Category Archives: Indoor Market

wild leeks
2May2014

Welcome back! Saturday May 3, Our Farmers’ Market is Open for the Season!

With the start of another farmers’ market season comes a jar brimming with emotions; primarily joy to be back at it. Satisfaction is in there too, knowing that our market supports farmers and producers of many delicious goods, and is a wonderful gathering spot for the community. Sometimes worry burbles to the top – what […]

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May 1 asparagus
1May2014

Thursday at the Market with Chef Paul Paschink

  Join us in the centre of the market today from 11:30-1:30 when market chef Paul Paschink gets us ready for asparagus season, which is only a couple of weeks away. Try his Asparagus Risotto, super creamy and cheesy blend of Arborio rice, with roasted asparagus, Parmesan and Asiago cheese, and fresh herbs. So good! […]

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April 24 tomatoes
24Apr2014

This Week at the Market!

Are you craving local veggies? I know I am! Lucky for all of us, many Ontario greenhouse vegetables are available now: cucumbers, tomatoes, and even bell peppers! Be sure to stop by the centre of the market today and every Thursday between 11:30-1:30, when market chef Paul Paschink dishes up samples of what is fresh and […]

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April 17 choclate eggs
17Apr2014

What’s in Your Easter Basket?

Easter week at the market is always a busy and happy time. It’s so much fun picking out chocolates, flowers, and Easter dinner fixings. And more chocolates. My basket will be full! Be sure to make some time on Thursday between 11:30-1:30 to stop by the centre of the market for a taste of market […]

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april 10 butternutsquash
10Apr2014

Getting ready for the weekend!

Are you thinking about the weekend? Maybe you are having some friends over? Maybe you need to whip up some quick appetizers? Be sure to stop by the market today, Thursday, between 11:30 -1:30 as market chef Paul Paschink creates an Ontario Winter Squash Hummus. This classic middle Eastern dip with chickpeas, olive oil, lemon […]

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April 3 scones
3Apr2014

April 3rd – This Week at the Market

Ah, the classic scone: breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea, bring it on! The beauty of the scone is twofold– it is quite easy to make, you can think “I’d like a scone” and about 45 minutes later have a hot-out-of-the-oven scone on your plate. Also, it is the perfect foil for home-made jams, fresh berries, local […]

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March 27 soup
27Mar2014

This week at the market!

We’ve got food fusion happening at the market this week, with market chef Paul Paschink dishing up some Thai Sweet Potato Coconut Soup. This is sort of like Ontario giving Thailand a warm and satisfying hug. Thai cuisine is well known for its spiciness, Ontario sweet potatoes are known for their awesome flavour and nutritional […]

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Feb 27 sweet potato
26Feb2014

This Delicious Week at the Market

Sweet potatoes are at the top of pretty much everybody’s healthy food list. They are also at the top of the delicious list. That’s the real reason we eat them, isn’t it? That’s the same with pretty much any food Let’s face it, if food doesn’t taste good, no matter how good it is for […]

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Feb 13 cupcakes
12Feb2014

Valentine’s Day at the Market!

Quinoa – the popular grain with powerful health benefits; makes a tasty addition to what would make a sweet dessert for your Valentine: Double chocolate quinoa mini cupcakes ! Many people might be choosing quinoa because they are living a gluten-free life, but it also makes sense to chow down on quinoa because it is so […]

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Beets Feb 6
5Feb2014

This Week at the Market!

“Don’t eat anything your great-grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food” – thanks to Michael Pollan for that great advice! I know my grandmother would recognize BEETS quite easily, because I still have strong memories of helping her pull them out of her super productive kitchen garden. This grandmother lived well into her nineties, due in part […]

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