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Sept 18th Market Day

We have the perfect reason to celebrate Sept 18th, Pumpkin Pie!  This week will mark the beginning of Pumpkin Pie season at Sweet Thea, pick one up for $15. Now is also a good time to start planning your fall/winter garden.  At our Market Merchandise table we have a selection of West Coast Seeds available for you to purchase.  Alex can also give you some helpful tips on what to plant and where... [Read more]

Preserving the Flavours of Summer

  Alas, the season is shifting: the nights are getting cooler, and the days shorter; fall is just around corner. Nonetheless, we have been blessed with mostly balmy weather so, it certainly is not too late to jump on the canning or preserving bandwagon, to fill up your winter larder, if you have not already done so. We have several vendors willing to sell certain items in bulk quantities at... [Read more]

Sept 11th Market Day

September is the perfect month to celebrate our farmers as harvest is in full swing! Our market is bursting with colourful produce like peppers, beets, heirloom tomatoes of all kinds, peaches, apples, corn and so much more. This week we’ll be having a special celebration to give thanks to our farmers and this wonderful season.  Join us for; DJ Gab Sung spinning tunes Belly Dance performances An... [Read more]

Favorite Finds

Welcome to our new blog post series, Favorite Finds!  Each week we will feature market shoppers and what’s in their basket.  If you would like to tell us what your favorite market items are pop by our info tent for a quick interview. Our September 4th Favorite Finders are: Doreen & Megan (Mother and Daugther!) What part of New West do you live in? Queen’s Park Neighborhood How long... [Read more]

Sept 4th Market Day

Each week at the market we seem to have more and more canine “customers” so we thought we’d cater to them by bringing in the experts!  Queen’s Park Pet Hospital will be at our market to answer questions for you regarding your pet’s health so don’t forget to bring Fido, just make sure he’s on a leash please. Fun things happening at our market: Drop by our... [Read more]

Blueberries

   At the market, one cannot help but notice an extroverted exuberance – undoubtedly because of summer. Lately, market stalls are filled with a kaleidoscope of colourful fruits in all shapes and sizes. The fruits range from the roundish and petite, like the blackberry ; to the more voluptuous and curvaceous sort, such as the peach. Amidst this great cornucopia of produce, the blueberry is by far... [Read more]

August 28th Market Day

It’s Members Appreciation Day this week!  Bring your Membership Card to the market and show them to your favorite vendors to get special deals on your weekly shopping. Fun things happening at our market: We’re getting medieval!  Blood & Iron Martial Arts will be doing demo’s from 5pm to 7pm Jaxon our Hula Hoop Master will be teaching you how to hoop! We’ve got an assortment... [Read more]

August 21st Market Day

How do we know that those lazy summer days are coming to an end?  Apples have popped up a the market!  With the arrival of the fall months we’ll soon be knee deep in a cornucopia of the fall harvest.  Visit Silverhill Orchard’s vendor stall to pick up your apples. In the meanwhile we’ll keep enjoying the summer’s bounty!  We have beautiful heirloom tomatoes, corn, broccoli,... [Read more]

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