Recipes

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.
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.
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...
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 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 Veggie Ratatouille
byEnnio Marcantonio|August 27, 2014
Grilled veggie ratatouille is a quick and easy way to incorporate vegetables into your diet and can be served warm alongside your favourite BBQ main dishes or on its own as a light dinner.
Kale & Fennel Salad with Lemon Dill Dressing
byMaritza Marcantonio|June 8, 2016
A refreshing salad in honour of our special spring green sampling day! This versatile salad can be made with your favourite type of salad greens. Canadian Living magazine suggests that if you prefer to substitute the baby kale, you can...
Kale Chips
byDon Henderson|July 11, 2014
These kale chips are a great source of vitamin C and in particular lutein for improved eysight. . . . .
Mexican Chopped Salad
byDon Henderson|August 15, 2014
A summery salad that is perfect for a weekend BBQ and features a multitude of colourful ingredients!
Mexican Corn & Black Bean Salad
byMaritza Marcantonio|August 3, 2016
Nothing beats a BBQ on a hot summer day. Pair your BBQ meal with this tasty corn salad and you’ve got a match made in heaven. Corn is also in season so be sure to stop by the market...
Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Peppers
byMaritza Marcantonio|August 24, 2016
Bell peppers are a super nutritious and delicious way to get your daily dose of Vitamin C. Did you know red bell peppers have 3 times more Vitamin C than orange juice? Bell peppers are also in season and available at...
Mixed Berry Salad
byMaritza Marcantonio|June 30, 2016
One of the greatest parts about Ontario summers is the amazingly fresh and delicious berries. This recipe take from Foodland Ontario combines fresh local berries with a mint ginger syrup to enhance their natural flavour!
Moroccan Chickpeas & Couscous Salad
byMaritza Marcantonio|August 31, 2016
The combination of exotic spices, couscous, chickpeas and in-season tomatoes and cucumbers will transport you to sunny Morocco! Making this dish with legumes (chickpeas) and grains make it a great vegetarian dish option!
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.

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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!

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