Fresh Sheet: May 16, 2018

We ARE ready for the 2018 Season!

Join us WEDNESDAY in the Terwillegar Recreation Center

in Parking Lot E from 4 to 7:30pm

The Southwest Edmonton Farmers' Market launches our eighth season this Wednesday, and we could not be more excited for another summer of fresh food, beautiful crafts, sunny evenings, and a catching up with community members. This is our biggest season yet with lots of new vendors for you to explore along with many of your returning 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- we are a pet-free market (service animals excluded)

  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 treats and greeting community members!  This year we are launching our  Young Vendors Program,  which gives 13 to 17 year olds a chance to sell their homemade products .   This week we are hosting Clack, a Junior Achievement Company.  These youths will be selling homemade bracelets, with a portion of their proceeds going towards anti-bullying through the organization "Dare to Care".   

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 treats and greeting community members!

This year we are launching our Young Vendors Program, which gives 13 to 17 year olds a chance to sell their homemade products.  This week we are hosting Clack, a Junior Achievement Company.  These youths will be selling homemade bracelets, with a portion of their proceeds going towards anti-bullying through the organization "Dare to Care".

 

  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! Be sure to stop by for a sample.   Delicious Kicks  has   home-style Mexican salsas made out of natural ingredients, and have no preservatives, no gluten and very low salt. These salsas can be used as a dip, to put on top of any food, as an ingredient, or even as a condiment for cooking.   Granola by Jan   is a new vendor bringing homemade granola to the market. Try her Maple & Walnut made with 100% Canadian maple syrup or Hazelnut & Honey made with pure raw honey from a local producer.  Granola by Jan is delicious and shhh, don’t tell anyone, but’s it’s good for you too!!    Jamaican Chefmon  is back with their 17 varieties of hot sauces, jerk marinade, banana ketchup, strawberry vinaigrette, & Jamaican patties and frozen meals.   Jerky Jerky  will be at the market for another great season, selling 100% Alberta Beef, locally made beef jerky in 5 great flavours!     Koha Apiaries  will be bringing their raw, liquid, and creamed honey. Lemon or lavender flavoured honey is also available during the spring season   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!   Ribstone Creek Brewery  will be at the market with their craft beers including IPAs, dark and flavourful brews, pale ales, lagers, a porter, and a white IPA.  This is the first year that beer can be sold at farmers' markets in Alberta, so get in on the action!   Spirit Hills Honey Winery  offers you a farm to glass wine, high in antioxidants, and is gluten free!! This is organic wine you can feel good about and man is it delicious!! Spirit Hills has won Gold 2 years in a row  for best honey wine in Alberta.    Thai Saab Food Co.  will be bringing her delicious Thai foods to market this week.  Don't miss out on her fabulous rice or salad rolls!   Theo's Greek Kouzina  will be bringing their well-loved Greek food to the market this week, including: tzatziki, hummus, spanakopita, dolmathes, pita bread, baklava, and so much more we that don't have the room to list it all!   Troubled Monk   will be on site at the market for the very first time with their full lineup of craft beers and craft sodas! They will also have a special wheat beer brewed especially for the May long weekend, One Wit Wonder   Ukrainian House  will have a variety of sauerkraut on offer.   Winding Road Artisan Cheese  will be at every second market.  They have handcrafted artisan cheese made with Alberta organic milk and thistle rennet.  This is award winning cheese from the heart of the County of Smoky Lake, and one of the vendors we are the most excited about!

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! Be sure to stop by for a sample.

Delicious Kicks has home-style Mexican salsas made out of natural ingredients, and have no preservatives, no gluten and very low salt. These salsas can be used as a dip, to put on top of any food, as an ingredient, or even as a condiment for cooking.

Granola by Jan  is a new vendor bringing homemade granola to the market. Try her Maple & Walnut made with 100% Canadian maple syrup or Hazelnut & Honey made with pure raw honey from a local producer.  Granola by Jan is delicious and shhh, don’t tell anyone, but’s it’s good for you too!! 

Jamaican Chefmon is back with their 17 varieties of hot sauces, jerk marinade, banana ketchup, strawberry vinaigrette, & Jamaican patties and frozen meals.

Jerky Jerky will be at the market for another great season, selling 100% Alberta Beef, locally made beef jerky in 5 great flavours!  

Koha Apiaries will be bringing their raw, liquid, and creamed honey. Lemon or lavender flavoured honey is also available during the spring season

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!

Ribstone Creek Brewery will be at the market with their craft beers including IPAs, dark and flavourful brews, pale ales, lagers, a porter, and a white IPA.  This is the first year that beer can be sold at farmers' markets in Alberta, so get in on the action!

Spirit Hills Honey Winery offers you a farm to glass wine, high in antioxidants, and is gluten free!! This is organic wine you can feel good about and man is it delicious!! Spirit Hills has won Gold 2 years in a row  for best honey wine in Alberta. 

Thai Saab Food Co. will be bringing her delicious Thai foods to market this week.  Don't miss out on her fabulous rice or salad rolls!

Theo's Greek Kouzina will be bringing their well-loved Greek food to the market this week, including: tzatziki, hummus, spanakopita, dolmathes, pita bread, baklava, and so much more we that don't have the room to list it all!

Troubled Monk  will be on site at the market for the very first time with their full lineup of craft beers and craft sodas! They will also have a special wheat beer brewed especially for the May long weekend, One Wit Wonder

Ukrainian House will have a variety of sauerkraut on offer.

Winding Road Artisan Cheese will be at every second market.  They have handcrafted artisan cheese made with Alberta organic milk and thistle rennet.  This is award winning cheese from the heart of the County of Smoky Lake, and one of the vendors we are the most excited about!

  Effing Seafoods  is returning with Fresh PEI mussels and BC manila clams, plus all their other goodies from around the world!!   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)

Effing Seafoods is returning with Fresh PEI mussels and BC manila clams, plus all their other goodies from around the world!!

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)

  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!   Original Canadian Kettle Corn is  a farmers' market staple and will be selling goodies at the market this week   The Davinci Cone  is returning with their homemade gelato, specialty teas, coffees, and hot chocolate, plus dessert waffles (nutella & banana, nutella & strawberry, and s'mores)!!!   Ukrainian House Food Truck  is back for another season with authentic Ukrainian cuisine, as well as modern dishes like the "Ukrainian Poutine"

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!

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

The Davinci Cone is returning with their homemade gelato, specialty teas, coffees, and hot chocolate, plus dessert waffles (nutella & banana, nutella & strawberry, and s'mores)!!!

Ukrainian House Food Truck is back for another season with authentic Ukrainian cuisine, as well as modern dishes like the "Ukrainian Poutine"

  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 "Turbo Charged Racing Wheels". You can pick up your copy of the recipe at the Sprouts table when you check in!   We always have a rotating lineup of buskers, balloon artists, and face painters, henna artists, etc.., so keep your eyes open for these fun fixtures around the market.    

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 "Turbo Charged Racing Wheels". You can pick up your copy of the recipe at the Sprouts table when you check in! 

We always have a rotating lineup of buskers, balloon artists, and face painters, henna artists, etc.., so keep your eyes open for these fun fixtures around the market. 

 

  Bread, Booth & Beyond  Enjoying Carbs?? Go artisan!!! BB&B  has fresh baked bread perfect for entertaining.  Our breads are great for appies, bruchettas, dips and sandwiches.  And don't be afraid to get creative; toast, dip, slice and crisp our breads for unique sliders, burgers and salad croutons.    Celebrate Gluten Free  is the perfect option for those with gluten sensitivities. They always have amazing bagels, cupcakes, and loaves of bread available!   Confetti Sweets  is back!  Everyone's favorite cookie vendor is back with possibly the best cookies in Edmonton (did you know that their cookies went to the Oscars?).  Look for their signature pink tent.    Lori’s Eats and Treats  will be bringing freshly baked Jamaican rum cake and sweet potato pudding along with mouth watering caramel rolls, cookies, fudgy brownies and muffins.  Check out our vegan and gluten free options.   Persian Empire Pastry   is based on fresh, home made Persian pastries.  They have tasty pistachio baking, zebra cake, chickpea cookies, cream puffs, zaban, muffins and more.  Once you try them you'll keep coming back!   Sweet Stuff Cakes  is so pleased to be back at SWEFM for the 5th year! We will be offering sandwich cookies, sugar cookies, mini and regular size cupcakes, and buttertarts!    

Bread, Booth & Beyond Enjoying Carbs?? Go artisan!!! BB&B  has fresh baked bread perfect for entertaining.  Our breads are great for appies, bruchettas, dips and sandwiches.  And don't be afraid to get creative; toast, dip, slice and crisp our breads for unique sliders, burgers and salad croutons. 

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

Confetti Sweets is back!  Everyone's favorite cookie vendor is back with possibly the best cookies in Edmonton (did you know that their cookies went to the Oscars?).  Look for their signature pink tent. 

Lori’s Eats and Treats will be bringing freshly baked Jamaican rum cake and sweet potato pudding along with mouth watering caramel rolls, cookies, fudgy brownies and muffins.  Check out our vegan and gluten free options.

Persian Empire Pastry  is based on fresh, home made Persian pastries.  They have tasty pistachio baking, zebra cake, chickpea cookies, cream puffs, zaban, muffins and more.  Once you try them you'll keep coming back!

Sweet Stuff Cakes is so pleased to be back at SWEFM for the 5th year! We will be offering sandwich cookies, sugar cookies, mini and regular size cupcakes, and buttertarts! 

 

  Holden 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.    Dargatz Family Farm  will have all kinds of tomato plants for sale this Wednesday, including little ones for their Sprouts customers!   Marigold Greenhouse  is bringing potted herbs, succulents, houseplants, and hanging baskets along with their microherbs   S4 Greenhouses  will be at the market with a variety of local veggies, including peppers, cucumbers, and their signature juicy tomatoes.   

Holden 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. 

Dargatz Family Farm will have all kinds of tomato plants for sale this Wednesday, including little ones for their Sprouts customers!

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

S4 Greenhouses will be at the market with a variety of local veggies, including peppers, cucumbers, and their signature juicy tomatoes.

 

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

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

 

     From the Mouth of Babes  is bringing her baby dresses, bibs, shoes & booties, beanies & sunhats, tee pees, and more.   Poly Organics  has soap bars, beeswax candles, air fresheners, baby booties, and lip balms.   Wilmar Farms  is back with hemp hearts, seasoned hemp hearts, hemp face care, hemp hair care, and hemp paw spray

 

From the Mouth of Babes is bringing her baby dresses, bibs, shoes & booties, beanies & sunhats, tee pees, and more.

Poly Organics has soap bars, beeswax candles, air fresheners, baby booties, and lip balms.

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

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