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A Spring Market

We are waiting patiently for spring, but our Saturday markets carry on regardless. _____________ Ellen Millard was very busy with her customers. _____________ _____________ There were plenty of folks looking for blueberries from Wayne at North of Nuttby Farms. __________ As usual, there were lots of folks in for breakfast, or a coffee with friends. […]

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Our First April Market

This was the first market in April, on the day before Easter. The day started off cold and then it began to rain, so it certainly wasn’t a fine spring day, but the atmosphere inside the market was warm and bright.  _________ Joyce had hidden eggs around the market and the children were sent out […]

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Last Market in March

This was the last market of the month, and of course, with it being March, the weather was cold and a bit wet. There is still lots of snow around and the maple season has not yet started, so we are not into spring yet. Frazer Hunter of Knoydart Farms was in a week early […]

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A Market for Saint Patrick’s Day

It was Saint Patrick’s Day at the market, and Debbie was making green breakfasts for a few special customers. _____________   Our friends from La Finquita  (“little farm”) in North Wallace were back this week with seeds and fresh greens from their greenhouse. _______________________   Christian is helping his grandmother at Carole’s Corner, helping with […]

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First Market in March

It’s the first market of the month so Frazer Hunter of Knoydart Farms was here with his cheese. “You have to try but you don’t have to buy!” is his slogan. Shawn Crouse of Karma Gardens was back for the first time this year, with a delicious vegetable and chickpea soup. He hopes to be […]

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The Last February Market

It has been an very cold month, with morning temperatures well below normal. The bricks that form the patios in front of the doors have been heaving, making it hard to open the doors, but with normal weather coming we will see an end to that trouble.   Wayne has greens, sprouts, eggs and of […]

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A February Market

It’s still winter, and judging by the snowbanks it will be winter for a while yet. _____ Brenna has lots of excellent apples, fresh from her climate-controlled storage locker. ______   Ellen Millard is back again this season, seen here with some of her regular customers. She has her fascinating historical books available: ____________   […]

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Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day this year was clear and cold, very cold, but our customers were undeterred. There was lots of Valentine spirit in the air, and there was Valentine merchandise also, like these oysters brought by Tom Wood. Josette Colter from the Village Florist brought flowers, from which she assembled bouquets right on the spot. Wayne […]

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Harvest Time

Once again it’s harvest time at the market, and there are lots of fresh vegetables on the tables. Vine-ripened tomatoes abound! Lots of folks take the time to visit with neighbours . . . Or enjoy a coffee on our back deck

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September Market

In early fall the vegetables and fruit come rolling in, the succulent ones first and the root vegetables later. Our customers are looking for them already: vegetables at the market Sometimes folks bring their dogs, especially if they are walking the dogs along the Cross-Canada Trail that runs alongside our market property. We are not […]

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