic cocoa beans. They roast, grind and refine the cocoa beans themselves!

Blue Comet Seafood: has fresh sockeye salmon this week

Forbidden Fruit Winery: will be bringing some freestone peaches, white fleshed peaches, apricots and some new varieties of apples

Don’t forget to bring your mug to Hello Coffee for your Sunday cup of SaltSpring Coffee hot or iced java or AppleBarn Apple Cider! And be sure to ask for your Member Discount:)

Congrads!

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The Pie Competition Winner from last weeks Berry Festival is Joyce Ng!

The judges loved her Strawberry Balsamic Black Pepper Pie! A BIG thank you to BC Blueberry Council and The Hive Printing for providing the fabulous prizes!

Check out Mt Pleasant facebook page for more Berry Fest photos

 


Help us spread the word about your market… ask for a poster for your building or business or leaflets to hand out. Sign out a Mt Pleasant Market lawn sign and tell you neighbours about this great market!

Share your market finds @vanmarkets  #mountpleasantFM

See you Sunday!!


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What's Fresh at Mt Pleasant Market-July 17th

The Produce:

apricots,peaches, beans, mushrooms, beets, blackberries, blueberries, cabbage, carrots, chard,  cherries, chives, cucumbers, fennel,  garlic scapes, spinach,kale, peppers, radishes, raspberries, salad mix, snap peas, tomatoes, zucchini

New Vendors:

Welcome Honest Food Farm back to Mt Pleasant Market! All the way from the Similkameen Valley, The Zebroff  family grow a wide variety of organic produce, be sure to stop by for their delicious peaches.

Gillespie’s Fine Spirits is an artisan craft distillery in Squamish BC. They produce a number of craft spirits from BC grain and fruit as well as a line of Boozewitch shrubs, tonic syrup and raw apple cider vinegar.

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Don’t Miss Berry Fest!

This week we’re berry excited to celebrate berries: Blackberries, Blueberries, Raspberries, Strawberries…we love them all! Vendors are celebrating the sweetest season by featuring their berry-filled products:

Applebarn will be offering flats of gooseberries (last week for them) and currants for purchase.  5 lbs boxes for $25 and 10 lbs flats for $40.

Urban Digs has two sausages featuring berries for the Berry Fest this week: one bison and one duck.

Old Country Perogi has yummy blueberry-filled pierogis

Jordans Jam seasonal berry jams with berries from VFM vendors;Gooseberry Jam made with gooseberries from Applebarn, Blackberry Jam with blackberries from Paul’s Produce, Strawberry Jam with strawberries from Maan Farms

BC Berry Council will be on hand with lots of recipes,storage tips and and activities! Plus Mr Blueberry!

You can visit our berry fest page for more info: http://eatlocal.org/berry-festival/

Our Famous Annual Pie Competition

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Bring a fork…there’s PIE! 

Amateur and professional bakers from all neighborhoods were  invited to bake their favorite berry pie and enter it in our BC Berry Pie Bake Off.  All pies are made with BC grown berries and baked from scratch. Judging starts at noon, and shoppers can buy pie by the slice for a $2 donation thru out the afternoon. YUM!

Judging will take place between 12:00pm and 1:00pm at Mt Pleasant Farmers Market . Winners will be announced at 1:30pm.


Help us spread the word about your market… ask for a poster for your building or business or leaflets to hand out. Sign out a Mt Pleasant Market lawn sign and tell you neighbours about this great market!

Share your market finds @vanmarkets  #mountpleasantFM and follow Mt Pleasant Market on facebook!

See you Sunday!!


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