Market News

This Week at Hastings Park – March 20

Fresh, handmade pakoras return to Hastings Park this Sunday – Mandair Farms fries up some of the tastiest kale pakoras we have ever tried. Shop around and nibble on these delicious nuggets…they make a perfect market snack!

Local Bingo @ Hastings Park

Pickup a bingo card at the Info Booth, shop around and show your goods at the Info Tent to get a stamp for each. Receive $1 coupons for each row completed (no diagonal rows). Complete the entire card for $10 in savings! Enter completed cards to win $50 in market money. You have until the end of April to complete the card, draw is on May 1st. Happy shopping!

Important Dates

  • FREE Evo membership – March 13, March 27: signup for a free Evo membership ($35 value) and 30 minutes of free minutes at the market. Evo’s car share program offers tons of user friendly features, including seats for five, back seats that fold down completely, bike and snowboard attachments and easy pickup/drop off using your membership card or your smart phone.
  • Bike RegistrationMarch 20: Hastings Sunrise Community Police is coming to the market and encouraging shoppers to register their bikes on their app to prevent bike theft and retrieve bikes that have been stolen.
  • Easter SundayMarch 27: Urban Digs Farm is showing off their cute, baby animals for Easter fun at Hastings Park on Easter Sunday, March 27. Come have a look at the cutest little chicks and an adorable baby goat! Ask Julia anything you want about the animals – we’ll also have colouring for the kids.

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Get involved by volunteering at the markets! We are looking for Market Hosts at Hastings Park – for more information, please visit our website here or email volunteers@eatlocal.org.

We’re hiring!

We’re hiring for our 6 summer markets! We’re looking for customer-service oriented folks who care about their community, have an interest in sustainability, are positive, collaborative, full of new ideas and motivated to work hard to ensure access to local food in our region.

Oh, and you’ve gotta be willing to work in the rain. And haul 50lb tents around…

Sound like someone you know? Apply here!

See you at the market!


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