Baby Cucumber & Arugula Pesto Salad

  This salad recipe comes from Chef Bonnie Friesen for Taves Family Farms in Abbotsford, and includes a number of seasonal ingredients available at the markets right now! Find baby cukes from Taves, a.k.a The Applebarn, walnuts from Klippers Organics, arugula from Crisp Organics, Cropthorne Farm or Earth Apple Organics, and feta cheese from Golden […]

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Roman-style Broccoli Pizza with Pasta Boy Peter

  Ciao Bellos & Bellas! I’m honoured to be contributing a recipe to Van Markets where I used to sell my Pasta and where I met so many future students of my Italian Cooking Classes at Pasta Boy Peter. It is that time of year where the Brassicas are coming to the markets. I love […]

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Recipe: Pink Devilled Eggs

Pick up a dozen of cage-free eggs on Sunday, April 1st at our Spring Eggstravaganza at the Hastings Park Farmers Market and add a pop of colour to your spring celebrations with this week’s recipe from Just Giulia (Chef Giulia of Lombardo’s Pizzeria) for Pink Devilled Eggs! Giulia uses beets to colour these delicious canapés, perfect for a Sunday brunch. Check […]

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What’s Fresh at Mt Pleasant Market-June25th

In Season: Strawberries, raspberries & cherries! All at the market this week! Check out what your local farmers are expecting to bring to market this month HERE! Fresh Sockeye Salmon Make sure to visit Blue Comet Seafood this weekend for some fresh Sockeye salmon fillets from the Nass River in Northern BC.  Celebrate the sunshine with barbecued […]

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What’s Fresh at Mount Pleasant Market- June 18th

Berries are back!! Plus: arugula, beets, bell peppers, carrots,  chard, collards, cucumber, eggplant, kale, leeks, micro greens, mustard greens, green onions, herbs, potatoes, radish, rhubarb, rutabaga, salad greens, shallots, spinach, spring onions, sprouts, strawberries, sunchokes Meat & Seafood: beef & lamb, chicken,turkey, lamb, bacon, cod, salmon,pork Other product: craft beer, wine, & spirits, breads and baked goods, […]

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What’s Fresh at Mount Pleasant Market-June 11th

Produce arugula, beets, bell peppers, carrots,  chard, collards, cucumber, eggplant, kale, leeks, micro greens, mustard greens, onions, potatoes, radish, rhubarb, rutabaga, salad greens, shallots, spinach, spring onions, sprouts, strawberries, sunchokes, turnips Meat & Seafood grass-fed beef & lamb,chicken, bacon,  sustainably caught cod,  salmon,  pork Other product craft beer, wine, & spirits, dried fruit, frozen berries & […]

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What’s Fresh at Mt Pleasant-June 4th

In Season Now    The cold, damp spring has resulted in a slow start to the season for growers across the board; many are reporting they’re a month behind planting, crops are struggling in the wet soil, and the lack of sunshine has been slowing down production. Despite these challenges you’ll find an abundance of […]

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Opening Day at Mount Pleasant – May 28

It’s opening day at Mount Pleasant Farmers Market this Sunday! We are very excited to be back in the neighbourhood for another summer season. Stop by to shop a wide variety of locally produced foods. Check out Dickies Ginger for delicious flavours of ginger beer and stop in at Blue Comet Seafood for B.C. caught Wild […]

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