What’s Fresh at Mount Pleasant Market -Sept 11th
FRESH PICKS FROM THE MARKETS:
apples, beets, basil, beans, bell peppers, broccoli, cabbage, cantaloupe, carrots, cauliflower, chard, corn, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, green onions, head lettuce, herbs, kale, mushrooms, mustards, peaches, potatoes, peas, radishes, salad mix, spinach, summer squash, tomatoes, turnips, zucchini
NEW VENDORS TO MOUNT PLEASANT:
Mandair Farms will be making her fresh and delicious pakoras and will have some frozen berries to stock up on! And first time vendor Open View Organic Farm has loads of yummy organic apples, great for that pre-Thanksgiving practice pie!
Rai Produces grapes are nature’s candy bursting with sweetness! Do yourself a flavour favour and grab yours before they disappear.
Have you tried Riverside Farms amazing relish yet? Stop by and get some! So yummy with a wee spicy kick…good on everything!
Survey September at Vancouver Farmers Market – help us continue to grow by letting us learn about you and what you’d like to see at your market! Each week we’ll display different questions so grab some of our stickers, have some fun, and let us know what you think!
Celebrate the harvest with Vancouver Farmers Markets at RIPE 2016! Tickets are on sale now for our annual dinner fundraiser, which takes place Sunday, October 16 at The Roundhouse. RIPE features a knock-out roster of farm-to-table chefs paired with VFM producers to present 8 mouth-watering small plate tasting stations, seasonal cocktails, and local craft beverage. More info on participating chefs and vendors, and to buy tickets, at the RIPE event page.
What to do:
Pick up a card at any Vancouver Farmers Market, all Salt Spring Coffee events or download here.
How to Enter:
*Complete all five activities listed on the edible scavenger hunt card between August 27 and October 9.
*Fill out your contact details on the completed card.
*Hand in your completed card at a Salt Spring Coffee booth or any Vancouver Farmers Market info stand—or add a stamp and pop it in the mail.
There is no limit to the number of entries per person. Prizes will be awarded randomly during the contest period. You could win Salt Spring Coffee beans and gear, $100 Vancouver Farmers Market Shop, which includes market tokens and tote bag or tickets to Vancouver Farmers Market RIPE dinner
Help us spread the word about your market… ask for a poster for your building or business or leaflets to hand out. Sign out a Mt Pleasant Market lawn sign and tell you neighbours about this great market!