The Withrow Park Farmers' Market, In Withrow Park, Riverdale, Toronto, Canada | Saturdays, 9am-1pm, rain or shine!

Fresh From The Market

Withrow Park Farmers' Market News
Saturday, September 6th, 2014
Withrow Park, Toronto

Top 10 Reasons To Shop At A Farmers' Market!

  1. Local food is fresher and tastier
  2. Enjoy delicious foods that are only available in-season
  3. Strengthen the local economy and keep your dollars at home
  4. Meet the farmers who grow your food
  5. Protect your health and the environment with food produced sustainably
  6. Support farmers who are committed to the humane treatment of animals
  7. Discover new specialty foods/products that will impress your dinner guests
  8. Support the future of family farms and food security in Southern Ontario
  9. Keep good agricultural jobs in your community
  10. Protect natural beauty and green spaces by preserving farmland and the Greenbelt
View our full list of Farmers & Vendors 
This Saturday in Riverdale!
Farmers, Growers & Prepared Food Vendors
Meet your farmers, growers, and the people behind the fresh local prepared food at the Withrow Park Farmers’ Market :  View our full list here


Market Announcements

New from Haystrom Farm!
Roma and San Marzano tomatoes for canning! You can order yours through Brad at the market this Saturday, and they will be available for pick up the following week. $35 for Roma and $40 for San Marzano tomatoes / bushel-box. Also available from Haystrom Farm this Saturday, Heirloom tomatoes, sweet corn, potatoes, beans, and more.

New from Fiddlehead Farms!
They are doing their big harvest of Edamame (fresh soy) beans this week, come stock up at $5 a pint! Fresh and perfect for freezing too!

Specializing in Ontario Garlic!
Healthy Choice Farm


Away This Saturday
  • Brian Hamlin, Bee Keeper is away this Saturday and back later in the month.
  • Manning Canning is away this Saturday and back next Saturday.

Market Music (9am-1pm)

We welcome David Santandrea, playing classic guitar. 
 

Brewed Organic Coffee ! 

Freshly brewed, locally-roasted, fair-trade coffee from Coffeecology. Brewed by our market volunteers. Bring your own cup, and get $0.25 off. Try our Iced Maple Coffee made with local maple syrup from Danbrie Farms.

From The Farm To Your Plate
  • Fresh Heritage & farm fresh eggs from Murray's Farm.
  • Naturally-raised, pastured meats, beef, chicken & Berkshire pork from Field Sparrow Farms.
  • Pure Canadian, quality Maple Syrup, and maple syrup products and jams from Danbrie Farms.

Ice Pops & Ice Cream Sandwiches

From Sweet Sammies Ice Cream Sandwich Co., assorted ice pops, ice cream sandwiches, and pints of ice cream. This Saturday try a Southern Belle! Cream cheese ice cream in red velvet cake, rolled in coconut shavings. 


For Your Home & Garden

The Backyard Urban Farm Co. will have fresh cut flowers, and cold hardy seedlings like kale, chard, bok choy, lettuce and spinach. Also, a variety of herbs.

Good For You & The Planet!

Local & Organic - Grown In Ontario

Farmers and Growers Specializing in Organic Produce

Cookstown Greens – certified organic produce grown in Thornton (Lake Simcoe area)
Feast of Fields – Niagara fruit (organic & biodynamic)
Fiddlehead Farm – produce grown in Prince Edward County
Haystrom Farm – fresh produce & fruit grown in Prince Edward County
Healthy Choice Farm – produce grown on FarmStart’s McVean Farm in Brampton
Murray's Farm - Heirloom veggies
  • Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries
  • Blue seedless grapes
  • Peaches, yellow and white
  • Apples, pristine, red free and paula red
  • Pears, anjou
  • Blue plums
  • Figs
  • Melons, both Musk & Charentais 
  • Glorious garlic, organic and locally grown
  • Carrots, beets, and purple beans
  • Mixed zucchini & bbq grillers
  • Fresh salad mix
  • Tomato varieties! Heirloom, field beefsteak & lots of cherry varieties!
  • Roma tomatoes
  • Heirloom carrots & other veggies.
  • Delicious sweet corn!
  • Lettuce heads & Napa cabbage
  • Purple & cranberry potatoes.
  • Fingerlings!
  • Lots of fresh greens! 
  • Edamame beans!
  • Arugula, Basil, Beans, Chard, Cilantro, Eggplant, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Onions, Potatoes, Sorrel, and Zucchini. 
  • Cucumbers
  • Mixed baskets of potatoes.
  • Certified organic! Red, white, candy-cane and gold beets. 
  • Roots and greens!
  • Tomatillos
Fresh Local Ingredients, Non-Gmo, Prepared With Love & Care.

Prepared Foods & Local Goodness

Earth & City – seasonal smoothies, vegan & raw delights
Monforte Dairy – a plethora of Ontario real cheese
St. John’s Bakery – traditional French-style sourdough breads & other pastries
The Local Cafe – a bus, a kitchen… it’s both. The product: a variety of decadent pastries
Tiffinday Inc. – artisanal vegan Indian fare


Local ingredients, prepared fresh, and many vegan and gluten-free options!
  • Black Bean Burgers.
  • Strawberry Chocolate Date Squares.
  • Wholesome Smoothies.
  • Timpa Wheels!
  • Featured curry, and curry in take home jars.
  • Bhajiya fries! 
Freshly Baked Goods
  • Freshly baked bread!
  • Savoury, sweet, gluten free, and multigrain breads.
  • Loaf cakes, cookies, ever-popular granola, calzones, empanadas, brioche, croissants, pies, tarts, and gluten-free cookies.

Local Featured Cheese

Water buffalo fresco and Bliss, a cow/sheep creamy Camembert.

 
Local Wine Tastings

Ontario VQA Wine

We welcome Keint-he Winery & Vineyards from Prince Edward County! They will be pouring:
  • 2012 Voyageur Chardonnay
  • 2013 Voyageur Rielsing
  • 2013 Portage Rose - New Release
  • 2011 Portage Pinot Noir
  • 2012 Voyageur Pinot Noir
You can also order their wines online by the case or bottle with a full case (mixed or single) being free shipping.
Kid's Crafts & Activities

For The Kids

Kid's Craft Activity : 9am-12pm
After a busy first week at school, come visit the market for a fun activity! We will be making Wind Chimes in a huge variety of beautiful colours. 
 
Pape Library Visit : 10:30am-11:15am
Marion from the Pape Library will be visiting our market for story time, weather permitting. This is an event open to children of all ages from toddlers to school kids. 
"Be Good To Yourself and Our Planet"

Our farmers' market arrives in Withrow Park, every Saturday, 9am-1pm, until October 25th, rain or shine!

Join us this Saturday!

John Zeus,  Market Manager
Contact: withrowmarket@gmail.com

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