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Volume 19, Number 10                              July 2, 2016       

Maritza Marcantonio, Editor


This Weeks Market!

This Week's Event

Join us this Saturday as we celebrate our 26th birthday with a huge birthday party! Stop by our Events Tent at 10:30am for our cake cutting ceremony with special guests and lots and lots of cake!  

Information Section

Thank you to everyone who came out to our first ever Carp Herb Festival this past Sunday June 26th. We hope you enjoyed your visit and look forward to bringing you another special event this coming August 13th and 14th for our Annual Garlic Festival!

We also held our first ever Pesto Contest this past weekend. Here's a list of our talented winners and honourable mentions!

Traditional Pesto:

1st - Inez McCreery - Almonte

2nd - Lorraine Laflamme - Ottawa

Creative Pesto:

1st - Inez McCreery - Almonte

2nd - Loreena Dobson - Cobden

HM - Donna Davidson - Lanark


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.

If you would like to receive this newsletter electronically   go to our website and click on Newsletter at the top of the page. You can also “like” us on Facebook (Carp Farmers’ Market) and follow us on Twitter (@Carp_Market) to receive up to the date news on all upcoming Market events. NEW this season, follow us on Instagram (@carpfarmersmarket) for fun photos featuring everything you love about the Carp Market!


Upcoming Events

July 9 – Tomato Day. Come sample the season’s most diverse and fresh tomatoes our vendors have to offer.

July 16 – Kin Vineyards Wine Day. Come meet our very own local wine vendors, learn more about their vineyard and taste their wine!

July 23 – Honey Day. Learn all about the honeybee and more!

July 30 – KIDS’ CLUB. Bead Day! Come and make your own bracelet or necklace!

August 6 – Cooking Demo. With Dobson’s Grass-Fed Beef Farm.

August 13th & 14th – Garlic Festival! Join us Saturday August 13th from 8am to 3pm and Sunday August 14th, from 10am to 3pm for our annual Garlic Festival! Shop from 100+ local vendors, eat at our international food court and take part in our special garlic themed events! Admission and parking to the festival are FREE and we are wheelchair accessible! 


This Weeks Recipe

Mixed Berry Salad


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!