Farmers and Vendors at the Village Market Saturday September 20, 2014
Open Saturdays only 8:00 - 1:30
It's tomato time at the Village Market -- from local organic farmer Peter Seenath. Right: Christine and Eric bringing their baby, Ethan, to the Market for the first time.
Farmers and Growers:
FARMER: Mike Lanigan features a large array of home-grown organic vegetables, as well as organic beef from his own certified organic herd. Mike will also have some imported fruit and produce to complete the selection during those times of year when a complete range of organic produce is not available from local sources.
FARMER: Country Meadows Farm: Angelo and Linda sell organic olives and olive oil from Angelo's family farm in Greece, as well as dried mountain oregano. Angelo and Linda also raise fresh organic heritage vegetables and goats and turkeys at their local family farm near Queensville, Ontario. Country Meadows is usually at the Market every week.
GROWER: Elizabeth Foers is usually at the Market every week with organic sprouts and wheat grass
FARMER: Achim Mohssem-Beyk, from Prince Edward County is usually at the market every week with vegetables and meats and eggs from his own farm. Achim expects to have strawberries, lettuce and green garlic starting June 21st.
FARMER: Bio-Visions Farm (Henk Verhoeven from Grand Valley) is usually at the Market every Saturday with local bio-dynamic meats, vegetables and eggs from his farm near Grand Valley Ontario.
FARMER: Jim and Maureen Giffen, from Minesing (north of Barrie), are at the Market regularly. Jim and Maureen have a mixed farm with animals and greenhouses and root vegetables.
FARMER: Gaille Lieberthal, from Guelph is usually at the Market offering an array of certified organic meats, (lamb, beef, chicken). dairy products, organic, raw milk cheeses, organic grains, coffee, baking, deli meats, maple syrup and more this week. A lot of what Gaille sells is not from her own farm and is certified organic. However the maple syrup, which is from her farm is not certified organic. Gaille also sells smoked local freshwater fish fillets from Ontario. This fish is recognized as sustainable by Ocean Wise. Orders taken at the market and at: 905.854.2697
FARMER: Peter Seenath, from Brampton, is at the Market regularly with certified organic vegetables from his garden. Peter is usually at the Market every week.
Baking and Prepared Foods:
CAFE: Mayda Baghboudrian usually has a range of mostly raw vegetarian entrees as well as pita sandwiches, salads and take-home items like hummus as well as raw cakes and other treats.
CAFE, BAKER: ARWK (Steve and Cecille), who sell fresh baking and ready to eat roti and other Carribean-style delicacies, will be at the market every other week now. Schedule: Sept 13
BAKER, CAFE: Gluten Free Products from Molly B's are usually at the Market every week. Products include fresh crepes, crepe mixes, fresh baking & jams. Latest gluten free innovation from Molly B's is a line of gluten free breads. At the Market Molly B's also often sells ready to eat crepes and omelettes.
BAKER: Vitold Kreutzer is at the market with breads, cookies and brownies, mostly made with organic ingredients. Vitold is rarely absent, even though he has a long drive to get here from the Owen Sound area.
BAKER: Tan's Artisan Bakery is usually at the Market with their own original breads and treats.
MAKER: Live2Eat is an up-and-coming Catering Company with an emphasis on Local, Organic and Sustainable Ingredients. We bring a diverse selection of speciality Gluten Free, Grain Free and Dairy Free goodies that are not only delicious but packed with nutrition. Try our Handcrafted Almond Cookies, Tapioca Pudding, Flourless Chocolate Cake, Almond Tea Cake, Raw Truffles and many others. Please Visit- http://live2eatcatering.com/ . We will have this wonderful Organic, Grass-Fed and Pasture-Raised Ghee available for sale at the market this week: http://www.purityfarms.com/. Schedule: Sept. 20
THERAPIST: Sole to Soul reflexology is usually at the Market every other week. Schedule: Schedule: Sept 20
Makers, Resellers, Crafters and Therapists:
RESELLER: Dael Wilson sells apples from local organic farms, apple juice, and wild blueberries. He plans to be at the market most Saturdays now, leading up to Christmas.
MAKER: Lili Golbous offers hand-made crafts and purses, etc.
RESELLER: Chaim Gilad will be at the Market this week with special coffee and other products containing beneficial mushroom extracts. Note: This coffee is not certified organic.
RESELLER: Honeycombe botanicals will be at the Market this week with beeswax products from skin creams to pollen to candles.
RESELLER: Styrian Gold pumpkin seed oil is usually at the Market every week.
RESELLER: Paul Ciaravella is usually at the Market every week with food supplement products and health books.
RESELLER: Mervyn Fogelman will have dried fruits and nuts from South Africa. Not certified organic. Mervyn is usually at the Market every Saturday.
RESELLER: Susan Kliem is usually at the Market every week with her Shaklee cleaning products.
COCONUT Advocate: Edward K sells versatile coconut products and offers suggestions for their use. Gourmet grade Virgin Coconut Oil for Raw Food preparations, Bio-Pure Virgin Coconut cooking Oils, Coconut Jams, Coconut water from Baby Green Coconuts, Coconut nectars, Coconut flours, Coconut beauty & skin care are just some of the traditional hand made products unrefined and natural --- quality premium made in small batches that supports small farmers. All products are (COR) Canadian Organic Regime and USDA organic plus other pending organic certification. Latest Vegan and Coconut Derived food products are Red Palm Oil, Paleolithic Coconut Diet Sports Bar, Probiotic Coconut Bars, Premium Quality Coconut based MCT Oil, and Nutri-Oil for Raw Foodist and Vegan Lovers. Please visit http://www.coconutresearchcenter.org. Ed is usually at the Market every week.
THERAPIST: Sole to Soul Reflexology is usually at the Market every other week. Schedule: Sept. 20.
THERAPIST: Cherylin Gilad usually does energy work for clients every week.
MAKER: of Fur Hats, Gloves and Slippers, Gennady Shofman is usually at the market every week, but now he's back.
The following vendors will be away these weeks:
MAKER, RESELLER: Oli Ullman sells salt lamps and body ecology diet foods. Here is Oli's schedule for the next little while: Sept 27 and then possibly every two weeks after that.
THERAPIST: Birgitta Adrian-Morley is a registered Homeopath and a registered Holistic Nutritionist. She will be offering health testing at the Market. Birgitta's schedule is: Sept 27, Oct 11
MAKER, RESELLER: Monieca's original artwork and greeting cards, every other Saturday. www.monieca.com www.monieca.teamasea.com
MAKER: Hulda Gislason is usually at the market selling selling green drinks, and raw food ingredients. Back Sept. 27
MAKER: Akemi of Akemi Designs handmakes gemstone fashion jewellery and felted wool and silk scarves.
CAFE: Clay Pot Catering, - Indian Inspired organic and natural cuisine by Mrs. Abbas. For details please call 905-420-8558 (if busy please leave a message) or visit us online to view her full menu at www.claypotcatering.com, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Schedule: TBD
MAKER: Sue Ellen Parrott wil be at the Market this week with sweet and savoury delicacies. Schedule: TBD
THERAPIST: Jean Louie, Hand reflexology, massage therapy, etc. Schedule: TBD.
FARMER: Urban Harvest: was back with seeds and bedding plants. Schedule: Spring 2015
FARMER: Linda Kapeleris: Linda will bring plants for your garden again in Spring 2015.
MAKER: Eva Cabaca may be at the Market with her popular prepared raw foods. Schedule: TBD
this page updated Sept 14, 2014
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Brief Introduction to the Village Market
With more than 30 vendors including eight organic farmers,The Village Market offers an unusually wide selection of organic foods, from fresh greens to root vegetables, apples, fruits, milk, yogurt, beef, chicken and salami. We also feature a food-court style cafe with offerings from a number of different vendors of ready to eat food. Live music is another frequent attraction at the Village Market.
The Market is open Saturdays ONLY from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm, all year round except that we're closed after Christmas for one Saturday only.
Getting to the Village Market by public transit from Toronto: Take the TTC Subway to Finch station. Then take the #88 (Bathurst) bus from Finch Station. Check the bus schedule at the York Region Transit (YRT) website. Get off at Teefy, cross Bathurst, and walk down from the Toronto Waldorf School's parking lot, down the footpath or down the drive to the school. The market is in the lower level of the school.
Above: Paula Red local organic apples
Lemon cucumbers, eggplants, Sept 6, 2014
Achim Mohssem-Beyk's pepper and tomatoes
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