Fresh Farmers’ Market News – Saturday August 30th, 2014

The Withrow Park Farmers’ Market, In Withrow Park, Riverdale, Toronto, Canada | Saturdays, 9am-1pm, rain or shine!


Withrow Park Farmers’ Market

Saturday, August 30th, Withrow Park, Toronto

Local summer produce is here! Experience the taste of fresh Ontario organic, and much more.Our farmers’ market arrives in Withrow Park, every Saturday, 9am-1pm, until October 25th, rain or shine!

Join us this Saturday, we have a lot in store for you.

John Zeus,  Market Manager | Contact:

View our full list of Farmers & Vendors

This Saturday in Riverdale!

Market Announcements

St. John’s Bakery and Danbrie Farms are back at the market this Saturday!

Manning Canning is back and will bring their Red Pepper Jelly and Manitoba Pickles, along with their usual favourites.

Away This Saturday : Brian Hamlin, Bee Keeper is away this Saturday.

Market Music (9am-1pm)

We welcome Brian Passmore! Singer, acoustic guitar. About Brian Passmore

Farmers, Growers, Foragers & Prepared Food Vendors

Come meet the people behind the fresh local food, the fabulous fun and the incredible artistry at the Withrow Park Farmers’ Market.  View our full list here

Brewed Organic Coffee !

Freshly brewed, locally-roasted, fair-trade coffee. Brewed by our market volunteers. Bring your own cup, and get $0.25 off. Try our Iced Maple Coffee made with local maple syrup.

From The Farm To Your Plate

  • Fresh Heritage & farm fresh eggs.
  • Naturally-raised, pastured meats, beef, chicken & Berkshire pork.
  • Pure Canadian, quality Maple Syrup, and maple syrup products and jams from Danbrie Farms.

Refresh your palate!

Assorted ice pops, ice cream sandwiches, and pints of ice cream. This Saturday try a blueberry-white chocolate-macadamia nut ice cream sandwich, or Ontario corn & blueberry ice cream!

For Your Home & Garden

The Backyard Urban Farm Co. will have fresh cut flowers, and cold hardy seedlings like kale, chard, bok choy, lettuce and spinach. Also, a variety of herbs.

Good For You & The Planet!

Fresh Fruit

All local and organic

But shop early, fruit sells out quickly.

  • Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries
  • Peaches, yellow and white
  • Apples, pristine, red free, paula red
  • Pears, anjou
  • Red plums
  • Figs
  • Wild Blueberry pies
  • Melons, both Musk and Charentais

Haystrom Farm

Jim’s preserves made with his own farm produce!

Organically Grown Ontario Produce

  • Glorious garlic, organic and locally grown.
  • Carrots, beets, and purple beans.
  • Fresh salad mix.
  • Tomatoes! Field beefsteak & lots of cherry varieties!
  • Roma tomatoes
  • Local Heirloom tomatoes!
  • Heirloom carrots & other veggies.
  • Delicious sweet corn!
  • Purple & cranberry potatoes.
  • Fingerlings!
  • Lots of fresh greens!
  • Edamame beans!
  • Arugula, Basil, Beans, Chard, Cilantro, Eggplant, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Onions, Potatoes, Sorrel, and Zucchini.
  • Cucumbers
  • Mixed baskets of potatoes.
  • Certified organic! Red, white, candy-cane and gold beets. Roots and greens!
  • Tomatillos
Fresh Local Ingredients, Non-Gmo, Prepared With Love & Care.

Delicious Prepared Foods

Local ingredients, prepared fresh, and many vegan and gluten-free options!

  • Black Bean Burgers.
  • Strawberry Chocolate Date Squares.
  • Wholesome Smoothies.
  • Timpa Wheels!
  • Lentil spinach curry, and curry in take home jars.
  • Bhajiya fries!

Freshly Baked Goods

  • Freshly baked bread!
  • Savoury, sweet, gluten free, and multigrain breads.
  • Loaf cakes, cookies, ever-popular granola, calzones, empanadas, brioche, croissants, pies, tarts, and gluten-free cookies.

Local Featured Cheese

  • Sun dried tomato and garlic sheep cheddar, and goat Gouda!
Local Wine Tastings

Ontario VQA Wine

We welcome Broken Stone Winery, from Prince Edward County. Come and enjoy a sample of their favourite wine and fall under the County’s spell.

Let your natural beauty shine!

Guest Vendors

Gaia’s Essentials offers all natural skin products that are gentle on your skin, stimulate your senses and are friendly to the planet! Let your natural beauty shine!

Kid’s Crafts & Activities

For The Kids

Kid’s Craft Activity : 9am-12pmOne fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish! Join us as make our own little fishies then go fishing for prizes!

In Our Community

In Withrow Park

Celebrate the end of summer with a community picnic at the north end of Withrow Park. Bring your blanket and dinner to the park on Sunday, August 31st at 6pm.

Come early and participate in the all ages drama workshop offered by Shakespeare in the Ruff at 5pm. The workshop is free but registration is required at : young_ruffians@shakespeare

Stay after you have eaten to enjoy the final performance of Cymbeline by Shakespeare in the Ruff at Withrow. Music begins at 7 pm and performance at 7:30. Pay what you can.


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