Mobile Market Summer Food Swap

The summer season means a lot of us are planting and growing our own fruits and veggies. It also makes it the perfect opportunity to swap produce with fellow mobile market go-ers!

Come and join us at the mobile markets on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month and exchange your homegrown produce with your neighbours or even us. This event will only run from now until September, so make sure to spread the word and bring a friend!

 

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Market Produce – July 7

  

                                                              Photo by PublicDomainImages

We have cantaloupes, cucumbers, oranges and more! Come on down to this weekends produce market, and take your pick at a variety of amazing fruits and veggies. Here’s what to expect at the market:

  • Apples Royal Gala (Wash)
  • Bananas (Guat / Ecu / Mex & Organic)
  • Zucchini Squash (BC)
  • Broccoli Crowns (BC)
  • Cucumbers (BC)
  • Parsnip (BC/US)
  • Avocadoes Hass (Mex)
  • Cantaloupes (Calif)
  • Lemons (Calif)
  • Orange (Calif)
  • Onions (Calif)

Come on down to this saturday’s mobile market locations to stock up on fresh fruits and veggies! We will be at Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House from 10:00am to 11:00 am, Kensington Community Centre from 1:00pm to 2:00pm and Brant Villa at 3:00pm to 4:00pm. Take a look at our mobile market locations for more info on how to find us.

See you this Saturday!

*As always, produce lists are subject to change. Thank you for your understanding.

July 14th Canning Workshop at Copley Orchard

 

Homemade-Jam

This event takes place on unceded and occupied Coast Salish territory, specifically that of the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), and mi ce:p kʷətxʷiləm (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

As a part of this months Copley Orchard work party, Cedar Cottage Food Network has organized an on-site berry preservation and canning workshop facilitated by Elizabeth Wise.

This FREE workshop will be from 10:30-12:00, and will include all the basics of jam making and general preservation tips, as well as a hand-out to take home along with a small jar of jam!

***Please email ccfneducation@gmail.com to register.

Visit the facebook event here

About the Facilitator::::
Elizabeth has been working within the urban farming community of East Vancouver for 10 years.

With a huge garden of her own and working as a director of the Three Feet Below Canning Coop she has a wealth of knowledge in reducing waste through preservation.

A graduate of the Kwantlen farm school you may have seen Elizabeth working around town with local farmers at both the winter and summer markets.
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As always, come prepared to do some hands on work, bring water and dress for the weather!

Note: The work party runs from 10:00- 2:00pm with a break for a potluck lunch at 1pm. You are more than welcome to come for the whole duration and get to know the community of gardeners who take care of the orchard.
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What is Copley Orchard all about? —> Copley Community Orchard is an urban orchard located in Vancouver, British Columbia. It is a place to celebrate the benefits of growing fruit trees, berry bushes and other perennial plants, educating people on their cultivation, and creating a beautiful and productive space accessible to all. Visit http://www.copleycommunityorchard.com/ for more info and to get involved !

** Accesibility: This workshop will be at the Copley Community Orchard. Major paths are accessible, but much of the terrain is not.

For more information please contact ccfneducation@gmail.com