Spring Planting Month - May 25th, 2013 at the Village Market
Open Saturdays only 8:00 - 1:30
Left: Urban Harvest selling organic plants and non-GMO seeds, May 18, 2013. Right: Mrs. Abbas of Claypot Catering with two of her youngest customers.
Farmers and Growers:
FARMER: Linda Kapeleris: Linda will be back at the Market again with bedding plants in May and early June
FARMER: Urban Harvest: will be back in spring 2013 with seeds, herbs and bedding plants from May 11th, 2013
FARMER: Achim Mohssem-Beyk, from the Quinte area will be at the market this week with meats and eggs from his own farm.
FARMER: Country Meadows Farm: Angelo sells organic olives and olive oil from his family farm in Greece, as well as dried mountain oregano. Angelo and his partner Linda also raise fresh organic heritage vegetables and goats at their local family farm near Queensville, Ontario. Linda plans to be here at the Market with plants in May and early June.
FARMER: Mike Lanigan features a large array of home-grown organic vegetables, as well as organic beef from his own certified organic herd and a good selection of organic fruit. Mike will also have some imported produce to complete the selection during those times of year when a complete range of local organic produce is not available.
GROWER: Elizabeth Foers is usually at the Market every week with organic sprouts and wheat grass as well as juices or smoothies made with sunflower sprouts and apple juice.
FARMER: Bio-Visions Farm (Henk Verhoeven from Grand Valley) will be at the Market this Saturday with local bio-dynamic meat 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. The Giffens grow organically and have a mixed farm with vegetables, chickens, and beef animals, as well as greenhouses for local organic winter greens.
FARMER: Gaille Lieberthal, from Guelph will be 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. 905-854-2697. 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 will also have smoked local freshwater fish fillets at the market this Saturday. 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 vegetables from his garden.
Baking and Prepared Foods:
CAFE: Mayda Baghboudrian usually has a range of 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. Products include fresh crepes, crepe mixes, fresh baking & jams. Latest gluten free innovation from Molly B's is a line of gluten free breads.
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 www.claypotcatering.com, Email: email@example.com.
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 April 13.
MAKER: Hulda Gislason will be at the Market this Saturday selling green drinks, and raw powders along with Dael Wilson's local Ontario apples.
NEW BAKERS: Tan's Artisan Bakery will be back at the Market this week with their own original breads and treats. Give them a try.
BAKER: Vitold Kreutzer's well-loved breads and treats will be available again at the Village Market due to popular demand, starting this week. Vendor Chaim Gilad, who otherwise sells healthy coffee will drive the two hours up to Vitold's home and bakery on Fridays just to bring us all his wonderful breads, muffins, brownies and cookies.
Makers, Resellers, Crafters and Therapists:
MAKER, RESELLER: Oli Ullman will be at the Market this Saturday, selling salt lamps and body ecology diet foods. Here is Oli's schedule for the next lilttle while: May 25.
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.
MAKER: Margaret Mackintosh will be at the Market this Saturday. Margaret usually features a wide selection of skin care products which she makes herself. See her website at www.beaulance.com
RESELLER: Honeycombe botanicals will be at the Market this week with beeswax products from skin creams to pollen to candles.
RESELLER: Carmen Duggan will be at the Market May 25th, with raw dog food and pet supplements.
RESELLER: Paul Ciaravella will be not at the Market this week with food supplement products and health books. He returns April 20th.
RESELLER: Styrian Gold pumpkin seed oil will be at the Market this week.
THERAPIST: Sole to Soul reflexology is usually at the Market regularly.
THERAPIST: Birgitta Adrian-Morley will be at the Market this week. Birgitta is a registered Homeopath and a registered Holistic Nutritionist. She will be offering health testing.
MASSAGE PRACTITIONER: Enzina DeAngelis C.C.M.P., will be at the Market this week offering on-site seated massage in the community room. Also available, therapeutic grade essential oils, nutritional juice, chakra crystals. See her website at www.TheEnergyZone.ca
RESELLER: Susan Kliem will be at the Market this 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. Please visit http://www.coconutresearchcenter.org/.
MAKER: of Fur Hats, Gloves and Slippers, Gennady Shofman will be at the Market this week.
The following vendors will be away this week:
FARMER: Greenwood Organic Vegetable Farm, from Pickering. Natalie Fedchak and her daughter may be back this spring with carrots. potatoes and squash from their as-yet-uncertified organic farm.
RESELLER: Christine Waddington is back from Guatemala with a great selection of handmade purses, bracelets and decorative fabric handicrafts. We don't know if she'll be back again at the Market until fall..
MAKER: Eva Cabaca will not be at the Market with her popular prepared raw foods this Saturday. Eva's schedule: June 22.
MAKER: Bead Boy sells magnetic bracelets and necklaces.
MAKER: The Sacred House offers an essential-oil-based deodorant.
MAKER: Nancy Burnham makes Indian-style bead bracelets.
FARMER: Carrville Community Garden will not be at the Market this Saturday signing up new members.
this page updated May 19, 2013
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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
Above: fresh green onion and wild leek from Achim Mohssem-Beyk, May 4th, 2013
Farm Tours this Summer:
June 2, 2013, 10 to 2 -- Jim and Maureen Giffen's
July 7, 2013, 2 pm -- Mike Lanigan's Farm Tour
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.
The next generation - it's apprentices like these (working for Jim and Maureen Giffen) who help grow your organic vegetables while building skills to carry organic farming into the future.
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Organic Farmer Peter Seenath from Brampton is here regularly with greens from his garden.
|Left: Biodynamic farmer Henk Verhoeven gathering eggs at his Grand Valley area farm|
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