Late Winter Extra Veggie Fried Rice

Late Winter Extra Veggie Fried Rice by Meghan De Jong, R.H.N The end of the winter is in sight meaning fresh Spring veg are just around the corner. But until then, you can still enjoy lots of locally grown veg like the ones found in this dish! It’s super simple to prepare and makes for […]

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This Week’s Member Specials

  It’s Member Appreciation Week at the Winter Markets! Our vendors have some great specials in store for Market Members this Saturday at Riley Park and Sunday at Hastings Park, so bring your member cards and save! Not a member yet? Annual Market Memberships start at $20/year and can be purchased at the Info Tent […]

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Welcome back, farmers!

Photo: Caitlyn Warmerdam With spring just around the corner, there will soon be more than nettles and tulips popping up at the Winter Markets. Over the next several weeks, many of our farms and producers will be returning to the markets after a winter break, adding their early season produce to the mix of great […]

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Beet & Potato Pasta Alfredo

Beet & Potato Pasta Alfredo by Meghan De Jong, R.H.N What better thing to make for your valentine tomorrow than this creamy, dreamy, Beet and Potato Alfredo? With its vibrant pink colour, and use of seasonal veg such as Yukon gold potatoes, onion, garlic, red beets, and seasonal greens – a bowl of this will […]

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Get your share of farm-fresh goodness at CSA Day

  In recent years, Community Supported Agriculture share programs (CSAs) have become a popular way for locavores to get a steady supply of seasonal fruits and veggies from nearby farms and producers. The premise of a CSA is simple: members pay in advance of the growing season for a share of a producer’s harvest, providing […]

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It’s Member Week at the Winter Markets

  It’s our favourite time of the month  – that week when we get to appreciate our Market Members! If you’re a card carrying VFM member, make sure to bring it this weekend to cash in on the exclusive savings from our vendors at Riley Park and Hastings Park. Not a member yet? Annual memberships […]

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Kohlrabi Peanut Parsnip Soup

  Hey winter locavores, ever wonder what to do with kohlrabi – those gnarly root vegetables that taste like broccoli stems and seem to be one of the only green things available this time of year? While slaws and salads seem to top the list of most common recipes, this Kohlrabi Peanut Parsnip Soup from […]

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Hot Chocolate Fest!

  Who’s excited for Cityfood Magazine’s 9th Annual Hot Chocolate Fest? WE ARE! And you should be too, because there’s no better way to beat back the post-holiday-cum-mid-winter doldrums like a rich, steaming cup of C7H8N4O2. Starting January 19th, there are 70+ flavours going live in 36 different venues for this year’s festival, which runs until Valentine’s Day (Feb […]

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