Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Fresh Sheet: May 25, 2016

Try something fresh at market!

Join us WEDNESDAY in the Terwillegar Recreation Center Parking Lot from 4:00-7:30
The Southwest Edmonton Farmers' Market launches for our sixth season this Wednesday, and we could not be more excited for another summer of fresh food, beautiful crafts, sunny evenings and a great community. This is our biggest season yet, with over 18 new vendors for you to explore, along with all of your old favourites. 
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! 


The Sprouts Program for kids continues this week! 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 Opa Lemon Chicken. 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

We will also have a bouncy castle on-site for some family entertainment, along with our balloon artists, hopscotch, and face painter. 

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

Our friends from the TRAC Community Run/Walk and the Edmonton Youth Talent Show will be in the Community Tent this week, providing information about these two fun community events and how to get involved.

Steve and Dan's Fresh B.C. Fruit will be bringing apples, pears, strawberries, as well as their dehydrated apples and sparkling apple juice. 

Dargatz Family Farm has a variety of fresh produce, including carrots and potatoes, along with herb and tomato planters, eggs and presernces.
Holden Colony will be bringing a variety of vegetables, eggs and preserves.
Lactuca Urban Farm will be joining us for the first time this week! They grow all of their produce on a small farm by Northlands and specialize in hyper-seasonal mixed greens. 
S4 Greenhouses will be bringing their fresh greenhouse veggies. This week, try their cherry tomatoes, mini peppers and mini cucumbers for lunches. They're healthy and yummy bite size veggies, ready to wash and pack – no cutting necessary!

Effing Seafoods is a new vendor at SWEFM specializing in B.C. seafood. He'll have a variety of fish, along with oysters that have only been out of water for 48 hours!
Jerky Jerky will be bringing a variety of dried jerky products. They always have samples to try, so be sure to say hello! 
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.  This week, All of their Turkey Mettwurst is now only $5/package!  Mettwurst is a savory sausage and one of their family’s favorites.

Auntie Jean's Fudge is new at our market this season, and will be bringing a wide variety of flavours of her popular handmade fudge. She uses local ingredients whenever possible, and loves to use ingredients from her own garden, like in her rhubarb and raspberry fudges!
Calico Baking will  have Laurel's lemon scones, almond croissants, and savoury whole wheat croissants with either spinach & feta or Irving's ham and Swiss.
Their feature bread this week is Alberta Sourdough, a multigrain pan bread featuring local grains and seeds.

Celebrate, Gluten Free is the perfect option for those with gluten sensitivities. Lee-Anne has introduced bagels to her lineup of gluten-free baked goods, and they've been a hit!
Confetti Sweets is our resident specialty cookie vendor at SWEFM and will be serving up their delicious varieties this week.  Their feature flavour this month is a S'mores cookie that's only available until the end of May!
European Cakes is back this season with her delicious macarons and baked goods. 
Fresh 2 Share will be bringing swiss braided breads and a variety of other baked goods including meringues. 
Prairie Mill Baking Co. makes all of his bread right in our neck of the woods!
Whether you're looking for a fantastic cinnamon bun or the best sourdough in Edmonton, Owen has a loaf of bread with your name on it!

Sweet Stuff will be bringing her delicious cupcakes, croissants, and cookies to market. This week she'll be featuring a s'more cupcake as well as a chocolate cupcake with vanilla buttercream, a graham cracker, marshmallow, and chocolate ganache.  

Bo & Marrow will be bringing their sippable bone broth in Classic Beef,  Classic Chicken, Flora to sealing, Yo Mama, and Pho Real. Their Flora to Sealing and Yo Mama broths are both made with infused Chinese herbs.

Café Bel-Air will be bringing fresh, handmade popsicles to market. All of Cafe Bel-Air's popsicles are free of gluten and tree nuts, and they have vegan options available as well!
Crafty Cooks will be bringing frozen soups, pastas, and other delicious take-home meals. Stop by their tent to sample their Prime Rib Barley, Smokey Chickpea, and Red Lentil soups!
Cravings Gelato will be featuring three gelato pops this week: Blueberry, lemon, and blueberry yogurt. Kids under 10 years old get free pops while quantities last!
Honest Dumplings is joining SWEFM again with their handmade dumplings in delicious flavours like Maple Pork Belly, Mixed Mushrooms with Truffle Oil, and Spicy Tofu with Peanuts!
Jamaican Chefmon will be featuring his banana ketchup this week! During the the Second World War, there was a shortage of tomatoes in the Caribbean so people began using bananas for ketchup! This sweet condiment is great on fries, burgers, or anywhere else you'd use ketchup.  
Melodi's Kitchen is our favourite Turkish food vendor and will be bringing all of their popular dishes for you to try. 
Michelle's Preserves will be joining us for the first time this week with her home canning and preserves
Mini Kitchen specializes in delicious Indian and Thai food. Their samosas and butter chicken are absolutely delicious!
O'Delight specializes in homemade Moroccan foods, and will be bringing two kinds of Mediterranean soups, mixed couscous, Moroccan charmola, Sweet bird's peak (a pastry dessert), and Moroccan Tagine 
Sweet and Spicy is back this week with their hand-blended spice mixes, sauces, salsas and jellies. 
Square 1 Coffee will be serving up fresh coffee and selling bags of coffee beans from craft roasters around Western Canada and United States.  
Thai Sab Food Co. will be bringing a wide variety of Thai foods, including curries, coconut rice, spring rolls, soups, and mango sticky rice
Theo's Greek Kouzina bringing their well-loved greek dips and treats to market this week.
Wilmar Farms will be back with their healthy hemp products for the kitchen and your skin.
Bully Food Truck will be serving up drool-worthy comfort food using fresh and local ingredients. 
Dedo's Food Truck will be joining us this week with their schwarma and fries. 
Fat Franks will be ready to serve you their delicious hot dogs and smokies with all the fixings! 

Original Canadian Kettle Corn, a farmers' market staple, will be here this week satisfying all of your cravings for this summer favourite!
Pink Taffeta Catering is back this year as a food truck, and will be serving up their fantastic Italian and Fijian foods. This week they're featuring their Sweet Curry Chicken and Tiramisu
Yellowbird Cafe Truck will be back at SWEFM this week with their friendly smiles and delicious Asian fusion cuisine.  

Ada's Soap Shop will be back with us this week with his luxurious handmade bath and body products. 
Carmen's Jewelry is joining us again this week with her leather handmade jewelry. 
Cheeky, the Cloth Diaper Company will be at market with their environmentally-friendly cloth diapers, wetbags and nursing pads.   
Dazzling Designs by Archana will be joining us this week with her gorgeous hand-sewn dresses, tops, pants, and accessories, as well as her hand-painted jewelry. 
Marigold Greenhouses will be bringing over 50 types of herbs, along with bedding plants and succulents. Children can use their Sprouts tokens to get a fun food plant like chocolate mint at this stall!
Ruby Tuesday Pet Designs will be joining us this week with their pet clothes, beds, and furniture. 
Skinchantment will be bringing facial oils, facial sprays, dry masques, bath salts and beard oils available this week. All of Skinchantment's products are vegan, all natural and made with organic ingredients.
See you at market!

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