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Aberfoyle Market Minute: Celebrate September!


It is time to celebrate September! And there is no better way to celebrate than going to the Aberfoyle Fall Fair! And to make it an extra special weekend we have moved our September event (previously known as Savour September) to coincide with the fall fair. Access to the market on Saturday will remain free and we will be open for extended hours. You can shop all the awesome local goodness from 8am to 3pm on Saturday.

We have planned some fun things for this weekend. We will have a local home chef on hand preparing yummy simple dishes using market ingredients. Stop by for some samples through out the day. Let’s Talk Science will also be back with interactive activities for kids of all ages. And our own local daycare Whistle Stop will entertain the kids at their booth too.

This is the last weekend Wagyu World will be available at the market. Pop by for a hot dog or their special offering of Beef on a bun. After that you will need to contact them directly for access to their pure Wagyu meat and hot dogs.

A busker from Bands Fur Animals will entertain us with amazing music. These musicians are always amazing.

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: Yellow Watermelon, Apples, cantaloupe, donut peaches, blue plums, red haven peaches, regular peaches & grapes & 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:
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, Wagyu World

VQA Winery:
Cox Creek Cellars

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, Wagyu World – hot dogs.

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 – Sir Socks A Lot, Germana’s Gems, Canadian Crystal, Jana Skladan, 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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