Fresh From The Market – October 18th!

Fresh From The Market

Withrow Park Farmers’ Market – Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Greetings Friends,

You have two more Saturdays to enjoy the Withrow Park Farmers’ Market! Our final two markets of the season are Saturday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Market goers can expect to find most of their favourite vendors selling farm fresh vegetables, meat, dairy and eggs, as well as a variety of local crafts, baked goods, and healthy prepared foods.

Come by this Saturday, bring the family, and stock up on some fresh produce and old favourites. We’ll have the coffee on early.

See you this Saturday!

Locally yours,

John Zeus, market manager | email:


What’s New?

Art Market Vendors This Saturday!

Johanne Bartell – Hand knit hats
Heidi Burkhardt – Canadian landscape artist
Louisa LaBarbera – Jewellery designer

Manning Canning is 70% funded on their kickstarter campaign. Help us build the rental kitchen Toronto food producers need! Please check out and share this video.

Cookstown Greens is a family run business that grows certified organic produce. This week they will feature :
  • Fennel Bulbs & Large Leeks
  • Seasonal Roasting Vegetables.
  • Root veggies! Beets, Carrots & Turnips

Brian Hamlin, our favourite Beekeeper will be at Withrow Market for the last time this season. Stock up on local honey this Saturday!

Tiffinday will have Timpa Wheels in featured this Saturday. Available to enjoy at the market, and as frozen packs to take home.

Healthy Choice Farm will bring carrots, beets, leeks, celeriac, red cabbage, butternut squash, cilantro, and lots of garlic for you to buy and store during the winter.

Fiddlehead Farm will have a radish parade of regular, Daikon and Watermelon radishes! Plus, arugula, beets, carrots, chard. kale, kohlrabi, leeks, mesculn, onions, parsley, spinach, and potatoes.

Field Sparrow Farms – pastured beef, pork and chicken. Featuring chicken backs special – $3/bag. They’ll have copies of their Chicken Stock recipe to share! * This Saturday is the last Withrow CSA pick up. More details will come about the November pick up. 

Farmers & Growers This Saturday

Brian Hamlin – urban and rural beekeeper extraordinaire! Brian has several hives across Toronto, including the University of Toronto campus, Toronto Island, and the Portlands.

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

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

Local Food Vendors This Saturday

Tiffinday Inc. – artisanal vegan Indian fare

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

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


Kids Activities

Embrace the beauty of fall foliage and make paper bag trees with us on Saturday!

Halloween At The Market

Saturday, October 25th
Dress up your kids!
Dress up your pets!

See poster below for more details.






Special Guests!

We welcome our sustainable transportation advocates: Ward30 Bikes & Ward30 Bikes, who will provide free basic tune-ups! Please let your cycling friends know about this timely service. There will also be free bike maps and information available.

Market Music

Leigh Robinson, hammered dulcimer player!

Fresh Organic Coffee!

Tall 2.00

Large 2.50

$0.25 off if you bring your own cup.

Coffeecology Coffee Jars for sale!

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VQA Wine

Keint-he Winery & Vineyards – Prince Edward County. They will be pouring a unique wine this weekend, 2011 Hillier Blanc!

The Art Market This Saturday

Johanne Bartell is returning with her hand knit hats.

Heidi Burkhardt, Canadian landscape artist.
Toronto jewellery designer, Louisa LaBarbera will be doing a demo on jewellery making.
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