Market Produce – Apr 15

photo by Rick Cox

Happy Easter everyone!

Coincidentally there’s egg shaped yummy purple eggplant this weekend at the market.  Eggplant is one of my favourite foods.  It’s good to eat a variety of colours on your plate here’s the purple on that rainbow.  Check out this easy to make Eggplant tofu recipe

  Here is what to expect at the market this week:

  • Bananas (South America and Organic)
  • Apples Gala (BC)
  • Avocados (Mex)
  • Carrots (Calf)
  • Cucumbers (BC)
  • Eggplant (BC)
  • Red Onions  (Wash)
  • Oranges Navel (Calf)
  • Pears Comice (Wash)
  • Yellow Peppers H.H.  (BC)
  • Spinach (Calf/Az)
  • Sweet Potatoes (Calf)
  • Tomatoes H.H. (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, Orchard Park from 1:00pm to 2:00pm (with Tasting Kitchen) 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 – Feb 11

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The world has become a giant slurpie once again…sigh.  Oh well to brighten up your slushie winter day we’ve got some organic golden beets for you this market!   I’ve been cooking more and trying quite a few new recipes lately and have become quite a fan of this particular self taught chef.  Beet out the winter blahs with this Roasted Yellow Beet Salad

 Here is what to expect at the market this week:

  • Bananas (South America and Organic)
  • Gold bunched Beets (Mex and Organic)
  • Apples Royal Gala (BC)
  • Avocados (Mex)
  • Carrots (Calf )
  • Mangoes ataulfo (Mex)
  • Red Onions  (Wash)
  • Navel Oranges (Calf)
  • Potatoes Yukon Gold (BC)
  • Tomatoes Hot House Gold (Mex)
  • Zucchini (Mex)

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 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 – Jan 14

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 It’s a colder January then what us Vancouverites are use to.  What’s with this white stuff on the ground? How about a nice light chowder to warm you up on a cold winter afternoon.  Check out this Bistro Broccoli Chowder recipe.

 

Here is what to expect at the market this week:
  • Bananas (South America and Organic)
  • Gala Apples (BC)
  • Avocados (Mexico)
  • Broccoli (BC)
  • Cauliflower (Calf)
  • Carrots (BC)
  • Lemons (Calf)
  • Red Onions (Wash)
  • Navel Oranges (Calf)
  • Red Potatoes (BC)
  • Orange OTV Tomatoes (BC)
  • Zucchini (Mex)

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 (the tasting kitchen this week might be cancelled due to illness but this will be confirmed later today) 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 – Oct 8

feast
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we will have an abundance of local, fall veggies for your feast!
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)
  • Zucchini (BC and Organic)
  • Red Bartlett Pears (BC)
  • Gala Apples (BC)
  • Avocados (Mexico)
  • Kabocha Squash (BC)
  • Yellow Onions (BC)
  • Brocolli (BC)
  • Brussel Sprouts (BC)
  • Red Cabbage (BC)
  • Yams (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 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 – Sept 10

orange-cauliflower

Ever tried orange cauliflower? Well, we will be selling this week at the markets…yum!

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)
  • Broccoli (BC)
  • Carrots (BC and Organic)
  • Zucchini (BC and Organic)
  • Orange Cauliflower (BC)
  • Bartlett Pears (BC)
  • Avocados (Mexico)
  • Corn (BC)
  • Kabocha Squash (BC)
  • Red Onions (BC)
  • Cantaloupe Melons (BC)
  • Yukon Gold Potatoes (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 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 Veggies – May 14th

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Tree fruit is starting! This week we will have the first new tree fruit of the season: Apricots!

 

Here is what to expect at the market this week:
  • Bananas (South America and Organic)
  • Carrots (California and Organic)
  • Broccoli (California)
  • Green Leaf Lettuce (California and Organic)
  • Avocados (Mexico)
  • Royal Gala Apples (BC)
  • Apricots (California)
  • Cantaloupes (California)
  • Green Kale (BC)
  • Yellow Onions (Washington)
  • Yukon Gold Potatoes (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 Neighbourhood House from 10:00am to 12:0pm 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 – March 12

Here is what to expect at the market this week:
  • Bananas (South America and Organic)
  • Carrots (BC and Organic)
  • Broccoli (California and Organic)
  • Cauliflower (California)
  • Avocados (Mexico)
  • Royal Gala Apples (BC)
  • Navel Oranges (California)
  • Green Cabbage (BC)
  • Red Onions (Washington)
  • Collard Greens (California and Organic)
  • Kale (California and Organic)
  • Red Garnet Yams (California)

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 Dec 12

pomegranate

One of the oldest known fruits, found in writings and artifacts of many cultures and religions, the pomegranate (punica granatum) is an original native of Persia. This nutrient dense, antioxidant rich fruit has been revered as a symbol of health, fertility and eternal life.

Here is what to expect at the market this week:
  • Bananas (South America and Organic)
  • Carrots (BC and Organic)
  • Kabocha squash (BC)
  • Fuji Apples (BC)
  • Red Anjou Pears (BC)
  • Yellow Onions (BC)
  • White Nugget Potatoes (BC)
  • Navel Oranges(California)
  • Savoy Cabbage (BC)
  • Kale (California)
  • Purple Top Turnips (BC)
  • Sweet Potatoes (California)
  • Pomegranates

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 – Nov 14

Citrus season is starting! These pink zebra lemons will be available at the market this week and are jam packed with vitamin C just in time for cold season.

Citrus season is starting! These pink zebra lemons will be available at the market this week and are jam packed with vitamin C just in time for cold season.

Here is what to expect at the market this week:

  • Bananas (South America and Organic)
  • Beets (BC)
  • Carrots (BC)
  • Avocados (Mexico)
  • Kale (BC)
  • Kabocha squash (BC)
  • Jonagold Apples (BC)
  • Broccoli (BC)
  • Red Anjou Pears (BC)
  • Yellow Onions (BC)
  • Red Potatoes (BC)
  • Pink Zebra Lemons (California)
  • Red Cabbage (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 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 Oct 10

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so make sure to swing by to stock up on your feasting necessities!

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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)
  • Pie Pumpkins (BC)
  • Sweet Potatoes (California)

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.