Spring Eggstravaganza at Hastings Park

We’re hosting an egg-stra special market on Sunday, April 21st at Hastings Park! Meet a chicken, learn about egg-laying hens and dye eggs naturally. Activity Line-Up Egg Display: Learn about the breeds of hens that lay brown, white, spotted and blue eggs Natural Egg Dyeing: Dye eggs with beet, turmeric & purple cabbage Live Chickens: […]

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Community Giving Day in Support of Fresh to Families

On April 18th, fill up your basket at Whole Foods Market in support of local farms and families   If you’ve been saving up for that fancy French walnut oil or maybe a box of Maldon sea salt at your local Whole Foods Market, consider purchasing it at their upcoming Community Giving Day on Thursday, […]

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Farmer Spotlight – The Crazy Chicken Lady

We’re celebrating our local egg farmers on Sunday, April 21st at our annual Spring Eggstravaganza at Hastings Park! In light of this egg-citing event, we asked The Crazy Chicken Lady to share a bit about her farm so we could get to know her better. This year Hilliar Farms a.k.a. The Crazy Chicken Lady joined […]

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April Member Specials!

  It’s our last Member Appreciation Week of the Winter Market season. If you’re a Market Member who shops at Riley Park or Hastings Park, make sure to bring your card to the market this weekend to save on the following deals from our vendors: Sweet Thea Bakery – 10% off all purchases at Riley […]

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Olives & Greens in Angry Sauce

A little salty, a little heat, and just a hint of sweet – Olives & Greens in Angry Sauce by Pasta Boy Peter   Ingredients: Serves 4 1 bag of a Good Bronze Extruded Pasta or your home made orechietti, cavatelli or gnochetti sardi (Check out Wikipedia’s history of it) 200g of canned Italian or Californian Cherry […]

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Welcome back, farmers!

Photo: Caitlyn Warmerdam Spring is here and there will soon be more than nettles and tulips popping up at the Winter Markets. Over the next several weeks, many of our farms and producers will be returning to the markets after a winter break, adding their early season produce to the mix of great offerings. Check […]

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Late Winter Extra Veggie Fried Rice

Late Winter Extra Veggie Fried Rice by Meghan De Jong, R.H.N The end of the winter is in sight meaning fresh Spring veg are just around the corner. But until then, you can still enjoy lots of locally grown veg like the ones found in this dish! It’s super simple to prepare and makes for […]

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This Week’s Member Specials

  It’s Member Appreciation Week at the Winter Markets! Our vendors have some great specials in store for Market Members this Saturday at Riley Park and Sunday at Hastings Park, so bring your member cards and save! Not a member yet? Annual Market Memberships start at $20/year and can be purchased at the Info Tent […]

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