Pickling Season At The Aberfoyle Farmers’ Market


For some of our customers nothing says summer like pickle season! And we have what you need. Pickling cucumbers & large dill stalks. And did you know that Pickling cucumbers make absolutely lovely snacks too? Try with dip, chopped in a salad or just plain on their own. Pop by Vandenbroek’s wagon to get yours, and if you are planning to make a large quantity, stop by and order by the bushel for pick up next week.

It must be summer because we have Sweet Corn in the market! And the return of corn also means the return of one of last years popular vendors “Fresh From our Garden”. This lovely family run stall was the brain child of one of their children David who wanted his own garden. What grew from that garden was too much corn for his family alone and so we, the market visitors get to benefit.

Warners’ ever popular Donut peaches are also at the market for the first time this weekend. It was originally believed that this variety would not grow well in Ontario, but our friends Jim & Mary Warner proved them wrong!

Sun Rise Acres will be back again this week with their beautiful flower bouquets and cheese but if you love these vendors stock up now, they won’t be back in the market until the last two weeks of August.

Needing some meat for a bbq this weekend? Top Market Meats will have their very popular lamb burgers (for the last time this season) and Wagyu World will have fresh cut steaks available.

Here are some of the amazing produce you can find at our market this week:

Vegetables: *New- EggplantGarlic, kale (black, green & red), swiss chard, mizuna, beets (red & golden), parsley, beans (green & yellow), bok choy, broccoli, carrots (orange & mixed), celery, cucumbers (English, field & pickles), green onions, peas (shelling, snow & sugar snap), potatoes, radishes, tomatoes (red & yellow grape), turnips, zucchini (green & yellow), basil, chives, cilantro, dill, oregano, rosemary, summer savory, thyme & mushrooms.

Fruit: *New – Donut peaches, blue plums. Regular peaches & nectarines! As well as plums, apricots, sweet pears, raspberries & wild blueberries.

Visit our produce vendors for an individual selection of amazing locally grown, fresh picked products each week.

Produce Vendors:
New – Fresh From our Garden, Nook Farm, Lincoln Mushroom farm, Nith Valley Organics, Parker Family Farm,Vandenbroek Family Farm, Warner Orchards

Meat, Cheese & Eggs:
Top Market Meats, Wagyu World, Sun Rise Acres

Prepared foods:
Aberfritter Snack Co.,Lovin’ Oven Bakery & Confections,Tigchelaar Apple Farm – Just a Cup coffee (coffee, meat pies, jams, soups, drinks)

Baked goods & confections:
Lovin’ Oven Bakery & Confections

Sun Rise Acres, Parker Family Farm

Jams, sauces, syrup, spices & honey:
Rootham Gourmet, The Burrs & the Bees, Aberfritter Snack Co. (Shady Grove Maple Syrup), Warner Orchards, The Mortar & Pestle Spice Shop

Soap & Bath products:
The Burrs & the Bees, The Mortar & Pestle Spice Shop

Crafters & Artisans:
Habitees, C.S.H, Norm’s Wood Pens, Canadian Crystal, KristalKreations

The Aberfoyle Farmers’ Market is located on the Optimist Recreation Centre rink surface (behind the Puslinch Library) at 23 Brock Road South in Aberfoyle, Ontario. Open Saturdays from 8am to 1pm. Visit us and taste the difference local makes.

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