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What’s Fresh at Nat Bailey – Jan 7

What’s in Season

Produce: apples, acorn squash, asian pears, beets, broccoli, brussels sprouts, butternut squash, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celeriac, chanterelles, chard, collards, delicata squash, daikon, endive, garlic, kale, kiwi, leeks, mushrooms, napa cabbage, onions, parsnips, potatoes, pears, quince, rutabaga, salad mix, shallots, sunchokes, turnips, winter squash

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

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

Hastings Park Pop-Up

We’ve invited some Hastings Park vendors to join us in January at Nat Bailey to give you a taste of all the exciting vendors that can be found at Hastings Park Farmers Market. They’re bringing exciting new products like vegan and gluten-free baking, fresh tempeh, bone broth, authentic Mexican tortillas, organic oats, fire-roasted hot sauces and more! Let us know what you think! More details here

Member Appreciation Day

It’s the first market of the month and VFM members will enjoy free market money transactions and discounts at over 15 different vendors around the market – keep an eye out for member special signs at vendor stalls and save! Learn more about our membership program and how you can support our non-profit organization online or at the market information booth. Start your year off right by supporting the non-profit that feeds you!

Recycle your Christmas Tree

A by-donation event to benefit the Riley Park Community Garden (30th/ Ontario), our neighbours across the street! 

Drop your tree in the designated area in the overflow lot at Nat Bailey Stadium then shop at the market! Please follow the traffic pattern change entering off Midlothian.

Don’t Miss:

Check out the Evo Car Share booth this Saturday and take advantage of their great sign up promo for market shoppers – free membership + 30 mins driving!

CSA Fair – On January 21 & 22, we’re featuring vendors who offer Community Shared Agriculture programs during the growing season. This is a great opportunity to catalyze on your resolution to eat more healthfully this year and develop a closer connection with a local farm! Check this list for updated program information.

Food Truck Fest – tell all your friends! We’re hosting Food Truck February again and are putting food trucks up to a global flavour challenge and it includes a passport! More details to come…

Hastings Park Winter Market

Have you heard about the Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market? Did you know it’s every Sunday until the end of April? With lots of FREE parking and more vendors than ever before? If you miss Nat Bailey, be sure to head to the east side to pick up your weekly groceries! *Details here*

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

Click here for more Nat Bailey Winter Farmers Market Information