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Carp Farmers' Market

Volume 22, Number 14                              August 4, 2018       

Maritza Marcantonio, Editor


This Weeks Market!

This Week's Event

This Saturday is Birder Day! Come learn more about local birds with our vendor Russell Corbett.

Information Section

Have you heard about our Garlic Festival?

You're invited to the Annual Carp Farmers' Market Garlic Festival! Taking place for two days only in August, come take part in a truly unique local event!

Open Saturday, August 11th, from 8am to 3pm and Sunday, August 12th, 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 a rundown of 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!

• Kids Activity Tent 

• Live music

• FREE parking

• FREE admission

• Wheelchair accessible

• Pet friendly (all dogs must be kept on a maximum 6-foot leash)

Stay tuned for more details on what special Garlic Festival Events will be taking place.


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 11 & 12 – Garlic Festival! For 2 days join us as we celebrate anything and everything garlic! With extended hours Saturday, August 11th from 8am to 3pm & Sunday, August 12th, 10am to 3pm take part in our special Garlic Festival themed events and shop from over 100 local vendors! As always parking and admission are FREE, we are wheelchair accessible and pet friendly!

August 18 – Cooking Demo. Special cooking demo with chef and vendor Tasha or Tasha's Table! 

August 25 – 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 1: Pottery Day. Special pottery demo with our vendor Lis Alison of Pine Ridge Studio.

September 8: Alpaca Day! Back by popular demand, come meet the furry and adorable alpacas from Cheff Fields Farm! Also learn more about alpaca wool and weaving.


This Weeks Recipe

Healthy Bulgur Wheat Tabouli


Tabouli is a perfect salad to enjoy on a hot summer day. It makes use of so many wonderful summer foods and is super healthy too!