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Carp Farmers' Market

Volume 21, Number 21                               September 30, 2017       

Maritza Marcantonio, Editor


This Weeks Market!

This Week's Event

Harvest Celebration + KIDS' CLUB! Join us for our annual Harvest Celebration where we celebrate the bountiful fall harvest with special fall-themed events!

Enter our Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win a pumpkin + carving kit. Enter our Turkey Draw for a chance to win a turkey just in time for Thanksgiving! Stop by KIDS’ Book CLUB corner and choose a book + make your own bookmark!

Aboriginal drum performance, smudging ceremony and retelling of the traditional Iroquois story of the three sister’s taking place at 11am (Events Tent). Help us raise money for Minwaashin Lodge with a 3-sister’s soup fundraiser starting at 11:30am.

First 50 customers to visit the market on Saturday will receive a FREE Carp Market reusable tote bag!!

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.

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

October 7 - Happy Thanksgiving! Celebrate Thanksgiving by entering our pie contest honoring the late Margaret Hobbs. Pie contest is open to all – vendors and customers. Pie must be pumpkin/squash variety and homemade. One entry per person. If you wish to enter our pie contest please drop your pie off at our Events Tent by 11am. Plus check out the Expressions of Art - Art Show by members of the West Carleton Arts Society in the Agricultural Hall.

October 14 - Harvest Dish Cook-Off. Help our vendors raise money for the West Carleton Food Access Centre by sampling and purchasing a bowl of your favourite heritage dish.

October 21 - Birder Day. Learn more about local birds and feeding them during the winter. 

October 28 - Halloween Spooktacular KIDS' CLUB event! Trick-or-treat from booth to booth and visit our Haunted Barn located in the Rotunda of the Exhibit Hall. Enter our costume contest – open to kids and pets- judging takes place at 11am at the entrance to the Haunted Barn.


This Weeks Recipe

Pumpkin Seed Overnight Oats



Healthy and delicious, one serving of these overnight oats is half of your daily-recommended dose of fibre!