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2018 Market Season

Spring has finally sprung, which means Farmers Market season 2018 is just around the corner. This year is our 12th season and we cannot wait to have our local farmers and vendors back! This year Withrow Market will be running from…

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Farmers’ Markets Forever! A Love Story (Part 1) “In England & France”

By Roberta Stimac I love farmers’ markets, I truly do, but in 2008 I had this overwhelming urge to get away. The first year of running a market (never mind all the work that went into organizing it) left me…

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Meet Lisa Kates, Food Consultant & Gastronomic Explorer

By Camille DePutter Lisa Kates is a food consultant, caterer and a passionate supporter of local food-based businesses, whose moniker is “A Food Gypsy”. I sat down with Lisa to explore what it’s like to work hard and play hard,…

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Farmers’ Markets Forever! A Love Story (Part 3) “In Austria & Germany”

By Roberta Stimac On the last leg of our 2008 European whirlwind tour, we passed through Austria en route to Germany, and stayed over night in a lovely and super reasonably priced little hotel in a beautiful little alpine town…

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… And We’re Back

– By Camille DePutter Welcome back to the Withrow Farmers’ Market Blog. We took a winter hiatus but with spring around the corner (and market season coming with it) we are re-invigorating our blog.  For the remainder of March we’ll…

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Falling for Fall

— By Camille DePutter Fall feels like a romance, because every year my senses seem to re-awaken and remind me how much I love it.  Fall is very sensory. Leaves have colour and crunch. Seasonal dishes are packed with fragrant…

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Easy as Pie. Or is it?

— by Roberta How do we learn? It’s probably safe to say that all of us have a slightly different learning style and that each of us has his or her own way in which we learn best. Personally, I’m…

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Looks like I wasn’t the only one picking berries recently! I recently received two photos from family members who wanted to share their experiences, too. The top photo is of my uncle (in-law), Barry, and was taken by my cousin,…

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Alive in Abundance

— By Camille DePutter July is when summer really becomes alive. And with it, our taste buds. Suddenly, the scarcity of local, fresh fruits and vegetables fades away into distant memory – replaced instead with rainbows of choice. Admittedly, this…

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It’s April – Bring on Spring!

— By Camille DePutter Ahh, it’s April. For me it comes with a bit of relief. In years like this, when spring takes its time, we might still be wishing for warmer weather. But the good news is, once it’s…

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Spring Reboot

— by Roberta It is March, and as I am writing this it’s cloudy, wet, but a balmy 8 degrees Celsius (at the time of posting it’s -3 and there’s a threat of snow). Signs of spring are all around…

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Around the World in a Single Meal

— by Camille DePutter I really believe that variety is the spice of life. Literally.  What drives my passion for food in many ways is my desire to try new things; to experience not only new flavours, but new perspectives…

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