Market Produce – May 19th

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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

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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 – Jan 7 – Happy New Year!

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Are you interested about food security in the Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood?

Would you like to get involve or  learn more about the work at the Cedar Cottage Food Network?

You are all welcome  to attend our upcoming AGM for 2016! It is an excellent way to meet the people behind the work we do. There is always room to get involved. Dinner is provided, come let’s bond over a meal!

 

Here is what to expect at the market this week:

  • Bananas (South America and Organic)
  • Green Kale (Calif/Mex and Organic)
  • Gala Apples (BC)
  • Avocados (Mexico)
  • Broccoli (Calif)
  • Red Cabbage (BC)
  • Carrots (Calif)
  • Mandarins clementine (Calif)
  • Lemons (Calif)
  • Red Onions (Wash)
  • Red Potatoes (BC)
  • Yams red garnett (Calif)

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

You are invited to our AGM!

Are you passionate about food security in the Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood?

Are you interested in learning more or even getting involved with the work at the Cedar Cottage Food Network?

Perhaps you want to attend our upcoming AGM for 2016! It is an excellent way to meet the people behind the work we do. There is always room to get involved. Of course dinner is provided!

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Seedy Saturday – Winter Gardening

Seedy Saturday - Sept 24
Join the Cedar Cottage Food Network and the Vancouver Public Library for the fifth of our 2016 Seedy Saturday workshop series. Each event includes a workshop on a gardening topic and a seed swap.

Learn how to get your garden ready for cold weather, including staggering plant cycles, protecting your soil and various structures you can use to maximize your harvest.

Take home seeds from the Seed Sharing Library or bring your own to donate. This event is free but seating is limited so please pre-register.

This event is free but seating is limited so please pre-register online or in person at the library branch. Light refreshments will be available. The facility is wheelchair accessible.

See you there!

Market Veggies – July 16

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BC Cherries are in this week!

Also this week is another order from Fresh Roots Urban Farm veggies! Every week throughout the summer we will be getting hyper local, organic veggies grown on school sites throughout Vancouver.
Here is what to expect at the market this week:
  • Bananas (South America and Organic)
  • Carrots (BC and Organic)
  • Broccoli (BC)
  • Avocados (Mexico)
  • Peaches (BC)
  • Yellow Onions (Washington)
  • White Potatoes (BC)
  • Zucchini (BC and Organic)
  • Green Cabbage (BC)
  • Blueberries (BC)

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 Centre 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 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.