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What’s Fresh at Nat Bailey – Feb 11

Farmers need your support!

Thanks to everyone who made a special trip to the market last Saturday to support local farmers! Farmers markets in the snow certainly is not something we are used to and it’s played it’s toll on local farmers this winter – they need your support now more than ever. With missed market days, crop losses, and collapsing greenhouses now is the time to get out and support the people who feed you. Thanks for your continued support!

What’s in Season

Produce: apples, asian pears, beets, bok choi, brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, celeriac, chard, collards, daikon, endive, fennel, garlic, hakurei turnips, herbs, kale, kiwi, kohlrabi, leeks, mushrooms, napa cabbage, onions, parsnips, potatoes, pears, quince, radishes, radicchio, rutabaga, salad mix, shallots, sprouts, sunchokes, turnips, winter squash, wheatgrass

Meats, Seafood, Dairy: Beef, Bison, Halibut, Pork, Duck, Salmon, Turkey, Chicken, Cod, Cheese, Eggs, Tuna

Other: Dried Fruit, Honey, Frozen Berries, Juice, Pickles, Yogurt, Preserves

FREE LUNCH FOR A YEAR!!

Pick up a Food Truck February Passport at our Info Booth or a food truck and get it stamped each week when you purchase a food truck meal. Passport holders with three stamps at the end of February will be entered to win the Golden Ticket – a food truck lunch every week at the markets FOR A YEAR! Imagine all the deliciousness you’ll be able to devour over a whole year…

Plus… enter our #foodtruckfeb Instagram Contest

Post a photo of your fave food truck lunch and tag it @vanmarkets and #foodtruckfeb. Each post will be entered to win a VFM World Pack containing a reusable coffee mug, a limited edition canvas tote and a set of Got it! produce bags. One lucky winner will be drawn at the end of February.

Click HERE to learn more about Food Truck February

This weeks food trucks:

Melt City Grilled Cheese | The Bean Buggy | The Kaboom Box | Feastro-The Rolling Bistro | JJ’s Trucketeria | ChiliTank | Creperie La Boheme | Eli’s Serious Sausage | Sarcastic Bean Coffee Inc. | The Juice Truck | Le Tigre

Click here for this week’s full Nat Bailey vendor list

Hastings Park Winter Market

If you miss Nat Bailey, be sure to head to the east side to pick up your weekly groceries! Every Sunday the Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market runs 10-2pm until the end of April. It has lots of FREE parking and more vendors than ever before! *Details here*

Visit us at Nat Bailey Stadium (4601 Ontario St.), Saturdays, 10am-2pm 

Click here for more Nat Bailey Winter Farmers Market