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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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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Beet & Potato Pasta Alfredo

Beet & Potato Pasta Alfredo by Meghan De Jong, R.H.N What better thing to make for your valentine tomorrow than this creamy, dreamy, Beet and Potato Alfredo? With its vibrant pink colour, and use of seasonal veg such as Yukon gold potatoes, onion, garlic, red beets, and seasonal greens – a bowl of this will […]

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Get your share of farm-fresh goodness at CSA Day

  In recent years, Community Supported Agriculture share programs (CSAs) have become a popular way for locavores to get a steady supply of seasonal fruits and veggies from nearby farms and producers. The premise of a CSA is simple: members pay in advance of the growing season for a share of a producer’s harvest, providing […]

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