Fresh From The Market This Thanksgiving

Withrow Park Farmers’ Market, Riverdale, Toronto, Canada | Open Saturdays – 9am-1pm, until October 25th

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Fresh From The Market

Withrow Park Farmers’ Market – Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Withrow Park, Toronto, Canada

A special greeting at Thanksgiving time to express to you our sincere appreciation for your support this market season.

We are deeply thankful and extend to you our best wishes for a happy, safe and healthy Thanksgiving weekend!

What’s New? – Vendor Announcements
Manning Canning
This week, Pickled Silverskin Onions! Each year they hand peel 100lb of onions and pickle them using an old family recipe.
Manning Canning needs helpbuilding a rentable commercial kitchen. They are now 50% funded on the kickstarter campaign with 16 days remaining. Help us build the rental kitchen Toronto food producers need! Please check out and share this video.  This will benefit the local food movement!

Cookstown Greens
Located an hour north of Toronto, Cookstown Greens has been growing organically since 1988. They are a family run business, and grow certified organic produce. This week they will feature:
  • Fennel Bulbs
  • Large Leeks
  • Seasonal Roasting Vegetables. Perfect for Thanksgiving weekend!
  • Root veggies, fresh from fall harvest: Beets, Carrots & Turnips

Haystrom Farm

Lots of fresh vegetables for Thanksgiving dinner! Brussels sprouts, pie pumpkins and plenty of squash, plus their usual veggies, fresh from the fields!


Gorgeous cut flowers for your thanksgiving table, and organic garlic planting kits!

Feast Of Fields

Sweet fresh apple cider, apples including some Spy variety which are great for Thanksgiving baking! They will also have pears, grapes, a few colourful tomato boxes, strawberries and possibly raspberries!

Field Sparrow Farms
They are having a special on chicken backs this weekend! They’re perfect for making soup or stock. They’ll be $3/bag, and each bag includes two backs.Plus, frozen whole chickens between 4-5 lbs for smaller Thanksgiving celebrations!

Murray’s Farm

Pastured and Heritage Turkeys for Thanksgiving!

Sweet Sammies Ice-Cream Sandwich Co. 

Showcasing Apple Pie and Pumpkin Spice ice cream sandwiches from their harvest collection, along with some classic flavours of ice cream sandwiches and assorted ice cream pints.

The Local Café, “The Bus Kitchen Bakery”, traditional baking from a fully equipped and certified mobile kitchen.Baked goods, savoury, sweet, gluten free, multigrain breads, loaf cakes, cookies, ever-popular granola, and much more!

Vendors Away
Brian Hamlin, Beekeeper is back next Saturday!

Tiffinday is away for Thanksgiving but back next Saturday. Tiffinday’s vegan curry is carried at THE MEAT DEPARTMENT at 207 Danforth Avenue.

All our other vendors will be at Withrow this Saturday.

John Zeus, Market Manager | Contact:

Farmers & Growers This Saturday

Haystrom Farm – fresh produce & fruit grown in Prince Edward County

Murray’s Farm – pastured pork, heritage poultry & eggs from the Cambridge area

Cookstown Greens – certified organic produce grown in Thornton (Lake Simcoe area)

Danbrie Farms – maple syrup & value added farm products

Feast of Fields – Niagara fruit (organic & biodynamic)

Fiddlehead Farm – produce grown in Prince Edward County

Healthy Choice Farm – produce grown on FarmStart’s McVean Farm in Brampton

Field Sparrow Farms – pastured beef & pork

Prepared Food Vendors This Saturday!


The Local Cafe – a bus, a kitchen… it’s both. The product: a variety of decadent sweet and savoury pastries

Manning Canning – preserved seasonal flavours

Sweet Sammies Ice-Cream Sandwich Co. – handcrafted ice cream sandwiches & ice-pops made with natural ingredients

Earth & City – seasonal smoothies, vegan & raw delights

Monforte Dairy – a plethora of Ontario real cheese

St. John’s Bakery – traditional French-style sourdough breads & other pastries

Local Food Vendor From The Danforth

Café Fiorentina will be at the market this Thanksgiving Saturday as a special guest vendor with Pain au chocolat, pumpkin tarts, meat tourtieres, Boston Cream and plain beignets, and more.

Market Music

Julie Snider, Celtic violin

Kids Activities

What are you thankful for this thanksgiving? Decorate a magnet with what is special to you and be reminded of it everyday! 

Fresh Organic Coffee!

Tall 2.00

Large 2.50

$0.25 off if you bring your own cup.

VQA Wine

Rosehall Run – Prince Edward Country Wine Region.They will be offering their award winning Pinot Noir, Gamay Noir, and Rose. All great Turkey wines, along with their Oaked JCR, and Unoaked Hungry Point Chardonnay’s.



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