Market Produce – Nov 4

The rain is here and I already saw some white stuff falling from the heavens, oh my.  I’ve been experimenting with some  water Kefir lately.  Yum a nice alternative to soda and quite a healthy one.  A healthy gut can help boost your immunity perhaps a good weapon against the wet cold season.  Water Kefir contains many beneficial probiotics and yeast such as  Lactobacillus L. brevis, L. casei, L. hilgardiim, L. hordei, L. nagelii

 Acetobacter A. fabarum, A. orientalis

 Streptococcus, S. lactis and all sorts of beneficial yeast: Hanseniaospora valbyensis, Lachancea fermentati,
Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Zygotorulaspora florentina

Here is what to expect at the market this week:

  • Apples Golden Delicious (BC)
  • Avocados (Mex)
  • Bananas (South America & organic)
  • Broccoli Crown (Calif)
  • Cucumbers (BC)
  • Carrots (BC)
  • Lettuce Romaine (BC)
  • Red Onions  (Wash)
  • Oranges Valencia (Calif)
  • Potatoes Red Nuggets (BC)
  • Spinach (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 3:30pm to 4:30pm. 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 – Oct 21

photo by Vanessa Rees

  Fall is in like a lion… another wet one in our temperature rain forest.  It’s Kale season a wonderful super food.  Once cup of Kale contains:

  • Vitamin A: 206% of the RDA (from beta-carotene).
  • Vitamin K: 684% of the RDA.
  • Vitamin C: 134% of the RDA.
  • Vitamin B6: 9% of the RDA.
  • Manganese: 26% of the RDA.
  • Calcium: 9% of the RDA.
  • Copper: 10% of the RDA.
  • Potassium: 9% of the RDA.
  • Magnesium: 6% of the RDA.
  • Then it contains 3% or more of the RDA for Vitamin B1 (Thiamin), Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin), Vitamin B3 (Niacin), Iron and Phosphorus

Kale is one of the most nutritionally dense foods that can dramatically boost up your nutrient intake perhaps a good addition to fight the cold season.

Wondering what to do with all that lovely green stuff here’s a recent favourite, been making a lot of this lately a yummy tummy warmer great for this wet weather check out this Coconut Chana Saag recipe

This week an 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:

  • Apples Royal Gala (BC)
  • Avocados (Mex)
  • Bananas (South America & Organic)
  • Baby Bok Choy (BC)
  • Carrots (BC)
  • Cauliflower (Calif)
  • Kabocha Squash (BC)
  • Red Onions  (Wash)
  • Pears Bosch (BC)
  • Peppers Yellow H.H Gold (BC)
  • Potatoes Yukon Gold Nugget (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, Helping Spirit Lodge from 1:00pm to 2:00pm and Brant Villa at 3:30pm to 4:30pm. 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 – Sept 16

Fall is fast approaching, there’s a bite in the air and leaves are slowly changing to their fall colours.  Nothing warms you up like a hearty creamy soup on a cool day.  Kabocha is in season again and on the menu at the market this weekend.  Check out this tummy warming Curried Kabocha Squash Soup recipe

This week an 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:

  • Apples Royal Gala (BC)
  • Avocados (Mex)
  • Bananas (South America & Organic)
  • Corn Bi-Colour (BC)
  • Carrots (BC)
  • Kabocha Squash (BC)
  • Nectarines (BC)
  • Red Onions  (Wash)
  • Peppers Yellow H.H Gold (BC)
  • Pears Bartlett (BC)
  • Potatoes Kennebec (BC)
  • Spinach (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, Helping Spirit Lodge from 1:00pm to 2:00pm and Brant Villa at 3:30pm to 4:30pm. 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 – Sept 2 – Happy Labour Day Weekend!

Happy Labour Day Long Weekend everyone!

Summer is winding up.  Hope everyone is enjoying their summer with celebration, family, friends and good food. Let’s enjoy all the loveliness of the summer bounty.  This weekend at the market we have some local Italian plums. Maybe this dish can make it on your table for a happy gathering this weekend.   Check out this yummy Late Summer Italian Plum Galette recipe

This week another order of veggies from Fresh Roots Urban Farm!  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:

  • Avocados (Mex)
  • Bananas (South America & organic)
  • Corn Bi-Colour (BC)
  • Carrots (BC)
  • Kabocha Squash (BC)
  • Red Onions  (Wash)
  • Peaches (BC)
  • Peppers Yellow H.H Gold (BC)
  • Plums Italian Prune (BC)
  • Potatoes Kennebec (BC)
  • Spinach (BC)
  • Tomatoes OTV (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 3:30pm to 4:30pm. 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 – Aug19

Nothing yummier than the taste of summer, summer fruits are here.  My favourite cobbler is Peach!  There’s peaches in the market this weekend.  Check out this yummy peach cobbler recipe

This week an 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:

  • Avocados (Mex)
  • Bananas (South America)
  • Corn Bi-Colour (BC)
  • Carrots (BC)
  • Cucumbers (BC)
  • Red Onions  (Wash)
  • Peaches (BC)
  • Peppers Yellow H.H Gold (BC)
  • Plums Italian Prune (BC)
  • Potatoes Kennebec (BC)
  • Spinach (BC)
  • Tomatoes OTV (BC)
  • Zucchini (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, Helping Spirit Lodge from 1:00pm to 2:00pm and Brant Villa at 3:30pm to 4:30pm. 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 – August 5

Happy BC Day long weekend

  August has roared in like a lion!  Whew what a heat wave this August has brought.   We’ve got a lot of lovely local summer fruits this market.  We’ve also got some yummy BC corn this weekend, Here’s a another way to keep the heat down in the kitchen, check out this super simple tastey Summer Corn Salad Recipe.

This week an 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:

  • Avocados (Mex)
  • Blueberries (BC)
  • Broccoli (Calif)
  • Carrots (BC)
  • Cherries (BC)
  • Corn Bi-Colour (BC)
  • Lettuce Romaine (BC)
  • Onions  Yellow (Wash)
  • Peaches (BC)
  • Potato White Nugget (BC and organic)
  • Spinach (BC)
  • Tomatoes OTV (BC)
  • Zucchini  (BC and organic)

So make sure to head down to this Saturday’s mobile market locations to stock up. We will be at Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood house  at 10:00am to 11:00pm and Kensington Community Centre from 1:00pm to 2:00pm and Brant Villa at 3:30pm to 4:30pm. 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 – July 15

Summer is in full swing.  The sun is out and so is the heat.  Sometimes you want a meal you don’t have to fire up the stove or the oven here’s a dish that could help you beat the heat.  Check out this no cook Carrot Noodle with Ginger-Lime Peanut sauce recipe

This week an 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:

  • Apples Gala (BC)
  • Avocados (Mex)
  • Baby Bok Choy (BC)
  • Bananas (South America)
  • Cauliflower (Calf)
  • Carrots (Calf)
  • Cucumbers (BC)
  • Red Onions  (Wash)
  • Oranges Navel (Calf)
  • Potatoes Yukon Gold(BC)
  • Sweet Potatoes (Calf)
  • Tomatoes OTV (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, Helping Spirit Lodge from 1:00pm to 2:00pm and Brant Villa at 3:30pm to 4:30pm. 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 – July 1 Happy Can Day!

photo by DaPuglet

Happy Canada Day long weekend everybody!  

Yes the market is running this weekend.  For those enjoying the festivities this weekend in town, come check out the market! We are also doing a little survey and hope you can help us out to help serve you better!

 Here is what to expect at the market this week:

  • Bananas (South America and Organic)
  • Ambrosia Apples (BC)
  • Avocados (Mex)
  • Broccoli Crowns (Calif)
  • Carrots Bunched (BC)
  • Cherries (BC)
  • Cucumbers (BC)
  • Lettuce Iceberg (BC)
  • Red Onions  (Wash)
  • Potato Yukon Gold Nugget (BC)
  • Spinach (BC)
  • Tomatoes HH Black Cocktail (BC)

So make sure to head down to this Saturday’s mobile market locations to stock up. We will be at Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood house  at 10:00am to 11:00pm and Kensington Community Centre from 1:00pm to 2:00pm and Brant Villa at 3:30pm to 4:30pm. 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 – June 17

Check out our newest market this weekend!

  Here is what to expect at the market this week:

  • Bananas (South America and org)
  • Apples Gala (BC)
  • Avocados (Mex)
  • Broccoli Crowns (Calf)
  • Carrots (Calf)
  • Cucumbers (BC)
  • Lettuce Romaine (BC)
  • Mangoes Ataulfo (Mex)
  • Red Onions  (Wash)
  • Oranges Navel (Calf)
  • Potatoes White New (BC)
  • Spinach (BC)
  • Sweet Potatoes (Calf)

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, Helping Spirit Lodge from 1:00pm to 2:00pm and Brant Villa at 3:30pm to 4:30pm. 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 – June 3

  Welcome to June!  I had a lovely mint spinach pea soup this weekend and it was one of the best soups I’ve every had,  definitely in the top ten.  It was a little wet this week and this was such a great tummy warmer.  Check out this pea soup with a mint twist recipe

 Here is what to expect at the market this week:

  • Bananas (South America and Organic)
  • Gala Apples (BC)
  • Avocados (Mex)
  • Carrots (Calf)
  • Cucumbers (BC)
  • Red Onions  (Wash)
  • Navel Oranges (Calf)
  • Peppers Yellow H.H. (BC)
  • Spinach (BC)
  • Shanghai Bok Choy (BC)
  • Sweet Potatoes (Calf)

So make sure to head down to this Saturday’s mobile market locations to stock up. We will be at Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood house  at 10:00am to 11:00pm and Kensington Community Centre from 1:00pm to 2:00pm and Brant Villa at 3:30pm to 4:30pm. 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.