Market News

What’s Fresh at Hastings Park – Apr 23

Hastings Park Winter Market runs every Sunday, 10am-2pm until April 30

Farm

Ossome Acres: Certified Organic pea sprouts, sunflower sprouts, eggs, nettles, walnuts, beets, carrots, dandelion greens, palettes, cabbage tops

Paul’s Produce: onions, garlic, carrots, cabbage, potatoes, beets, leeks,  frozen berries, cucumbers, bell peppers, rhubarb, tomatoes

VFM Direct*: eggplant, parsnips, potatoes, microgreens, dried wild mushrooms, white onions, apple juice, kale, hop shoots, collard tips, kale buds

Meat/Seafood

Blue Comet Seafoods: flash frozen at sea black cod, halibut, salmon, tuna, canned sockeye salmon, canned smoked pink salmon, canned albacore tuna, canned smoked albacore tuna, cold smoked sockeye lox-sliced, cold smoked white spring chunks, hot smoked spring-peppered and natural, springs salmon maple nuggets, salmon candy 

Greendale Meats: beef, pork, turkey

Rockweld Farm: chicken, eggs

Specialty Farm Products

Brian and Agnes Specialty Daffodils: beautiful varieties of locally grown daffodils

Cedar Isle Farm: Certified Organic free range eggs, whole grain flour from wheat, rye, barley, and oats

Christina’s Garden: vegetable starts

Golden Ears Cheesecrafters: grassfed butter, velvet brie cheese, jersey blue cheese, gouda cheese, havarti cheese, cheese curds

Honey Bee Zen Apiaries: honey, beeswax candles

The Promised Land Farm: Wild Harvest nettles, dried chantrelle mushrooms, dried pine mushrooms, dried lobster mushrooms, sorrel, spouts, sun chokes, dried kombu seaweed

View a complete list of weekly vendors here

Featured Vendor: Rising Knead Bakery

A small artisan bakery specializing in traditional naturally fermented sourdough breads and pastries. Rising Knead uses fresh ingredients that are locally-sourced and organic where possible. Everything is handcrafted in small batches using organic Canadian-grown grains with a percentage now being freshly milled.

Catch Rising Knead for their first VFM market this Sunday at Hastings Park! 

Veggie of the Week: Rhubarb

Rhubarb! A sign that spring is actually here (don’t let this gloomy weather fool you). Pickup some frozen berries from Paul’s Produce and whip up a berry rhubarb pie this Sunday.

Don’t Miss

Shopper Surveys!

Help Hastings Park Winter Market Grow! Your feedback helps us create healthy, bustling markets. Take our shopper survey and tell us what you think by stopping out our survey tent this Sunday!

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See you at the market!


Get a complete list of this week’s Hastings Park vendors here.

Find more information on the Hastings Park location here