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Aberfoyle Market Minute: Fall Produce Is Here

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It is officially fall and our market is officially ready with all the wonderful goodies fall brings! The weather will finally be a bit cooler this weekend which makes for per market shopping. We open at 8am and close at 1pm. There is lots of time to visit our covered, accessible market with lots of free parking!

We have a new feature at the market. A book exchange is now being run by Tichelaar Orchards located next to the ATM. Bring a book, take a book & you can grab a coffee or a tea and a book to read while you sample some of the wonderful eat in foods like breakfast sandwiches at Lovin’ Oven Bakery, Thai food from Napha Kerr or hot fresh apple fritters and fries at Aberfritters.

We have a new busker this week as well. His name is Bob MacLean. He will be playing at the market for most of the rest of the season. Check out his website: www.bobmaclean.ca

We have a new vendor Table Top Gardens joining us for the first time. They produces beautiful succulent planters for your table tops. Drop by and pick up a plant or two. They make perfect hostess gifts too!

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so don’t forget to pre-order your hams and Turkeys at Top Market Meats.

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

Vegetables: Peppers, lettuces, squash, turnip, cauliflower, sweet corn, garlic, kale, swiss chard, 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 & field), turnips, zucchini (green & yellow), basil, chives, cilantro, dill, oregano, rosemary, summer savory, thyme & mushrooms.

Fruit: Honey Crisp Apples, blue plums, pears, grapes & nectarines

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

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

Meat, Cheese & Eggs:
Top Market Meats

VQA Winery:
Creekside Estate Winery

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

Baked goods & confections:
Lovin’ Oven Bakery & Confections

Parker Family Farm, Tighchelaar Apple Farm

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

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

Crafters & Artisans:
*New – Table Top Gardens, Canadian Crystal, C.S.H, Norms wood pens, 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 to taste the difference local makes.

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