Market Minute: Taste the Difference Local Makes!


grape tomatoes

Grape Tomatoes!

Come to the Aberfoyle Farmers’ Market and taste the difference between store bought grape tomatoes from the United States and Vandenbroek Farm’s locally grown fresh picked grape tomatoes. The market will be giving out samples of the two different tomatoes so that you can taste the difference yourself.

The bounty of stone fruit continues with peaches, nectarines, apricots and plums at Warner Orchards. Pick up some peaches and try the Market Fresh recipe of the week “Easy Peach Crumble

Vegetables abound! Corn, lettuce, tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers, potatoes, cauliflower, broccoli, beets, onions, herbs and more at Vandenbroek Farm, Nith Valley and Parker Family Farm.

The Flowersmith with have beautiful cut flower arrangements to brighten up your day. And as always there is a selection of prepared foods and wonderful crafters waiting help you find what you are looking for.

Grab a cup of coffee from Just a Cup or buy the beans (have them freshly ground for you). Locally roasted just a few kilometres away from the market. And don’t forget your eggs, cheese and meats from Top Market Meats.

August 1st is Food Day Canada. What better place to celebrate than with your local farmers?

Come to the Aberfoyle Farmer’s Market open every Saturday until the end of October from 8am to 1pm at the Optimist Recreation Centre on Brock Road in Aberfoyle.

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Daina Makinson

Daina Makinson is a local Puslinch resident, business owner, volunteer and co-founder of PuslinchToday.

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