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Featured Herb Festival Vendors

Featured Herb Festival Vendors

The Second Annual Carp Herb Festival will be highlighting our fabulous line up of season and daily vendors who grow and use herbs in their products Waratah Downs has all your favourite culinary herb babies to stock up your garden along with lots of salad greens and...

Herb of The Year 2017:  Coriander/Cilantro

Herb of The Year 2017: Coriander/Cilantro

Cilantro or Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) is the herb of the year for 2017 as announced by the International Herb Association.  It isn’t a rule, however, I’ve found that generally in recipes coriander refers to the round seed and cilantro refers to the fresh leaves;...

Pesto Contest

Pesto Contest

Our feature herb at this year's Festival is BASIL.  In its honour we are holding a Pesto Contest. Below are the deatils. The Carp Herb Festival Pesto Contest is open to all - vendors, customers, the general public. .Categories are Best Traditional, Most Creative...

Carp Herb Festival

Carp Herb Festival

On Sunday, June 26, 2016 the Carp Farmers Market Association (CFMA) will host the first annual Carp Herb Festival on the grounds of the Carp Fair Grounds. This event will help fill the void left when the owners of the Herb Garden in Almonte decided they would no...

Carp Farmers' Market FAQ's

Q. What are your hours?

A.We are open Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. from May to October plus have special markets throughout the year.

Q. Is there an Admission charge?

A. No, it is FREE to get into the market.

Q. How much is parking?

A. Parking is FREE and we have wheelchair access.

Q. How many vendors do you have?

A. We have over 100 vendors, something for everyone!

Q. How can I become a Vendor?

A. We would be happy to have you as a vendor, please visit our "Becoming a Vendor" page for more information.

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