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 Riley Park – July 1

Bring your friends and family and come spend Canada’s 150th Birthday at Riley Park! Lay on the grass with a popsicle or a tasty food truck lunch and enjoy some tunes from our buskers. We will also have all of your grocery needs for a Canada Day Dinner – a variety of meats and fish […]

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What’s Fresh at Riley Park – June 24th

We can’t wait for the Riley Park Farmers Market Grand Opening this Saturday June 24th! We are looking forward to bringing seasonal produce, ethically raised meat, eggs & dairy, sustainable seafood, craft beer, wine, & spirits, artisanal food and craft and food trucks to the neighbourhood this summer! Join us to kick off the festivities with a […]

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