Market Day – Sept 27

Join our second annual zucchini race! Bring your prized garden zucchini or use one of ours. Decorate with your favourite accessories and watch them go!

Join our second annual zucchini race! Bring your prized garden zucchini or use one of ours. Decorate with your favourite accessories and watch them go!

This Saturday is our 2nd annual Harvest Festival and Food Swap, featuring fun filled games and activities, cooking demonstrations, live performances, and special extended market hours from 10 am to 2 pm. We will have an abundance of healthy veggies so make sure to head down to this Saturday’s mobile market locations to stock up on some of the delicious, fresh fruit and veggies including those from our amazing local urban farm partner Fresh Roots. You might even catch some of our produce racing about!

Here is what to expect this week:

    • Kale (Grown in BC)
    • Parsley (Grown in BC)
    • Golden Delicious Ginger Apples (Grown in BC)
    • Macintosh Apples (Grown in BC)
    • Avocados
    • Bananas
    • Butternut Squash (Grown in BC)
    • Bok Choy (Grown in BC)
    • Cantaloupes (Grown in BC)
    • Chard (Grown in BC)
    • Corn (Grown in BC)
    • Red Cabbagec (Grown in BC)
    • Kohlrabic (Grown in BC)
    • Red Onion (Grown in Washington)
    • Parsnips (Grown in BC)
    • Red Potatoes (Grown in BC)
    • Sweet Potatoes (Grown in California)
    • Flemish Pears (Grown in BC)
    • Anjou Pears (Grown in BC)
    • Yams (Grown in BC)
    • Zucchini (Grown in BC)

      From 10:00am-2:00pm, we’ll be at Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House (Victoria Dr. and 24th ave.) See you at the market!

Market Day – September 20

Its a wet, rainy day today, but the weather is looking fantastic for our mobile market tomorrow! The fields from our local urban farm partner, Fresh Roots, are bursting! As usual they who will be providing us with their amazing, delicious, fresh veggies this week. On top of that we will also be selling:

It's Pear Season! There are so many amazing varieties available in BC. This week we are featuring the Flemish!

It’s Pear Season! There are so many amazing varieties available in BC. This week we are featuring the Flemish!

  • Avocados
  • Bananas (Organic)
  • Cantaloupes (Grown in BC)
  • Honeydews (Grown in BC)
  • Pears Flemish (Grown in BC)
  • Nectarines (Grown in BC)
  • Broccoli (Grown in BC)
  • Red Cabbage (Grown in BC)
  • Corn (Grown in BC)
  • Cucumber (Grown in BC)
  • Kohlrabi (Grown in BC)
  • Leeks (Grown in BC)
  • Parsnips (Grown in BC)
  • Red Onion (Grown in BC)
  • Kabocha Squash (Grown in BC)
  • Red Nugget Potatoes (Grown in BC)
  • Sweet Potatoes (Grown in Calif)

We will be at Brant Villa (2290 E. 25th Ave near Nanaimo Skytrain station) from 10:30am-12:30pm and at Kensington Community Centre (5175 Dumfries Street near Knight) from 2pm-4pm. Hope to see you there!

Market Day – September 13

So many delicious veggies! As usual we will have a fine assortment of veggies from our farm partner, Fresh Roots Urban Farm and an abundance of other tasty items including:

  • Sunrise Apples (Grown in BC)

    The iron, calcium and other minerals in eggplant supply the essential nutrients required by the body.  All this, while relishing a highly flavorful veggie, is a good deal, indeed! Stuff, grill, bake, roast, stew your eggplants—they’re delicious!

    The iron, calcium and other minerals in eggplant supply the essential nutrients required by the body. All this, while relishing a highly flavorful veggie, is a good deal, indeed! Stuff, grill, bake, roast, stew your eggplants—they’re delicious!

  • Avocados
  • Bananas (Organic)
  • Cantaloupes (Grown in BC)
  • Honeydews (Grown in BC)
  • Peaches (Grown in BC)
  • Bartlett Pears (Grown in BC)
  • Broccoli (Grown in BC)
  • Corn (Grown in BC)
  • Mini cucumbers (Grown in BC)
  • Eggplant (Grown in BC)
  • kohlrabi (Grown in BC)
  • Red Nugget Potato (Grown in BC)
  • Butternut Squash (Grown in BC)
  • Zucchini (Grown in BC & Organic)

So make sure to head down to this Saturday’s mobile market locations to stock up. From 10:00am-12:00pm, we’ll be at Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House (Victoria Dr. and 24th ave.) and from 2-4pm, we’ll be at Orchard Park (Nanaimo St. and 45th ave.). Don’t forget to sample some of the delicious recipes at Orchard Park’s tasting kitchen. See you at the market!

Harvest Festival & Food Swap: Sept. 27

HarvestFestival2014.1It’s here again: the 2nd Annual Harvest Festival and Food Swap! We’ll be bringing in the new season in style down at Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House on September 27th from 10am-2pm.

The CCFN is proud to work with the Neighbourhood House again this year to put on this event. It also just so happens that the 27th is one of our mobile market days at CCNH. Amongst the other family-friendly activities, you’ll be able to stock up on fresh fruits and vegetables for the week.

Bring a friend (and a homemade/homegrown food item to swap) and come on down for a fun afternoon to welcome autumn!

 

Market Day – Sept 6

Back to the sun! The fields from our local urban farm partner,Fresh Roots, are bursting! As usual they who will be providing us with their amazing, delicious, fresh veggies this week.

On top of that we will also be selling:

  • Avocados
  • Bananas (Organic)
  • Cantaloupes (Grown in BC)
  • Mangoes
  • Pears Bartlett (Grown in BC)
  • Watermelon (Grown in BC)
  • Cabbage (Grown in BC)
  • Cauliflower
  • Corn (Grown in BC)
  • Kohlrabi (Grown in BC)
  • Leeks (Grown in BC)
  • Red Onion (Grown in BC)
  • Kabocha Squash (Grown in BC)
  • Zucchini (Grown in BC)

We will be at Brant Villa (2290 E. 25th Ave near Nanaimo Skytrain station) from 10:30am-12:30pm and at our newest market site: Kensington Community Centre (5175 Dumfries Street near Knight) from 2pm-4pm.

Hope to see you there!