Fresh Sheet: May 15, 2019

We ARE ready for the 2019 Season!

Join us WEDNESDAY at the Terwillegar Recreation Center

in Parking Lot E from 4:00 to 7:30pm

The Southwest Edmonton Farmers' Market launches our ninth 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.  Our  Young Vendors Program,  which gives 13 to 17 year olds a chance to sell their homemade products, continues this year .  This week we are hosting  Jarred,  a Junior Achievement Company. These youths will be selling accessible home-based alternative to gardens through mason jar herb gardens.  We also started a  take-a-bag, leave-a-bag program  in 2019. Please bring your clean plastic or reusable bags to donate, or feel free to grab one if you left yours at home.

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.

Our Young Vendors Program, which gives 13 to 17 year olds a chance to sell their homemade products, continues this year. This week we are hosting Jarred, a Junior Achievement Company. These youths will be selling accessible home-based alternative to gardens through mason jar herb gardens.

We also started a take-a-bag, leave-a-bag program in 2019. Please bring your clean plastic or reusable bags to donate, or feel free to grab one if you left yours at home.

Best Green Onion Cake  will have homemade green onion cakes & sauces.   BLISS  small batch vegan dressing is proud to launch their very first gluten free balsamic vinaigrette in reusable 500ml jars! Let a kiss of BLISS elevate your dish!   Easy as Pie  produces produce individually portioned ready-to-eat meals (including Keto meals!). They are frozen and vacuum sealed. Ingredients and all other information can be found on our website eapmeals.ca   El Gringo  will have Pico de gallo, Pineapple Salsa, Vegan Queso, Guacamole, 7 layer dip, home made tortilla chips and more.   Jerky Jerky  will be at the market for another great season, selling 100% Alberta Beef, locally made beef jerky in 5 great flavours!   Jerky Shark  is selling locally handcrafted, small batch salmon, turkey, and pork jerky   Koha Apiaries  will be bringing their raw, liquid, and creamed honey. Lemon or lavender flavoured honey is also available during the spring season.   Lori's Eats and Treats  is happy to bring a taste of the Caribbean to you with our Jamaican patties (beef, jerk chicken and vegan) and rum cake. Our sweet creations include island favourites, gluten-free, and vegan treats. Stop by for something special.   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!   Mobu Kombucha  is bringing bottled Kombucha in a variety of flavours..   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.   Shady Orchard & Winery  will be bringing their delicious fruit wine.   Square 1 Coffee  will have chai, cold brew, and coffee beans available.   Stony Plain Pie Shopp e will have sweet & savoury pies, including tourtierre (plus vegan tourierre) and wheat-free & vegan offerings.   Strathcona Spirits Distillery  is back at the market with their gins & vodkas.   Tamarack Jack's Honey and Meadery  will be selling their famous mead, as well as glassware.   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 with their full lineup of craft beers, craft sodas, and their brand new gin!

Best Green Onion Cake will have homemade green onion cakes & sauces.

BLISS small batch vegan dressing is proud to launch their very first gluten free balsamic vinaigrette in reusable 500ml jars! Let a kiss of BLISS elevate your dish!

Easy as Pie produces produce individually portioned ready-to-eat meals (including Keto meals!). They are frozen and vacuum sealed. Ingredients and all other information can be found on our website eapmeals.ca

El Gringo will have Pico de gallo, Pineapple Salsa, Vegan Queso, Guacamole, 7 layer dip, home made tortilla chips and more.

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

Jerky Shark is selling locally handcrafted, small batch salmon, turkey, and pork jerky

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

Lori's Eats and Treats is happy to bring a taste of the Caribbean to you with our Jamaican patties (beef, jerk chicken and vegan) and rum cake. Our sweet creations include island favourites, gluten-free, and vegan treats. Stop by for something special.

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!

Mobu Kombucha is bringing bottled Kombucha in a variety of flavours..

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.

Shady Orchard & Winery will be bringing their delicious fruit wine.

Square 1 Coffee will have chai, cold brew, and coffee beans available.

Stony Plain Pie Shoppe will have sweet & savoury pies, including tourtierre (plus vegan tourierre) and wheat-free & vegan offerings.

Strathcona Spirits Distillery is back at the market with their gins & vodkas.

Tamarack Jack's Honey and Meadery will be selling their famous mead, as well as glassware.

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 with their full lineup of craft beers, craft sodas, and their brand new gin!

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. They also make their own, organic, gluten free, preservative free, allergy friendly sausages and deli meats. Check out their Facebook page for their weekly specials!

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. They also make their own, organic, gluten free, preservative free, allergy friendly sausages and deli meats. Check out their Facebook page for their weekly specials!

A&B Mini Donuts  will have everyone's favourite summer treat at the market!   Bully Food Truck  will be serving up drool-worthy comfort food using fresh and local ingredients.   Canadian Kettle Corn is  a farmers' market staple and will be selling goodies at the market this week   Dedo's  is back with their tasty schwarmas, poutines, and falafels.   Explore India Food Truck  is on site with mouth-watering Indian food, including vegan & vegetarian options   Fat Franks  will be ready to serve you their delicious hot dogs and smokies with all the fixings!   Orion Event Services Inc., CJ's Fresh squeezed Lemonade  will have Fresh Fruit Chillers and Fresh Brewed Iced Teas.   The Davinci Cone  is returning with their homemade Ice Cream & Italian Ices, plus coffee, tea, mocha, soft drinks & water .   The Lemongrass Grill  will be at the market featuring their authentic Vietnamese cuisine.

A&B Mini Donuts will have everyone's favourite summer treat at the market!

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

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

Dedo's is back with their tasty schwarmas, poutines, and falafels.

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

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

Orion Event Services Inc., CJ's Fresh squeezed Lemonade will have Fresh Fruit Chillers and Fresh Brewed Iced Teas.

The Davinci Cone is returning with their homemade Ice Cream & Italian Ices, plus coffee, tea, mocha, soft drinks & water .

The Lemongrass Grill will be at the market featuring their authentic Vietnamese cuisine.

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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 " Eazy Peazy Pizza Pie ”. You can pick up your copy of the recipe at the Sprouts table when you check in!     RBC  will be in our Sponsor’s tent. RBC is our 2019 Sprouts Ambassador sponsor. The SWEFM is very thankful for sponsors like RBC who allow us to keep the Sprouts Program moving forward and growing to include more and more children in our kids nutritional program.   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 "Eazy Peazy Pizza Pie”. You can pick up your copy of the recipe at the Sprouts table when you check in!

RBC will be in our Sponsor’s tent. RBC is our 2019 Sprouts Ambassador sponsor. The SWEFM is very thankful for sponsors like RBC who allow us to keep the Sprouts Program moving forward and growing to include more and more children in our kids nutritional program.


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.

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.   Dandee Baking  is new to the SWEFM, with their fresh, small batch baking with an Eastern European flair ! Come for the Borscht Bread (beet), Kapusta Bread (sauerkraut), & Medovik (honey cake). This baking is just Like Baba used to make - but with a twist !   Doughnut Party/Moonshine Donuts  is back at the SWEFM with fancy yeast-risen fried doughnuts and cake doughnuts with vegan options available.   Green Thumb Bakery  is a plant-based bakery, providing products free from eggs and dairy, and offers a selection of gluten-free and raw treats.   Loaf Story  will be bringing baguettes, Sourdough Bread, Multigrain Bread, Walnut Bread, Garlic Bread, Gluten free Bread, Almond and Pear mini cake, Cinnamon Bun, Chocolate Brioche, & Croissants.   Sweet Stuff Cakes  is so pleased to be back at SWEFM for the 6th year! They will be offering sandwich cookies, sugar cookies, mini and regular size cupcakes, and buttertarts.   The King of Tarts  will have a scrumptious array of tarts, decorative pies, choux pastry, puff pastry and confectionery.

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.

Dandee Baking is new to the SWEFM, with their fresh, small batch baking with an Eastern European flair ! Come for the Borscht Bread (beet), Kapusta Bread (sauerkraut), & Medovik (honey cake). This baking is just Like Baba used to make - but with a twist !

Doughnut Party/Moonshine Donuts is back at the SWEFM with fancy yeast-risen fried doughnuts and cake doughnuts with vegan options available.

Green Thumb Bakery is a plant-based bakery, providing products free from eggs and dairy, and offers a selection of gluten-free and raw treats.

Loaf Story will be bringing baguettes, Sourdough Bread, Multigrain Bread, Walnut Bread, Garlic Bread, Gluten free Bread, Almond and Pear mini cake, Cinnamon Bun, Chocolate Brioche, & Croissants.

Sweet Stuff Cakes is so pleased to be back at SWEFM for the 6th year! They will be offering sandwich cookies, sugar cookies, mini and regular size cupcakes, and buttertarts.

The King of Tarts will have a scrumptious array of tarts, decorative pies, choux pastry, puff pastry and confectionery.

Dargatz Family Farm  will have bedding plants for sale this week, plus preserves, chickens, and farm-fresh eggs. They will also have fermented sauerkrauts and sauerrubens .   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.   Myco Innovations  will have fresh and dried mushrooms, mushroom home grow kits, mushroom extract tea/coffee, mushroom soup, & mushroom pate.   S4 Greenhouses  will be at the market with a variety of local veggies, including peppers, cucumbers, and their signature juicy tomatoes.   Sow Fresh Market Garden  will be at the three May markets with live plants such as tomatoes, peppers, & eggplants and vegetable bedding plants (broccoli, kale, cabbage, cauliflower, onion, kohlrabi, rutabaga, pumpkin, cucumber, ground-cherry, and more).

Dargatz Family Farm will have bedding plants for sale this week, plus preserves, chickens, and farm-fresh eggs. They will also have fermented sauerkrauts and sauerrubens .

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.

Myco Innovations will have fresh and dried mushrooms, mushroom home grow kits, mushroom extract tea/coffee, mushroom soup, & mushroom pate.

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

Sow Fresh Market Garden will be at the three May markets with live plants such as tomatoes, peppers, & eggplants and vegetable bedding plants (broccoli, kale, cabbage, cauliflower, onion, kohlrabi, rutabaga, pumpkin, cucumber, ground-cherry, and more).

Steve & Dan’s  are back with their tasty selection of BC Fruit

Steve & Dan’s are back with their tasty selection of BC Fruit

HELIX+HIDE sustainable leather goods  will have leather earrings (tassel, lily, leaf, feather), leather necklaces (chokers, statement. lariat), leather baby bibs (which are upcycled, hand-cut and -stitched, reversible, durable, & flexible)., leather wallets (men) and clutches (women), and leather cuffs/bracelets   Knot Your Average  has paracord Dog Collars, leashes, leash splitters, bracelets, key chains, & fabric tug toys.   Meaghan Made  is bringing beautiful wreaths, wood signs, embroidery, & cross stitch pieces.   Razors Edge Mobile Sharpening Service  sharpens knives, scissors, hair cutting shears, gardening tools, axes, chain saws, lawn mower blades, rotary mowers and wood working tools while market attendees visit other vendors at the market. He also sells his homemade knives.   Sassy But Classy By Sue  has self-designed and printed mugs, water bottles, tea towels, magnets, wine glasses, coasters, t-shirts, & infant onesies.   Stitcher Shark  (along with Jerky Shark) has handmade camping and cosplay cloaks & fleece car seat ponchos and other fleece items.   The Lotus Project  has bracelets and malas crafted from natural stones and crystals. Hand crafted wood home accessories which include coasters, charcuterie boards, signs, bracelet stands and bottle holders.   Walloo’s Pawstries  bakes treats for your furry family members, from biscuits to cupcakes to birthday cakes! Waloo's Pawstries is a home pet bakery for dogs, cats and even horses. All treats are homemade with the best natural ingredients and extra love. They also sell essential oils for pets.   Wilmar Farms/ZypChicks  is back with their hemp hearts, hemp face care, hemp hair care, and hemp pain spray. New this year— the ZypChicks have Hemp Granola which is gluten friendly and nut free. Also new, ZypChicks have a hemp oil supplement for all your pets and hemp treats for your dog.

HELIX+HIDE sustainable leather goods will have leather earrings (tassel, lily, leaf, feather), leather necklaces (chokers, statement. lariat), leather baby bibs (which are upcycled, hand-cut and -stitched, reversible, durable, & flexible)., leather wallets (men) and clutches (women), and leather cuffs/bracelets

Knot Your Average has paracord Dog Collars, leashes, leash splitters, bracelets, key chains, & fabric tug toys.

Meaghan Made is bringing beautiful wreaths, wood signs, embroidery, & cross stitch pieces.

Razors Edge Mobile Sharpening Service sharpens knives, scissors, hair cutting shears, gardening tools, axes, chain saws, lawn mower blades, rotary mowers and wood working tools while market attendees visit other vendors at the market. He also sells his homemade knives.

Sassy But Classy By Sue has self-designed and printed mugs, water bottles, tea towels, magnets, wine glasses, coasters, t-shirts, & infant onesies.

Stitcher Shark (along with Jerky Shark) has handmade camping and cosplay cloaks & fleece car seat ponchos and other fleece items.

The Lotus Project has bracelets and malas crafted from natural stones and crystals. Hand crafted wood home accessories which include coasters, charcuterie boards, signs, bracelet stands and bottle holders.

Walloo’s Pawstries bakes treats for your furry family members, from biscuits to cupcakes to birthday cakes! Waloo's Pawstries is a home pet bakery for dogs, cats and even horses. All treats are homemade with the best natural ingredients and extra love. They also sell essential oils for pets.

Wilmar Farms/ZypChicks is back with their hemp hearts, hemp face care, hemp hair care, and hemp pain spray. New this year— the ZypChicks have Hemp Granola which is gluten friendly and nut free. Also new, ZypChicks have a hemp oil supplement for all your pets and hemp treats for your dog.