Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Fresh Sheet: May 20, 2015

Your Favourite Night of the Week is Here!
Join us WEDNESDAY in the Terwillegar Recreation Center Parking Lot from 4:00-7:30

It's going to be a great week at SWEFM with tons of fantastic food vendors and talented artisans, some of our favourite buskers and entertainers, and a great community atmosphere. Be sure to stop by the info tent if you have any questions about our market!

Join us here on the "Market Fresh Sheet" every Tuesday to see what's fresh and happening at your favourite farmers' market! 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! 


We are very excited to be continuing our Sprouts Program for kids this season. Children between 4-12 will receive a $2 token every week to spend with our fruit and vegetable vendors. This week, our Sprouts recipe is Funny Clown Noses featuring tomatoes. You can pick up your copy of the recipe at the Sprouts table when you check in! For more information on the Sprouts Program, click here

Tianna the Traveller will be joining us this week, with her exciting show full of death-defying stunts and nail-biting excitement. Watch as she escapes from chains, plays with fire and cracks her whip, all right by Bully Food Truck! Her show is 20 minutes long and will start at 4:45 and 5:45, so don't miss out! 
Peter Nolan, our favourite blues busker, will be back this week. Give his great music a listen as you shop for your fresh local food and crafts!

The Southwest Edmonton Farmers' Market aims to enhance and support our vibrant community. Check out how to engage with your neighbours this week!

The University of Alberta will have researchers on-site, looking for participants in their research study. Be sure to stop by the community tent to see if you can take part- participating in research studies is one of the easiest ways you can support the great work under way at the U of A.


Dargatz Family Farm will be bringing four culinary herb pots to market: an Italian Chef’s Choice collection (green basil, purple basil, lemon thyme, rosemary and two kinds of oregano); a Country Kitchen collection (green basil, curled parsley, English thyme, purple sage, sweet marjoram and garlic chives); a Janie’s Choice collection (a bush beefsteak tomato surrounded with basil, oregano, parsley and rosemary) and a Fish and Seafood collection (French tarragon, Spanish mint and lemon thyme), which comes with a recipe for an Herb Butter Sauce that uses these three herbs). The first three pots will be $28, and the seafood mix $16.
Holden Colony will be bringing a variety of vegetables, eggs and preserves.
S4 Greenhouses will be bringing tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, lettuce and more! Get a head-start on your salsa making - canning tomatoes are available already! 20lb cases of beefsteak & heirloom - $25 each and cases of roma tomatoes - $30 each.  They also have sweet and hot peppers available, and watch S4's website for a fantastic salsa recipe (to be posted soon!)

Sunworks Farm, a certified organic and certified humane farm, will have their fresh chicken – wholes and all cuts along with their beef and pork cuts.  They will also have their wide variety of sausages (gluten, filler and chemical free) with a market special of purchase 9 get the 10th package free.  All meats are raised and processed on Sunworks' farm.
Jerky Jerky will be bringing a variety of dried jerky products. They always have samples to try, so be sure to say hello!

Celebrate, Gluten Free is the perfect option for those with gluten sensitivities. This week, they will be bringing their absolutely heavenly cupcakes!
Sweet Stuff is back this season with her delicious and adorable mini and full-sized cupcakes. They're perfect for a sweet little treat!
Confetti Sweets is our resident specialty cookie vendor at SWEFM. Try a coconut cookie this week; they're fabulous!
Prairie Mill Baking Co. is back this season with their locally-baked bread. They have something for everyone, so say hello this week! 
Cakes by Oma will be back at SWEFM this season, bringing her delicious cakes made with wholesome ingredients like real butter, lemon rind and fresh fruit. 
Treats Baked by Stephanie is a new vendor at our market, specializing in mini cheesecakes. This week, they will have Brownie, White Chocolate Raspberry and New York Style.  Every two weeks we do a featured flavour, and for the next two weeks we will be featuring Cherry Cheesecake Tarts. They also sell Honey Beer Bread and Gourmet Muffins; this week's flavours are Lemon Blueberry and Pumpkin Cheesecake.  Make sure to stop by for a sample!
Oodles of Chocolates is another new baker at SWEFM, specializing in cake pops and small treats. 


Joanne's Catering is new to the market this season and will be bringing homemade perogies (cheddar, cheddar and bacon, cottage cheese and dill and garlic) and cabbage rolls (sweet leaf or sour leaf with beef or bacon and rice filling).  They will also be bringing perishke (cottage cheese and dill filling) and nalyshky (cottage cheese and dill) as well as cream and dill sauce and tomato sauce.  
Cravings Gelato will be bringing their fantastic gelato in a wide variety of flavours. Get more than one... we won't judge!
Better Than Your Nan's will be bringing a variety of muesli, nut butters and chia seed jams (with delicious flavours like Blueberry Vanilla and Spiced Raspberry!). All of Better Than Your Nan's products are vegan, and they have gluten-free options as well. Follow them on Facebook or Twitter for 5% off!
Cafe Bel-Air will be bringing fresh, handmade popsicles to market, including Mango Lassi, Roasted Peach & Cream, Strawberry Lemonade, Rhubarb Mint, Avocado Coconut Lime and Pinacolada. All of Cafe Bel-Air's popsicles are free of gluten and tree nuts, and they have vegan options available as well!
Herbal Approach is another new vendor, specializing in hand-blended teas.You can find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HerbalApproach
Melodi's Kitchen is our favourite Turkish food vendor and will be bringing all of their popular dishes for you to try. 
Pink Taffeta Catering will be bringing their butter chicken rice bowl (a Pink Taffeta Signature), Arancini with rose dipping sauce, focaccia, vegetarian lasagna and nutella fritters.
Shade Lane Estates is our new resident winery this season, bringing a variety of delicious fruit wines to market. 
Tamiri Bites will be bringing raw vegan rolls, treats and snacks to market.
Mini Kitchen specializes in delicious Indian and Thai food. Stop by and say hello!
Theo's Greek Kouzina bringing their well-loved greek dips and treats to market this week.

Dedo's Food Truck will be with us for their first-ever SWEFM this week, serving up their ethnic home-style cooking, including beef and chicken Shwarma!
Bully Food Truck is back and is excited to serve up another summer of drool-worthy comfort food using fresh and local ingredients.
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 for all of you who can't turn down childhood favourites like mini doughnuts, cotton candy and snow cones.
Original Canadian Kettle Corn, a farmers' market staple, will be here this week satisfying all of your cravings for this summer favourite!
Yellowbird Food Truck is back this season with their Japanese fusion cuisine.
Knosh Food Truck will be joining us all season with their UK comfort food.

Ada's Soap Shop is joining us again this season, so be sure to stop by to try their wonderful handmade soap and bodycare products.
A Bark Above is coming this week, bringing her dog treats and canine wellness products stop by to find the perfect surprise for your favourite pooch!
Dazzling Designs will be back this week, selling her beautiful handmade clothing and hand-painted jewelry. 
Hip Bees will be joining us with honey and beeswax-based bodycare products. 
Morrie's Handicrafts will be bringing his hand-crafted home decor and garden products made from natural stones. 
Carmen's Jewelry is back at SWEFM with her beautiful leather and beaded jewelry. This year, she'll be bringing a kids' line, so be sure to stop by with the little ones!
Prairie Cedar Creations is back with us this season, selling beautiful handmade cutting boards, planters and more. Talk to Daryl about a custom piece for your garden or deck!
Wild Fire Market will be joining us with their adorable wooden signs, vases and home decor. All of their items are handmade in Edmonton! 
Uniquely Greek will be bringing handmade cheeseboards made from wine bottles.

See you at market!

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