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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Join us at Trout Lake – June 24th

Come spend the day with us at the Trout Lake Farmers Market this Saturday June 24th! Be sure to stop in and pick up all the exciting summer produce starting to make an appearance. Stop by Pauls Produce for sweet delicious raspberries. Also check out Stein Mountain Farm for amazing summer cherries! Produce: bok choi, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, chard, […]

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What’s Fresh at Trout Lake – June 17

Join us on Saturdays at the Trout Lake Farmers Market. Located in the North Parking lot of John Hendry Park. Be sure to Stop by Mandair Farms for sweet delicious strawberries. Also check out Greendale Meats for any weekend BBQ plans you may have! Produce: bok choi, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, chard, chives, collards, crimini mushrooms, daikon, eggplant, fennel, fiddle heads, garlic, garlic scapes, […]

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Come join us at Trout Lake – Jun 10

Come spend the day at Trout Lake Farmers Market and shop a variety of delicious local foods! Stop by Organic Farm Connection for fresh tasty greens. Also be sure to check out Blue Comet Seafood for Wild Caught Salmon Fillets, perfect to start the BBQ season! Produce: bok choi, broccoli, cabbage, chard, collards, crimini mushrooms, daikon, eggplant, fennel, fiddle heads, garlic, garlic […]

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What’s Fresh at Trout Lake – June 3

With Summer just around the corner, we’re starting to see the return of lots of our favourite produce at Trout Lake market. Visit Shalefield Organics for sweet organic Strawberries and head over to Pauls Produce for crunchy greenhouse cucumbers Produce: beets, bok choi, broccoli, cabbage, celeriac, chard, collards, crimini mushrooms, daikon, eggplant, fennel, fiddle heads, garlic, greenhouse cucumbers, greenhouse peppers, herbs, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, […]

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Join us at Trout Lake – May 27

Come spend a beautiful sunny after noon at the Farmers Markets this weekend – don’t miss cool weather starts and lovely bedding plants from Christina’s Garden, and delicious locally raised Bison from Turtle Valley Bison. Produce: acorn squash, apples, beets, bok choi, broccoli, butternut squash, cabbage, carrots, celeriac, chard, collards, crimini mushrooms, daikon, delicata squash, eggplant, endive, fennel, fiddle heads, garlic, greenhouse cucumbers, […]

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