This Week’s Recipe: Apple Almond Cake

  This week’s In Season Recipe comes from local food educator and self-described kitchen ninja Krista Ettles, whose Instagram feed @realfoodrealsimple abounds with beautiful pics of market-sourced meals. She suggests Granny Smith or Golden Delicious apples for her Apple Almond Cake, but with so many varieties available from our farmers, we’ll let you pick your favourite!   Apple Almond Cake by: Real […]

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In Season: Fall Sweetness

  Is there anything so satisfying as the first bite of a fall apple? One crunch and you know summer if officially over, but that apple is going to be your sweet companion through the long winter months, so you resign yourself just a bit… Late September is truly the apex of the harvest season – a time […]

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Q & A with Ice Cap Organics

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Nada Grocery: The 5Rs of Market Shopping

  Nada Grocery have a mission to bring 100% package-free recycling to the people of Vancouver. They pop-up at events and businesses around town, bringing their mobile grocery markets to shoppers who are looking to reduce food and packaging waste. In anticipation of opening their first retail store at 675. East Broadway in early 2018, Nada […]

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SFU City Conversation at Downtown Market

We’re thrilled to announce that SFU City Conversations will visit Downtown Farmers Market  on Thursday, September 21st! This special edition of City Conversations takes place at 12:30 PM as part of SFU Market Day, an event to convene SFU students, staff, and the broader downtown community around a celebration of local food. Locally grown and produced food is […]

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This Week’s Recipe: Sweet Pepper + Cherry Tomato Panzanella

Sweet Pepper + Cherry Tomato Panzanella By: Danica Studio Ingredients: 3 sweet peppers Olive oil Red wine vinegar 2 –4 slices bread (depending on size) 2 handfuls cherry tomatoes 1/2 cup small mozzarella balls (or quartered medium mozzarella balls) 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced Handful torn basil Salt & pepper Instructions: To toast the bread, […]

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In Season: Peppers

Peppers are stealing the show these days at the markets, appearing at farmers’ stalls in a rainbow of shapes and sizes, flavours and spiciness. As versatile as they are nutritious (they contain more than 200% of your daily vitamin C intake), peppers can be stewed, stuffed, sauteed, dried, or – our favourite – eaten raw […]

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This Week’s Recipe: Vegan Cream of Tomato Soup

Vegan Cream of Tomato Soup with Basil-Miso Pesto by: Abundant City Ingredients: FOR THE SOUP: 1 large onion, roughly chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 cups fresh tomatoes, roughly chopped (romas are ideal, but any variety will work) ½ cup roasted cashews ½ chili (optional) 3 cups water Salt and pepper to taste FOR THE […]

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