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Join the Resolution!

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Join the Resolution!

While you enjoyed your holiday festivities and delicious treats, our farmers and vendors saved some goodies for you, so get out to our weekly Wednesday Farmers Market from 11-3 and kick off those New Year’s resolutions. Local Farmers and food producers are also here every Saturday and Sunday too! Add specific actions to your routine to make your resolutions successful. Instead of “eat more healthy”, think about a short to-do list. 1.Make a list of 6 easy go-to menus. 2.Shop at a Farmers’ Market weekly. 3. Make dinner at home three times a week.

We will get you started:

SPROUTS & MUSHROOMS:

Salt Spring Island Sprouts and Mushrooms – is a certified organic, small family farm located on the majestic gulf islands. They take the time to grow the most beautiful and high quality medicinal mushrooms on the market.

MEAT:

Ravenstone Farm – produces a wide range of hand crafted products using high quality, natural ingredients. They use the best available products; locally raised meats (most raised on their farm), superior seasonings, sea salt, herbs and produce.
VEGGIES:
Sun Trio Farm – leafy greens, sprouts, pea shoots, carrots, sunchokes and more!

NEW VENDOR:

Legacy Woodcrafts offer unique and unusual cutting boards made from hand picked Figured Western Broadleaf Maple. They are harvested or salvaged using the most ecologically sound techniques.

Wednesday January 8th Farmers’ Market Vendors: Cottlestone Apiary, Legacy Woodcrafts, Suntrio Farm, The Grain Free Pantry, Amuse Gourmet Foods, Zed Squared Foods, Salt Spring Island Sprouts and Mushrooms, Ravenstone Farm Artisan Meats & Infuse Herbals

NEWS:
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Vikram Vij – FREE DEMO!

Food fans will have a special reason to visit the  Market on January 8th, 2014! Celebrated Indian chef Vikram Vij ofVij’s will be making a special guest appearance and putting on a live cooking demo from 12pm-1pm in the Community Kitchen followed by a book signing at Vij’s Sutra from 1pm-2pm. “I’ll be cooking a recipe that’s very close to my heart’ my Vij’s Family Chicken Curry,” says Vij. “It’s a recipe we’ve used for generations and my wish is to share it with families in Canada so they can enjoy it together as well”.

Little Sprouts Returns!
Saturday, January 11th 12pm-3pm: Farm to Table Game – Match the animals to their food.
Little Sprouts is a weekly kids program offering free arts and educational every Saturday in the Community Kitchen, the heart of the market from 12-3. This program is designed to encourage children and their parents to use their creativity while learning about nature, food, farming and healthy eating. Children are a very important part of our sustainable future. Little Sprouts provides an opportunity for children to discover new foods and learn where they come from. In addition to arts and crafts, Little Sprouts will offer scavenger hunts, market bingo, food science and more.
*For children and their families.  Children must be accompanied by an adult*

See you soon!

Locally yours,
The Victoria Public Market at the Hudson 

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