Farmers and Vendors at the Village Market Sat. August 23, 2014

Open Saturdays only 8:00 - 1:30


Left: Local organic cherry tomatoes from Country Meadows, summer 2014.. Right: Basil plants from Linda Kapeleris, 2014.


Farmers and Growers:

FARMER: Mike Lanigan features a large array of home-grown organic vegetables, as well as organic beef from his own certified organic herd. Mike will also have some imported fruit and produce to complete the selection during those times of year when a complete range of organic produce is not available from local sources.

FARMER: Country Meadows Farm: Angelo and Linda sell organic olives and olive oil from Angelo's family farm in Greece, as well as dried mountain oregano. Angelo and Linda also raise fresh organic heritage vegetables and goats and turkeys at their local family farm near Queensville, Ontario. Country Meadows is usually at the Market every week.

FARMER: Linda Kapeleris: Linda will bring a few remaining bedding plants for your garden to the market again this Saturday

GROWER: Elizabeth Foers is usually at the Market every week with organic sprouts and wheat grass

FARMER: Achim Mohssem-Beyk, from Prince Edward County is usually at the market every week with vegetables and meats and eggs from his own farm. Achim expects to have strawberries, lettuce and green garlic starting June 21st.

FARMER: Bio-Visions Farm (Henk Verhoeven from Grand Valley) is usually at the Market every Saturday with local bio-dynamic meats, vegetables and eggs from his farm near Grand Valley Ontario.

FARMER: Jim and Maureen Giffen, from Minesing (north of Barrie), are at the Market regularly. Jim and Maureen have a mixed farm with animals and greenhouses and root vegetables.

FARMER: Gaille Lieberthal, from Guelph is usually at the Market offering an array of certified organic meats, (lamb, beef, chicken). dairy products, organic, raw milk cheeses, organic grains, coffee, baking, deli meats, maple syrup and more this week. A lot of what Gaille sells is not from her own farm and is certified organic. However the maple syrup, which is from her farm is not certified organic. Gaille also sells smoked local freshwater fish fillets from Ontario. This fish is recognized as sustainable by Ocean Wise. Orders taken at the market and at: 905.854.2697

FARMER: Peter Seenath, from Brampton, is at the Market regularly with certified organic vegetables from his garden. Peter is usually at the Market every week. Peter usually sells out early.

Baking and Prepared Foods:

MAKER, RESELLER: Oli Ullman sells salt lamps and body ecology diet foods. Here is Oli's schedule for the next little while: Aug 16, Sept 27 and then possibly every two weeks after that.

CAFE: Mayda Baghboudrian usually has a range of mostly raw vegetarian entrees as well as pita sandwiches, salads and take-home items like hummus as well as raw cakes and other treats.

BAKER, CAFE: Gluten Free Products from Molly B's are usually at the Market every week. Products include fresh crepes, crepe mixes, fresh baking & jams. Latest gluten free innovation from Molly B's is a line of gluten free breads. At the Market Molly B's also often sells ready to eat crepes and omelettes.

BAKER: Vitold Kreutzer is back at the market with breads, cookies and brownies, mostly made with organic ingredients

BAKER: Tan's Artisan Bakery is usually at the Market with their own original breads and treats.

THERAPIST: Sole to Soul reflexology is usually at the Market every other week. Schedule: Schedule: August 23

MAKER: Live2Eat is an up-and-coming Catering Company with an emphasis on Local, Organic and Sustainable Ingredients. We bring a diverse selection of speciality Gluten Free, Grain Free and Dairy Free goodies that are not only delicious but packed with nutrition. Try our Handcrafted Almond Cookies, Tapioca Pudding, Flourless Chocolate Cake, Almond Tea Cake, Raw Truffles and many others. Please Visit- . We will have this wonderful Organic, Grass-Fed and Pasture-Raised Ghee available for sale at the market this week: Schedule: August 23

Makers, Resellers, Crafters and Therapists:

MAKER, RESELLER: Monieca's original artwork and greeting cards, plus exciting new health and anti-aging biotech products, ASEA and Renu 28 are for sale at the market every other Saturday. Schedule: August 9

RESELLER: Chaim Gilad will be at the Market this week with special coffee and other products containing beneficial mushroom extracts. Note: This coffee is not certified organic.

RESELLER: Honeycombe botanicals will be at the Market this week with beeswax products from skin creams to pollen to candles.

RESELLER: Styrian Gold pumpkin seed oil is usually at the Market every week.

RESELLER: Paul Ciaravella is usually at the Market every week with food supplement products and health books.

RESELLER: Mervyn Fogelman will have dried fruits and nuts from South Africa. Not certified organic. Mervyn is usually at the Market every Saturday.

RESELLER: Susan Kliem is usually at the Market every week with her Shaklee cleaning products.

COCONUT Advocate: Edward K sells versatile coconut products and offers suggestions for their use. Gourmet grade Virgin Coconut Oil for Raw Food preparations, Bio-Pure Virgin Coconut cooking Oils, Coconut Jams, Coconut water from Baby Green Coconuts, Coconut nectars, Coconut flours, Coconut beauty & skin care are just some of the traditional hand made products unrefined and natural --- quality premium made in small batches that supports small farmers. All products are (COR) Canadian Organic Regime and USDA organic plus other pending organic certification. Latest Vegan and Coconut Derived food products are Red Palm Oil, Paleolithic Coconut Diet Sports Bar, Probiotic Coconut Bars, Premium Quality Coconut based MCT Oil, and Nutri-Oil for Raw Foodist and Vegan Lovers. Please visit Ed is usually at the Market every week.

The following vendors will be away these weeks:

CAFE, BAKER: ARWK (Steve and Cecille), who sell fresh baking and ready to eat roti and other Carribean-style delicacies, will be at the market every other week now. Schedule: August 30

THERAPIST: Birgitta Adrian-Morley is a registered Homeopath and a registered Holistic Nutritionist. She will be offering health testing. Birgitta's schedule is: August 30

MAKER: The Sacred House offers an essential-oil-based deodorant and other skin care products. Schedule: Sept 13

MAKER, RESELLER: Oli Ullman sells salt lamps and body ecology diet foods. Here is Oli's schedule for the next little while: Aug 16, Sept 27 and then possibly every two weeks after that.

MAKER: Akemi of Akemi Designs handmakes gemstone fashion jewellery and felted wool and silk scarves.,

MAKER: Margaret Mackintosh was regularly at the Market most Saturdays with a wide selection of skin care products which she makes herself, mostly from organic ingredients. However she is moving to BC on Aug 23. It remains to be seen whether someone else will carry her products at the Village Market. See her website at

THERAPIST: Cherylin Gilad usually does energy work for clients every week. She'll be back Aug 30.

MAKER: Hulda Gislason is usually at the market selling selling green drinks, and raw food ingredients. Back Aug 30.

CAFE: Clay Pot Catering, - Indian Inspired organic and natural cuisine by Mrs. Abbas. For details please call 905-420-8558 (if busy please leave a message) or visit us online to view her full menu at, Email: Schedule: TBD

MAKER: of Fur Hats, Gloves and Slippers, Gennady Shofman is usually at the market every week, but has been away for a few weeks now. Maybe it's too hot for fur these days.

MAKER: Sue Ellen Parrott wil be at the Market this week with sweet and savoury delicacies. Schedule: TBD

THERAPIST: Jean Louie, Hand reflexology, massage therapy, etc. Schedule: TBD.

FARMER: Urban Harvest: was back with seeds and bedding plants. Schedule: TBD

MAKER: Eva Cabaca may be at the Market with her popular prepared raw foods. Schedule: TBD

this page updated Aug 19, 2014

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Brief Introduction to the Village Market

With more than 30 vendors including eight organic farmers,The Village Market offers an unusually wide selection of organic foods, from fresh greens to root vegetables, apples, fruits, milk, yogurt, beef, chicken and salami.

We also feature a food-court style cafe with offerings from a number of different vendors of ready to eat food. Live music is another frequent attraction at the Village Market.

The Market is open Saturdays ONLY from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm, all year round except that we're closed after Christmas for one Saturday only.

Getting to the Village Market by public transit from Toronto: Take the TTC Subway to Finch station. Then take the #88 (Bathurst) bus from Finch Station. Check the bus schedule at the York Region Transit (YRT) website. Get off at Teefy, cross Bathurst, and walk down from the Toronto Waldorf School's parking lot, down the footpath or down the drive to the school. The market is in the lower level of the school.

Vlad and Olga Ullmann with Village Market local organic farmer Jim Giffen (in the middle)

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