snapd – Cabbagetown

A big thanks for snapd Cabbagetown for doing a profile on the market! The photos along with the profile are a great highlight of all the market vendors.

Whole Grain Banana Zucchini Muffins

FROM GAIL’S KITCHEN Whole Grain Banana Zucchini Muffins By Jillian Oliver and Gail Gordon Oliver Edible Toronto magazine My daughter Jillian found a recipe for banana zucchini muffins on shutterbean.com that incorporates whole wheat flour and flax meal. We tweaked it with the addition of more spices, an extra banana, high-quality chocolate, and coconut sugar […]

Market Week – August 4th

We have been experiencing some hot days in Ontario and across Canada. Everything seems to be in the making for an extreme summer – before it was the rain and now it’s the sun. Our hearts go out to everyone who has experienced the wild fires & air quality issues. We are now really hoping for some […]

Vinaigrettes and Marinades

FROM GAIL’S KITCHEN Vinaigrettes and Marinades By Gail Gordon Oliver Edible Toronto magazine Summertime is grilling time. And what teams better with grilled foods than crisp salads and grilled vegetables? These four simple dressings perform double-duty as both vinaigrettes for salads and cooked vegetables and marinades for meats, poultry, fish, tofu, tempeh, and any other […]

Meet the Vendors – Life Spring Beyond Organic & Animal Liberation

Ken Hancherow from Life Springs Beyond Organic Farm believes in a holistic approach to farming. My chat with him was both enlightening and educational. Stop by his booth next week and pick up his amazing Scottish highland beef or some freshly picked  veggies. Michelle: Ken, we would really like to know how you got started […]

Market Week – July 28th

Howdy Market-Goers! Another great week folks, we hope you keep telling your friends. We were happy to have hosted the local non-profit LEAF to talk about Toronto’s urban forests in addition to all our ever-wonderful food folks. This week we have a musician playing a new kind of music, so make sure to stop by & […]

Meet the Vendors – Haystrom Farm & Trillium Organic Farm

HAYSTROM FARM – JIM HAYWARD During last week’s market, I had the pleasure of having a chat with Jim Hayward from Haystrom Farm to ask him a few questions. He travels all the way from Picton each Tuesday to be with us in Cabbagetown, and is a very valued member of the market. Michelle: Hi […]

Market Week – July 21

Hello Market-goers! This week listen for the musical stylings of Emily McCourt & take home a bottle of Pinot Noir or Chardonnay wine- grown and produced in Prince Edward County by Broken Stone Winery. LEAF, a not-for-profit community organization dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the urban forest, will be hosting a table this week […]

Why we love Ontario

(click on the image to enlarge & zoom in or the link below) It isn’t necessarily about asking “Is this organic?” but about asking “How do you grow/create this food?”– because the answer isn’t a simple yes or no. This infographic by Sustain Ontario says a lot about why we are passionate about supporting our precious […]