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Carp Farmers' Market

Volume 20, Number 7                               June 11, 2016       

Maritza Marcantonio, Editor


This Weeks Market!

This Week's Event

Sampling Day: Spring Greens! Come sample the season’s freshest spring greens at our special sampling day event. Our sampling tent is located at the rear of the Exhibit Hall. Get expert recipe advice and tips from the farmers themselves! 

Some exciting news coming out of our Carp Market family! We'd like to extend a huge congratulations to our vendors Stella Luna Gelato Café who won bronze at the Americas competition of the Gelato World Tour in Chicago this past weekend! You can find them and their delicious gelato this Saturday from 8am to 1pm!

Also don't forget to stop by our Hostess Booth and pick up your complimentary copy of this year's Explore magazine. Be sure to read our Q&A on what we think makes our market so special!

Information Section

The Carp Farmers’ Market is the largest producer based Farmers’ Market in Eastern Ontario! The Market is open every Saturday from May until the end of October from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine. Entrance and parking are free and the market is wheelchair-accessible.

For all the up to the date news on our Market and info on upcoming events, be sure to “like” us onFacebook (@Carp Farmers’ Market), follow us on Twitter (@Carp_Market) and Instagram(@carpfarmersmarket)!


Upcoming Events

June 18 -Father’s Day - First 100 dads get a special gift! PLUS – the Ottawa Valley Wood Turners will be on hand turning wood into beautiful bowls and other unique items.

June 25 - Strawberry Social + Fill the Wagon Food Drive & KIDS’ CLUB. The West Carleton Food Access Centre will be here collecting non-perishable food items as they attempt to fill the hay wagon with donations! Also, sample the season’s freshest strawberries at our Strawberry Social. PLUS – The KIDS’ CLUB will be celebrating Canada Day with games, contests and a paint-your-own birdhouse booth!

***June 26 – 1st Annual Carp Herb Festival! NEW THIS SEASON! Join us Sunday June 26th from 10am to 3pm for our 1st annual Herb Festival. Featuring more than 80+ vendors, a tea tasting table, cooking demos, key note speaker – Carol McGrath (Herbalist), FREE Yoga class, pesto contest, live music, FREE parking & FREE admission!


This Weeks Recipe

Kale & Fennel Salad with Lemon Dill Dressing


A refreshing summer salad in honour of our special spring green sampling day!