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Carp Farmers' Market

Volume 21, Number 14                               August 5, 2017       

Maritza Marcantonio, Editor


This Weeks Market!

This Week's Event

Come take part in our Kombucha Day! Learn all about the health benefits of Kombucha with our vendors Artizen Kombucha, this Saturday, August the 5th, from 8am to 1pm!

Also to check out this weekend - the Capital BBQFest will be taking place on the Fairgrounds this Saturday with BBQ demos, contests, bands and of course BBQ'd food! 

Information Section

Have you heard about our Annual Garlic FestivalTaking place for two days only in August, come take part in a truly unique local event! Open Saturday, August 12th, from 8am to 3pm and Sunday, August 13th, from 10am to 3pm come shop from your favourite Carp Market vendors as well as a group of hand-picked Garlic Festival vendors! Enjoy the summer weather as you shop local and participate in our special garlic-themed events!

Here's what you can expect:
- 100+ LOCAL vendors 
- International food court
- Cooking demos
- Info sessions
- Garlic braiding contest
- Garlic taste testing
- Garlic shots - Test your bravery at our garlic shots table
- FREE parking
- FREE admission
- First 100 customers on both days will get a Carp Market tote bag!
- Wheelchair accessible
- Pet friendly (all dogs must be kept on a maximum 6-foot leash)

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 up to the date news on all upcoming market events, please “like” us on Facebook (Carp Farmers’ Market) and follow us on Twitter (@Carp_Market). You can also follow us on Instagram (@carpfarmersmarket) for fun photos featuring everything you love about the Carp Market!


Upcoming Events

August 12 + 13 – Garlic Festival! Join us for our annual 2-day festival where we celebrate all things garlic! Open Saturday August 12th from 8am to 3pm and Sunday August 13th from 10am to 3pm. Shop from 100+ LOCAL vendors, eat at our international food court and take part in special garlic-themed events. Events include garlic taste testing, garlic shots, garlic braiding and cooking demos! As always, parking and admission are FREE!

August 19 – Corn Day! Come sample the season’s freshest LOCAL corn from our 3 corn vendors at our corn roast! Plus check out some local art at the Art on the Grass Art Show taking place in the Horse Ring.

August 26 – Tomato Day + KIDS’ CLUB! Sample tomatoes from our local vendors and take part in our KIDS’ CLUB Doll + Teddy Bear Day! Come make your own flower mobile and get your doll or teddy bear fixed by Dr. Lox and Nurse Marg.

September 2 - Gourmet Grilled Cheese. Come check out a fancy and delicious gourmet grilled cheese demo with our vendor's Heather's Hearth. 

September 9 - Alpaca Day! Come meet the furry alpacas from Cheff Fields Farm and learn more about alpaca wool and weaving.


This Weeks Recipe

Asian Style Rainbow Chard Wraps 


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!