Market Produce – May 19th

photo from foodingredients.treetop.com

Summer starts in a month but it’s fast upon us, so is all the fruit that comes with the hot weather!

Here is what to expect at the market this Saturday:

  • Apples Ambrosia (BC)
  • Avocados (Mex)
  • Bananas (Guat / Ecu & Organic)
  • Yellow Onion (Wash)
  • Oranges Navel (Calif)
  • Pears Anjou (Wash)
  • Celery (Calif)
  • Cabbage Red (Calif)
  • Tomatoes (BC)
  • Mangoes Ataulfo (Mex)
  • Acorn Squash (Mex)
  • Green Onion (Mex)

So make sure to head down to this Saturday’s mobile market locations to stock up. We will be at Cedar Cottage  at 10:00am to 11:00am, 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 weekend!

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

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Market Produce – May 5th

photo from filiericortacremona.it

Red cabbage at the market this month. Red cabbage makes a great sweet slaw paired with fruit.

Here is what to expect at the market this Saturday:

  • Apples Gala (Wash)
  • Avocados (Mex)
  • Bananas (Guat / Ecu & Organic)
  • Broccoli  (Calif)
  • Carrots snaptop (Calif / Wash)
  • Cucumber (BC)
  • Sweet Potato (Calif)
  • Yellow Onion (Wash)
  • Oranges Navel (Calif)
  • Potato Red Nugget (BC)
  • Red Cabbage (Cdn)

So make sure to head down to this Saturday’s mobile market locations to stock up. We will be at Cedar Cottage  at 10:00am to 11:00am, 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 weekend!

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

Market Produce – April 26

Please come check out the Thursday markets and have a tasting at the community kitchen.
We’re serving up pakora at Biltmore Housing this Thursday please come and bring a friend!

Here is what to expect at the market this Thursday:

  • Apples Gala (BC, Organic)
  • Avocados (Mex)
  • Bananas (Guat / Mex, Organic)
  • Carrots snaptop (Calif / Wash)
  • Cucumber (BC)
  • Zucchini (Calif)
  • Yellow Onion (Wash)
  • Oranges Navel (Calif)
  • Potato Yukon Gold (BC)

So make sure to head down to this Thursday’s mobile market locations to stock up.  We”ll be at Helping  Spirit Lodge at 1:00pm to 2:00pm and Biltmore Housing at 4:00pm to 6:00pm with a Community Kitchen. Take a look at our mobile market locations for more info on how to find us

See you this weekend!

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

Market Produce – April 21

photo courtesy burpee.com

Turnips are in season and at the market this month. Here are some ways to cook turnip.

Here is what to expect at the market this Saturday:

  • Apples Ambrosia (BC)
  • Avocados (Mex)
  • Bananas (Guat / Mex & Organic)
  • Broccoli  (Calif)
  • Carrots snaptop (Calif / Wash)
  • Cucumber (BC)
  • Zucchini (Calif)
  • Sweet Potato (Calif)
  • Turnips (CA / US)
  • Yellow Onion (Wash)
  • Oranges Navel (Calif)
  • Potato Yukon Gold (BC)

So make sure to head down to this Saturday’s mobile market locations to stock up. We will be at Cedar Cottage  at 10:00am to 11:00am, 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 weekend!

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

Market Produce for Oct 3

Harvest season is in full swing, so make sure to come by the markets this week to stock up on your favourites.
What type of veggie goes to summer camp? ....... ....... Brussel Scouts!

What type of veggie goes to summer camp?
…….
…….
Brussel Scouts!

Here is what to expect at the market this week:

  • Bananas (South America and Organic)
  • Beets (BC)
  • Carrots (BC)
  • Avocados (Mexico)
  • Kale (BC and Organic)
  • Red Onions (Washington)
  • Kabocha squash (BC)
  • Butternut Squash (BC)
  • Red Delicious Apples (BC)
  • Broccoli (BC)
  • Brussel Sprouts (BC)
  • Savoy Cabbage (BC)
  • Red Potatoes (Washington)
  • Mini Cucumber (BC)

In addition, we’ll have a selection hyper-local goodies from Fresh Roots Urban Farm. Fresh Roots’ produce is grown in schoolyards right here in Vancouver (Van Tech and David Thompson Secondary Schools, to be exact). That means the footprint of this produce is much smaller than conventional as it travels less than 10km to get to our markets. You can taste the difference in their food!

So make sure to head down to this Saturday’s mobile market locations to stock up. We will be at Brant Villa from 10:30am to 12:30pm and Kensington Community Center from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Take a look at our mobile market locations for more info on how to find us.

See you this weekend!

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

Market Produce for Sept 26

Harvest season is in full swing, so make sure to come by the markets this week to stock up on your favourites. The Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House will be hosting their annual harvest festival and food swap, which is tons of fun!

Have you ever used spaghetti squash as a pasta alternative. Check out this website for some great recipes! http://crazyhappyhealthy.com/5-excellent-ways-eat-spaghetti-squash/

Have you ever used spaghetti squash as a pasta alternative. Check out this website for some great recipes! http://crazyhappyhealthy.com/5-excellent-ways-eat-spaghetti-squash/

Here is what to expect at the market this week:

  • Bananas (South America and Organic)
  • Beets (BC)
  • Carrots (BC)
  • Zucchini squash (BC and organic)
  • Avocados (Mexico)
  • Kale (BC and Organic)
  • Red Onions (Washington)
  • Kabocha squash (BC)
  • Spaghetti Squash (BC)
  • Gala Apples (BC)
  • Cantaloupes (BC)
  • Blue Grapes (BC)
  • Broccoli (BC)
  • Red Cabbage (BC)
  • Red Potatoes (Washington)

In addition, we’ll have a selection hyper-local goodies from Fresh Roots Urban Farm. Fresh Roots’ produce is grown in schoolyards right here in Vancouver (Van Tech and David Thompson Secondary Schools, to be exact). That means the footprint of this produce is much smaller than conventional as it travels less than 10km to get to our markets. You can taste the difference in their food!

So make sure to head down to this Saturday’s mobile market locations to stock up. We will be at Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House from 10:00am to 12:00pm and South Vancouver Neighbourhood House from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Take a look at our mobile market locations for more info on how to find us.

See you this weekend!

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

Market Produce for September 19th

Can you guess our veggie of the week?

Can you guess our veggie of the week?

Here is what to expect at the market this week:

  • Bananas (South America and Organic)
  • Beets (BC and organic)
  • Carrots (BC and organic)
  • Avocados (Mexico)
  • Peaches (BC)
  • Red Onions (Washington)
  • Kabocha squash (BC)
  • Jonagold Apples (BC)
  • Anjou Pears (BC)
  • Romanesco Broccolli (BC)
  • Red Potatoes (BC)
  • Brussel Sprouts (BC)

In addition, we’ll have a selection hyper-local goodies from Fresh Roots Urban Farm. Fresh Roots’ produce is grown in schoolyards right here in Vancouver (Van Tech and David Thompson Secondary Schools, to be exact). That means the footprint of this produce is much smaller than conventional as it travels less than 10km to get to our markets. You can taste the difference in their food!

So make sure to head down to this Saturday’s mobile market locations to stock up. We will be at Brant Villa from 10:30am to 12:30pm and Kensington Community Center from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Take a look at our mobile market locations for more info on how to find us.

See you this weekend!

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

Market Produce for Sept 12

My oh my do we have quite the harvest for our mobile markets this week. This week we will be featuring our first BC grapes and Washington Purple Potatoes

grapes

Here is what to expect at the market this week:

  • Bananas (South America and Organic)
  • Beets (BC and organic)
  • Carrots (BC and organic)
  • Patty pan squash (BC and organic)
  • Avocados (Mexico)
  • Peaches (BC)
  • Corn (BC)
  • Red Onions (Washington)
  • Kabocha squash (BC)
  • Macintosh Apples (BC)
  • Yellow Wax Beans (BC)
  • Red Cabbage (BC)
  • Purple Potatoes (Washington)

In addition, we’ll have a selection hyper-local goodies from Fresh Roots Urban Farm. Fresh Roots’ produce is grown in schoolyards right here in Vancouver (Van Tech and David Thompson Secondary Schools, to be exact). That means the footprint of this produce is much smaller than conventional as it travels less than 10km to get to our markets. You can taste the difference in their food!

So make sure to head down to this Saturday’s mobile market locations to stock up. We will be at Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House from 10:00am to 12:00pm and Orchard Park from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Take a look at our mobile market locations for more info on how to find us.

See you this weekend!

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

Market produce for Sept 5

My oh my do we have quite the harvest for our mobile markets this week. This week we will be featuring our first BC apples of the season and local purple beans.
Wondering how to cook purple beans? Try out this recipes for bean and potato salad: http://honestcooking.com/purple-yard-bean-potato-salad/

Wondering how to cook purple beans? Try out this recipes for bean and potato salad: http://honestcooking.com/purple-yard-bean-potato-salad/

Here is what to expect at the market this week:

  • Bananas (South America and Organic)
  • Honeydew Melons (BC)
  • Beets (BC and organic)
  • Carrots (BC and organic)
  • Patty pan squash (BC and organic)
  • Avocados (Mexico)
  • Peaches (BC)
  • Corn (BC)
  • Red Onions (Washington)
  • Kabocha squash (BC)
  • Macintosh Apples (BC)
  • Purple Beans (BC)
  • Savoy Cabbage (BC)

In addition, we’ll have a selection hyper-local goodies from Fresh Roots Urban Farm. Fresh Roots’ produce is grown in schoolyards right here in Vancouver (Van Tech and David Thompson Secondary Schools, to be exact). That means the footprint of this produce is much smaller than conventional as it travels less than 10km to get to our markets. You can taste the difference in their food!

So make sure to head down to this Saturday’s mobile market locations to stock up. We will be at Brant Villa from 10:30am to 12:30pm and Kensington Community Center from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.

See you this weekend!

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

Market produce for August 22

My oh my do we have quite the harvest for our mobile markets this week. Although berry season has moved on we have a bunch of melons and squash available. 
Try making these honeydew melon popsicles. Check out the website for more info. http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchens/honeydew-melon-and-cilantro-ice-pops.html

Try making these honeydew melon popsicles. Check out the website for more info. http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchens/honeydew-melon-and-cilantro-ice-pops.html

Here is what to expect at the market this week:

  • Bananas (South America and Organic)
  • Honeydew Melons (BC and organic)
  • Watermelons (BC and organic)
  • Beets (BC and organic)
  • Carrots (BC and organic)
  • Patty pan squash (BC and organic)
  • Avocados (Mexico)
  • Peaches (BC)
  • Corn (BC)
  • Walla Walla Onions (Washington)
  • Butternut squash (BC)
  • Tomatoes Heirloom (BC)

In addition, we’ll have the following hyper-local goodies from Fresh Roots Urban Farm on offer:

  • Swiss chard
  • Salad turnips
  • Beets
  • Parsley
  • Kale
  • Garlic

Fresh Roots’ produce is grown in schoolyards right here in Vancouver (Van Tech and David Thompson Secondary Schools, to be exact). That means the footprint of this produce is much smaller than conventional as it travels less than 10km to get to our markets. You can taste the difference in their food!

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 South Van Neighbourhood House (Victoria Dr. and 49th ave.). Don’t forget to sample some of the delicious recipes at South Van’s tasting kitchen.

See you this weekend!

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