farmer’s market

Cooking with rhubarb

Cooking with rhubarb

Now that we are well into spring (almost summer) I have been seeing tons of rhubarb at the farmer’s market and grocery stores. Rhubarb isn’t something that I grew up eating. In fact, when I first tried it I found it quite sour and didn’t care much for it. But I saw it at the(…)

The CityPlace farmer’s market

The CityPlace farmer’s market

I have been having such a fun time visiting the different farmer’s markets that I’m going to visit as many as I can before the summer ends. It’s also an opportunity to check out the different items that each farmer’s market offers and the vibe of each one. Today’s market was the CityPlace farmer’s market(…)

The John Street farmer’s market

The John Street farmer’s market

One of the things that I’m starting to notice are farmer’s markets that are open in the afternoon (from 3:30-7pm). What a great option to be able to visit a farmer’s market on the way home from work. An example of such a market is the John Street Farmers’ Market. It’s a market that I(…)

The Nathan Phillips Square farmer’s market

The Nathan Phillips Square farmer’s market

This morning, I woke up early to visit the farmer’s market at Nathan Phillips Square (aka Toronto City Hall) for my search for Ontario heirloom cherry tomatoes. This is one of the bigger farmer’s markets in the downtown core and consists of 20 stalls with people selling flowers, honey, bread, beef jerky and all sorts(…)

Ontario heirloom cherry tomatoes

Ontario heirloom cherry tomatoes

Although it hasn’t really felt like summer out her in Toronto this year, there is one thing always marks the summer season – farmer’s markets. It’s hard to believe that there is only a couple more months that these markets will be around as most of them pack it in when fall rolls around. I(…)