Market Veggies – Oct 11

With Thanksgiving just around the corner it’s a perfect time to slow down, reflect, and express gratitude for all that is amazing in our lives. The CCFN Mobile Markets has had an amazing summer and we owe a huge thanks to our community. So thank you to every shopper, member, community partner, volunteer and to our Farm Partners!


Many of us will be feasting this weekend so make sure to come stock up on some of the freshest veggies around. As usual we will have a fine assortment from our farm partner, Fresh Roots Urban Farm and an abundance of other tasty items including:

  • Avocados
  • Various Apples (Grown in BC)
  • Bananas (Organic)
  • Cantaloupes (Grown in California)
  • Grapes (Grown in California)
  • Green Beans (Grown in BC)
  • Honeydews (Grown in California)
  • Mangoes
  • Bosc Pears (Grown in BC)
  • Broccoli (Grown in BC)
  • Red Onion (Grown in Washington)
  • Red Potatoes (Grown in BC)
  • Sweet Potatoes (Grown in BC)
  • Yams (Grown in BC)
  • Parsnips (Grown in BC)
  • Assorted Squash (Grown in BC)
  • Mini Pumpkins (Grown in BC)
  • Taiwan Cabbage (Grown in BC)
  • Cucumber (Grown in BC)
  • Purple Top Turnips (Grown in BC)

So make sure to head down to this Saturday’s mobile market locations to stock up. From 10:00am-12:00pm, we’ll be at Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House (Victoria Dr. and 24th ave.) and from 2-4pm, we’ll be at Orchard Park (Nanaimo St. and 45th ave.). Don’t forget to sample some of the delicious recipes at Orchard Park’s tasting kitchen – you may have seen this event advertised through the Sustenance Festival. See you at the market!

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