Local Food

Farmers' Market Back For Another Season

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Overcast skies bringing the threat of rain couldn't dampen the spirits of vendors setting up for the first Meaford Farmers' Market of the season at the Rotary Harbour Pavilion on Friday, June 1.

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Farmers' Market Returns June 1

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The Meaford Farmers’ Market team is very excited for its 12th season, which will kick off on Friday, June 1 from 3-7 p.m., and every Friday thereafter until October 5.

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Sixth Annual Seedy Sunday at The Barn Co-operative

Seeds2018 270On Sunday afternoon, May 27, The Barn Cooperative on Highway 26 will be hosting their sixth annual Seedy Sunday from noon to four. It’s a free family event happening both indoors and out with artisans, live music, children’s activities, and a barbeque. The main focus of the event is as a resource for gardeners to provide seeds and seedlings from local sources.

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County Helping to Connect Producers With Local Farmers’ Markets

Fresh market vegetables270On Monday, April 30, Grey County is giving local farmers and food producers an opportunity to showcase their products and network with farmers’ market managers from Grey County and neighbouring municipalities. The event is being held at Walter’s Falls Hall, 104 Church Street in Walter’s Falls from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Local farmers’ markets are looking for all kinds of food vendors for the 2018 season,” said Philly Markowitz, economic development officer with Grey County. “This event is a great opportunity for new producers who are looking to enter the local market place, or veterans looking to expand their reach.”

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