What’s Fresh at Mt Pleasant Market-Sept 25th
Acorn squash, apples, artichokes, beets, basil, beans, bell peppers, bitter melon, blackberries, bok choy, broccoli, brussels sprouts, butternut squash, cabbage, cantaloupe, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, corn, cucumber, dill, eggplant, fennel, garlic, gem squash, green onions, head lettuce, herbs, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, mint, mushrooms, napa cabbage, onions, potatoes, peas, plums, radishes, raspberries, salad mix, spinach, summer squash, strawberries, tomatoes, turnips
(photo has apples from new vendor Open View Orchard)
Fall Fair is Oct 2nd!
Pumpkin Patch, games, yummy treats! Fun for the WHOLE Family!
Plus there are two great CONTESTS all ages can enter! Win some great Vancouver Farmers Market swag!
RECIPE OF THE WEEK:
This recipe for celery and cashew nut soup combines the subtle flavour of celery with the nuttiness of cashew.
1 medium sized onion, peeled and chopped
1 medium sized potato, peeled and chopped
1/2 head celery, wash, remove leaves and chop
2 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons broken cashew nuts
1 1/4 pints vegetable stock
3/4 pint milk
seasoning to taste
Melt the butter in a large saucepan.Saute the prepared vegetables gently until the onion is transparent. Add the cashews and continue cooking for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add the stock, bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.Add the milk and allow to cool slightly.Blend in a blender.Reheat to serve and add seasoning to taste.
Yield: 4 portions
For more Local Food Global Flavours look out for our recipe cards throughout the market!
Survey September at Mt Pleasant Market – help 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’d like to see!
Pickup your Salt Spring Coffee’s Edible Scavenger Hunt card and complete 5 activities to be entered to win Salt Spring Island swag, $100 market money or tickets to our annual Ripe harvest dinner. #fairtofarmer
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!