Recipes

Asian Style Rainbow Chard Wraps
byMaritza Marcantonio|July 30, 2017
You may have seen this gorgeously colourful veggie on the stands of our farmer’s recently. Check out this vegetarian recipe that uses rainbow chard in a delicious and healthy wrap!
Asparagus, Spinach & Feta Quiche
byMaritza Marcantonio|May 14, 2017
A simple, yet savoury, quiche that combines the freshest asparagus of the spring season with spinach and feta. This vegetarian spring quiche is perfect for brunch or a light dinner.
Baked Kohlrabi Fries with Greek Tzatziki
byMaritza Marcantonio|July 16, 2017
If you’ve been to the market the past couple of weeks, you most likely noticed a peculiar knobby purple or green looking vegetable. This veggie, known as kohlrabi, is super versatile with a taste similar to broccoli stems or...
Berry Almond Spring Greens Salad
byMaritza Marcantonio|June 4, 2017
In honour of our Spring Greens Sampling Day, here’s a recipe that is sure to be a great addition to any spring meal. This salad has everything – sweet berries, crunchy almonds, creamy cheese and the freshest mixed greens! If...
Black Bean Salsa
byMaritza Marcantonio|June 18, 2017
In honour of our Herb Festival Salsa Contest here’s a filling and hearty black bean salsa perfect for a summertime snack!
Blueberry Feta Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing
byMaritza Marcantonio|July 20, 2016
Now in season, you’ll be able to snatch up some fresh local blueberry’s to toss in a colourful salad like this one! The combination of blueberries, feta, almonds and mixed greens is sure to become a favourite.
Blueberry Lemonade
byDon Henderson|August 1, 2014
What better way to celebrate the August long weekend than with this delicious twist on the summer classic!
Butternut Squash Pasta Carbonara
byMaritza Marcantonio|October 19, 2016
This recipe is sure to become a staple fall meal! Delicious and creamy, it’s rich, hearty and a great blend of fall flavours.
Canada Day Strawberry Popsicles
byMaritza Marcantonio|June 24, 2017
These popsicles are the perfect treat for Canada Day! Not only are they sweet and delicious, these popsicles combine healthy Greek yogurt with juicy in-season strawberries!
Charred Corn & Tomato Salad
byMaritza Marcantonio|August 17, 2016
This recipe taken from Canadian Living combines 2 in-season veggies – corn & tomatoes! For the most robust smoky, spicy flavour they recommend seeding the tomatoes, which would otherwise dilute the vinaigrette. Reserve the sauce from the can of chipotle chilies; you'll need...
Cheese & Garlic Pull-Apart Bread
byMaritza Marcantonio|August 7, 2017
An instant hit – this recipe is cheekily nicknamed Crack Bread for being so addictive! Great for sharing with a crowd or a centerpiece for dinner paired with a salad.
Chocolate Saltine Cracker Toffee Bars
byMaritza Marcantonio|November 30, 2016
Simple but addictive, these chocolate saltine cracker toffee bars taste amazing and are sure to be a hit with the whole family. Just make sure you have plenty to share!
Chunky Tomato Salsa
byEnnio Marcantonio|August 21, 2014
Serve this salsa as part of an antipasto assortment or as a relish for hamburgers, pork chops or steak.
Cinnamon Roasted Pecan Butternut Squash
byMaritza Marcantonio|October 5, 2016
An easy, simple and sweet recipe that combines the season’s freshest squash with a recipe perfect for your Thanksgiving dinner!
Country Apple Fritter Bread
byMaritza Marcantonio|September 14, 2016
Fall is just around the corner and apples are in season! This recipe combines apples with a fluffy and buttery cake loaf filled with layers of brown sugar and cinnamon!
Fresh Basil Pesto
byMaritza Marcantonio|June 22, 2016
In honour of our 1st ever Carp Herb Festival and our Pesto Contest, here's a recipe using our featured herb, basil!
Garlic Parmesan Zucchini Pasta
byMaritza Marcantonio|July 23, 2017
An easy summer dish that is not only super colourful but super healthy as well! Even better – it only takes 20 minutes to make!
Garlic Risotto with Baby Peas and Truffle Oil
byDon Henderson|July 2, 2014
This dish is a great way to sample the bounty from your trip to the Garlic Festival. If you are lucky you can find some fresh peas on your trip to the Market as well!
Grandma’s Chewy Gingersnap Cookies
byDon Henderson|December 3, 2015
Grilled Radishes
byMaritza Marcantonio|June 14, 2017
A twist on an often-overlooked vegetable, these grilled radishes take the common roasted radish to a whole new level! Serve this up with your favourite BBQ dish for a perfect ‘beginning of summer’ meal (because who wants to use the...
Carp Farmers' Market FAQ's

Q. What are your hours?

A.We are open Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. from May to October plus have special markets throughout the year.

Q. Is there an Admission charge?

A. No, it is FREE to get into the market.

Q. How much is parking?

A. Parking is FREE and we have wheelchair access.

Q. How many vendors do you have?

A. We have over 100 vendors, something for everyone!

Q. How can I become a Vendor?

A. We would be happy to have you as a vendor, please visit our "Becoming a Vendor" page for more information.

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