Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Fresh Sheet: June 18, 2014

Fresh, healthy food for the people!
Join us WEDNESDAY in the Terwillegar Recreation Center Parking Lot from 4:30-7:30

We're looking at a great week at SWEFM as we open the Sprouts Program up to 150 more children at market. The spots will be filled on a first come, first served basis so come early and line up at the Sprouts tent!

For those of you looking for other ways to introduce healthy eating into your lifestyle, our Health Tours are now every week, so stop by the info tent and chat with a nutrition guide!

For market shopping tips, be sure to check out this page to ensure your market visit is everything it should be. And remember, please leave Fido at home- no dogs are allowed where food is being served!  

As your favourite community market, we do our best to connect you to your neighbours!

Oak Hills Community League will be in the Community Tent this week, talking to guests about the work they do in Leger and the community events and programs that are available.


The Sprouts Program for kids will be opened up to 150 more children this week.  The spots will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Be sure to come early to enroll your child in the program and get your free shopping bag (available while quantities last)! For more information on the Sprouts Program, click here.

The inflatable slide will be here again this week, weather permitting! It's only $5 for unlimited rides all market and is the perfect way to burn off extra energy (or that extra cupcake!) before bedtime. If it's windy, Bob the slide guy has also brought a bouncy castle combo unit for hours of fun, even if it is a little gusty outside!

We don't fail to entertain at the Southwest Edmonton Farmers' Market! Check out this week's entertainers and buskers below. 

We have an exciting new busker this week: Miranda the street performer! She'll be in the center of the market (weather permitting) with her comedy, fire-eating and straightjacket act. Stop and watch her this week!

The Cheerific Cheerleading Club will be on site by the giant slide performing stunts and short routines to entertain kids and adults alike. 

Our musical lineup includes Clinton with his loop-track music and Daylan with his folk covers.

And last but not least, balloon artist Pretzel and face painter Lady Dolphin will be joining us again this week, weather permitting.

Cherries and strawberries are ripe and ready for you to devour! Visit our all-star fruit vendors for the best tastes of summer. 

Red Apple B.C. Fruit is back again this week with their delicious B.C. apples, pears, and fresh strawberries! 
Steve & Dan's B.C. Fruit is joining us with their strawberries ,cherries, winter apples, winter pears, hazelnuts, sparkling juice, 100% apple juice and dehydrated apples. 
AIG Produce will be at market this week, bringing fresh fruit from B.C.

There's nothing like fresh local vegetables for summer salads and barbeques!. Check out what our veggie vendors are bringing this week:

Dargatz Family Farm is back this week! Stop by and say hello to Keith and check out his vegetables and plants.
Holden Colony will be bringing a variety of fresh vegetables, including peppers, radishes, cucumbers and tomatoes, along with root vegetables and delicious preserves.
S4 Greenhouses will be bringing their freshest tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and lettuce (along with those adorable $2 bags for our little Sprouts).

Our meat line-up has some old favourites and some new vendors to try: 

Sunworks Farm brings a variety of grass-fed and organic meats to market. They'll have turkey and lamb sausage at the market this week, and we'll also see the return of turkey mettwurst sausage, turkey garlic and rosemary sausage and lamb Moroccan sausage.
Jerky Jerky is back this week bringing his fantastic jerky in a variety of flavours. They offer samples, so be sure to give one a try!

Our bakers are back this week! We have bakers for everyone, from vegans to those with nut allergies and gluten sensitivities. There's no reason not to indulge!

Get beautiful cupcakes like these from Blue Rose Baking Co.!
Blue Rose Baking Co. is back this week with her beautiful and scrumptious vegan treats. She'll be bringing Earl Grey Dark Chocolate Cookies, Vanilla Coconut and Chocolate Mint Cupcakes and Cookies n' Cream Donuts for those who want a snack made without animal products.
Celebrate, Gluten Free is the wonderful for those who avoid gluten. She always has a feature item or two, so be sure to stop by every week!
Sweet Stuff will be stocked full with her adorable cupcakes. Her minis are the perfect size for little hands or those who want a treat without the guilt!
Confetti Sweets will be back again with their delicious cookies. They have so many varieties you'll have to come back week after week to try them all!
Cafe O' Play's Little Crumbs is back this week with more of their hit nut-free baking. Their products are perfect to pack to nut-free schools, so pick up some cookies to treat your child's entire class this week!
Prairie Mill Baking Co. will have their fantastic locally-baked bread. If you're looking to satisfy a sweet tooth, their chocolate banana bread is to die for!

Want a quick and delicious take-home food item? We've got you covered!

Long Lost Foods, our vegan ready-to-eat vendor, will be selling their delicious vegan zucchini chips, pizza pops, burger patties and more.
Birds and Bees Winery is back this week with their delicious honey wines and meads.
Cravings Gelato will be bringing their gelato in a variety of flavours. 
Fruits of Sherbrooke will be bringing their oh-so-popular preserves made from rescued fruit in Edmonton neighbourhoods.
Melodi's Kitchen will be bringing their wonderful Turkish food again this week. 
Mini Kitchen specializes in delicious Indian and Thai food. Her samosas are a favourite of ours!
The Mallow Fellow will have her perfectly soft and sweet marshmallows. Her adorable feature products are a wonderful treat for well-behaved little ones!
Theo's Greek Kouzina bringing their well-loved Greek dips and treats to market this week.
The Violet Chocolate Company is back with their delicious specialty chocolate.
Simply Supper brings ready-to-eat meals to market to make your busy life easier. This month, you can purchase a $20 gift card as your teacher tthank-you gift and Simply Supper will sweeten the deal by adding a menu planning pad, $5 off coupon and free gift wrapping. The $20 gift card can be used towards our Ready-2-Go meals ($20 buys one complete meal from our Ready-2-Go Freezer) or You Assemble Session in-store.

No farmers' market visit is complete without dinner at one of our fantastic food trucks. Where will you eat this week? 

La Poutine is joining us this week with their drool-worthy poutine made with fresh cheese curds and fun extras. 
Knosh Catering is back with their oh-so-popular U.K. comfort food. Who needs a trip to Europe when you have this food truck staple? 
Bully Food Truck is a SWEFM staple and will be offering their fantastic comfort food again this week.
Fat Franks is back and will be ready to serve you their delicious hot dogs and smokies with all the fixings!
The Pink Kernel will be at market offering mini doughnuts, cotton candy and snow cones.
Original Canadian Kettle Corn is a vendor you can't skip at any farmers' market! Say hello and watch your popcorn be made fresh, right in front of you.

We have only the best artisans at SWEFM. Be sure to finish off your market experience with a great item for you or a friend!

Ada's Soap Shop will be selling cold-processed soap along with lip balm, lavender flowers and more. Grab a bar of his Carrot Soap for our theme this week!
Morrie's Handicraft is back again with his beautiful handmade stone housewares. Ask him about custom orders, he'd love to make your vision come to life.

See you at market!

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