Fresh Sheet: May 17, 2017

We're ready for the 2017 Season!

Join us WEDNESDAY in the Terwillegar Recreation Center Parking Lot from 4-7:30pm

The Southwest Edmonton Farmers' Market launches our seventh 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 25 new vendors for you to explore, along with many of your old favorites. 

Join us here on the Fresh Sheet every Tuesday to see what's fresh and happening at your favourite farmers' market! Remember, please leave Fido at home- no dogs are allowed where food is being served!

  The Edmonton Food Bank  (with its Plant-a-Row, Grow-a-Row program) will be the first not-for-profit organization in our Community Tent this year.    Also visiting will be  Dr. Bob Turner, MLA  for Edmonton-Whitemud.  He will be handing out delicious gelato and greeting community members!

The Edmonton Food Bank (with its Plant-a-Row, Grow-a-Row program) will be the first not-for-profit organization in our Community Tent this year.  

Also visiting will be Dr. Bob Turner, MLA for Edmonton-Whitemud.  He will be handing out delicious gelato and greeting community members!

  The Sprouts Program  for kids continues! Designed to empower children to choose healthy foods and lifestyles, the Sprouts Program is our flagship family program at the SWEFM.  Children between 4-12 will receive a $2 token to spend with our fruit and vegetable vendors. This week, our Sprouts recipe is "Crunchy Munchy Dino Toes". You can pick up your copy of the recipe at the Sprouts table when you check in! 

The Sprouts Program for kids continues! Designed to empower children to choose healthy foods and lifestyles, the Sprouts Program is our flagship family program at the SWEFM.

Children between 4-12 will receive a $2 token to spend with our fruit and vegetable vendors. This week, our Sprouts recipe is "Crunchy Munchy Dino Toes". You can pick up your copy of the recipe at the Sprouts table when you check in! 

  Auntie Jean's Fudge  features fudge, vegan fudge, and fudge-topped cookies   Cafe Bel Air  will have artisan popsicles, hot apple cider, fruit leather, and desserts from their native Mauritius    Crafty Cooks  is returning to the market with their prepared meals to take home! This week's features are yellow pea & ham soup and veggie quinoa soup (on sample too!)   Craving's Artisan Gelato  will be bringing their fantastic gelato, gelato bars, and gelato pies   Jamaican Chefmon  is back with their 7 varieties of hot sauces, jerk marinade, and banana ketchup.   Jerky Jerky  will be at the market for another great season, selling 100% Alberta Beef, locally made beef jerky in 5 great flavours!  Looking forward to seeing you all again.   Melodi's Kitchen  is our favourite Turkish food vendor and will be bringing all of their popular dishes for you to try (her baklava is to die for!)   Mini Kitchen  specializes in delicious Indian and Thai food.  Be sure to try the Naan   Polka Dot Aprons  brings gluten, dairy and sugar free prepared meals to your table. Combining the delicious flavours of Lebanese & Western cuisine.   Proteinies  is new to the market.  Sivli is bringing her fabulous protein/vegan protein balls as well as her banana bread.    Simple Simon Pies  (aka "The BEST pies in Calgary") have been making great savoury pies since 1987.  They are also now introducing take home meals and scrumptious homemade soups   Sweet & Spicy Condiments  is back in 2017 with their hand-blended spice mixes, sauces, salsas and jellies.   Thai Saab Food Co.  will be bringing her delicious Thai foods to market this week   The Polish Kitchen  will delight market shoppers with their traditional Polish pirogi, soups, cabbage rolls, crepes, and stews.   The Watered Leaf Teas  will be joining us with organic loose leaf teas & organic herbs! Try one of their blends iced for a refreshing summer drink, or get creative and create your own signature cocktail at home from their selection of dried herbs!   Theo's Greek Kouzina  will be bringing their well-loved greek dips and treats to market this week.   Urban Pierogies  will be joining us with their unique pierogies made from simple and organic ingredients.   

Auntie Jean's Fudge features fudge, vegan fudge, and fudge-topped cookies

Cafe Bel Air will have artisan popsicles, hot apple cider, fruit leather, and desserts from their native Mauritius 

Crafty Cooks is returning to the market with their prepared meals to take home! This week's features are yellow pea & ham soup and veggie quinoa soup (on sample too!)

Craving's Artisan Gelato will be bringing their fantastic gelato, gelato bars, and gelato pies

Jamaican Chefmon is back with their 7 varieties of hot sauces, jerk marinade, and banana ketchup.

Jerky Jerky will be at the market for another great season, selling 100% Alberta Beef, locally made beef jerky in 5 great flavours!  Looking forward to seeing you all again.

Melodi's Kitchen is our favourite Turkish food vendor and will be bringing all of their popular dishes for you to try (her baklava is to die for!)

Mini Kitchen specializes in delicious Indian and Thai food.  Be sure to try the Naan

Polka Dot Aprons brings gluten, dairy and sugar free prepared meals to your table. Combining the delicious flavours of Lebanese & Western cuisine.

Proteinies is new to the market.  Sivli is bringing her fabulous protein/vegan protein balls as well as her banana bread. 

Simple Simon Pies (aka "The BEST pies in Calgary") have been making great savoury pies since 1987.  They are also now introducing take home meals and scrumptious homemade soups

Sweet & Spicy Condiments is back in 2017 with their hand-blended spice mixes, sauces, salsas and jellies.

Thai Saab Food Co. will be bringing her delicious Thai foods to market this week

The Polish Kitchen will delight market shoppers with their traditional Polish pirogi, soups, cabbage rolls, crepes, and stews.

The Watered Leaf Teas will be joining us with organic loose leaf teas & organic herbs! Try one of their blends iced for a refreshing summer drink, or get creative and create your own signature cocktail at home from their selection of dried herbs!

Theo's Greek Kouzina will be bringing their well-loved greek dips and treats to market this week.

Urban Pierogies will be joining us with their unique pierogies made from simple and organic ingredients.

 

  Effing Seafoods  is returning with fresh B.C. seafood.    Sunworks Organic Farm  raises certified organic and BC SPCA humane chickens, beef, turkey, ducks, geese, pork, eggs.  Check out their selection at the market this week and help them name their new sausage flavor (which can be sampled at the market)   Aspen Grove Agriculture  is joining us this year with their pasture-raised Alberta lamb

Effing Seafoods is returning with fresh B.C. seafood. 

Sunworks Organic Farm raises certified organic and BC SPCA humane chickens, beef, turkey, ducks, geese, pork, eggs.  Check out their selection at the market this week and help them name their new sausage flavor (which can be sampled at the market)

Aspen Grove Agriculture is joining us this year with their pasture-raised Alberta lamb

  Bully Food Truck  will be serving up drool-worthy comfort food using fresh and local ingredients.   Dedo's  is back with their tasty schwarmas, poutines, and falafels, to name a few things   Explore India Food Truck  is on site with mouth-watering Indian food, including plenty of vegan & vegetarian options   Fat Franks  will be ready to serve you their delicious hot dogs and smokies with all the fixings!   The Lemongrass Grill  is returning with their usual feast, which includes vermicelli, subs, chicken & beef skewers, salad rolls, spring rolls, & onion cakes   Original Canadian Kettle Corn is  a farmers' market staple and will be selling goodies at the market this week

Bully Food Truck will be serving up drool-worthy comfort food using fresh and local ingredients.

Dedo's is back with their tasty schwarmas, poutines, and falafels, to name a few things

Explore India Food Truck is on site with mouth-watering Indian food, including plenty of vegan & vegetarian options

Fat Franks will be ready to serve you their delicious hot dogs and smokies with all the fixings!

The Lemongrass Grill is returning with their usual feast, which includes vermicelli, subs, chicken & beef skewers, salad rolls, spring rolls, & onion cakes

Original Canadian Kettle Corn is a farmers' market staple and will be selling goodies at the market this week

  Arno's Fine French Pastries  - Arnaud is a French Master Pastry Chef (from Lyon France), and has been established in YEG for 7 years. He is the winner  of the Gold Medal award of Canadian Food Championship 2015.  Check out his beautiful pastries at the market this week!   Baza Bread  will have a variety of fresh, hand crafted European breads including rye, garlic herb and cheese sourdough, brioche buns and more. We will be sampling all varieties.   Dovgan's Ukranian Homemade Food & Baking  will be at the market with European breads & buns, honey and eggs   Celebrate Gluten Free  is the perfect option for those with gluten sensitivities. They always have amazing bagels, cupcakes, and loaves of bread available!   Food in the Nud Whole Food Baking  baking is hand crafted in small batches using whole, quality ingredients.  No gluten products used.  Paleo, Vegan, Ketogenic and plant-based options available.   Sweet Stuff Cakes  is so excited to be starting our fourth year at SWEFM and will continue to bring all your faves- mini cupcakes, regular cupcakes, vegan cupcakes, sandwich cookies, sugar cookies, buttertarts, and new for this year- brownies!

Arno's Fine French Pastries - Arnaud is a French Master Pastry Chef (from Lyon France), and has been established in YEG for 7 years. He is the winner  of the Gold Medal award of Canadian Food Championship 2015.  Check out his beautiful pastries at the market this week!

Baza Bread will have a variety of fresh, hand crafted European breads including rye, garlic herb and cheese sourdough, brioche buns and more. We will be sampling all varieties.

Dovgan's Ukranian Homemade Food & Baking will be at the market with European breads & buns, honey and eggs

Celebrate Gluten Free is the perfect option for those with gluten sensitivities. They always have amazing bagels, cupcakes, and loaves of bread available!

Food in the Nud Whole Food Baking baking is hand crafted in small batches using whole, quality ingredients.  No gluten products used.  Paleo, Vegan, Ketogenic and plant-based options available.

Sweet Stuff Cakes is so excited to be starting our fourth year at SWEFM and will continue to bring all your faves- mini cupcakes, regular cupcakes, vegan cupcakes, sandwich cookies, sugar cookies, buttertarts, and new for this year- brownies!

 Holdon Colony has been growing fresh vegetables for more than 4 generations.They grow & sell a variety of garden & greenhouse vegetables, pickles, sweet clover honey, poultry, eggs, and more. All naturally grown & raised, hand weeded & picked fresh every day   Dargatz Family Farm  will have bedding plants available for your spring gardening: strawberries, herbs, peppers and a wide variety of tomatoes   S4 Greenhouses  will be at the market with a variety of local veggies

Holdon Colony has been growing fresh vegetables for more than 4 generations.They grow & sell a variety of garden & greenhouse vegetables, pickles, sweet clover honey, poultry, eggs, and more. All naturally grown & raised, hand weeded & picked fresh every day

Dargatz Family Farm will have bedding plants available for your spring gardening: strawberries, herbs, peppers and a wide variety of tomatoes

S4 Greenhouses will be at the market with a variety of local veggies

  Ada's Soap  has a large line of natural skincare and shaving products.  All of his products are hand made in Edmonton!   Chewelry & Babe  will be bringing her handmade teething necklaces, pacifier clips, bracelets, zipper pulls, and teethers this week   Dazzling Designs  is back with her beautiful hand made apparel and scarves and one of a kind hand painted jewelry   The Dressmaker  is bringing ready to wear dresses made in Edmonton that are sweet, simple, fun and flattering   Ethereal Therapy  is new at the market.  Be sure to check out their hand blended oils   K Squared Craftwork Design  will be attending with his stunning granite artwork   Marigold Greenhouse  is bringing potted herbs, succulents, houseplants, and hanging baskets along with their microherbs   Wilmar Farms  is back with hemp hearts, seasoned hemp hearts, hemp face care, hemp hair care, and hemp paw spray

Ada's Soap has a large line of natural skincare and shaving products.  All of his products are hand made in Edmonton!

Chewelry & Babe will be bringing her handmade teething necklaces, pacifier clips, bracelets, zipper pulls, and teethers this week

Dazzling Designs is back with her beautiful hand made apparel and scarves and one of a kind hand painted jewelry

The Dressmaker is bringing ready to wear dresses made in Edmonton that are sweet, simple, fun and flattering

Ethereal Therapy is new at the market.  Be sure to check out their hand blended oils

K Squared Craftwork Design will be attending with his stunning granite artwork

Marigold Greenhouse is bringing potted herbs, succulents, houseplants, and hanging baskets along with their microherbs

Wilmar Farms is back with hemp hearts, seasoned hemp hearts, hemp face care, hemp hair care, and hemp paw spray

  Steve & Dans  are back with their tasty selection of BC Fruit

Steve & Dans are back with their tasty selection of BC Fruit