Community Markets / North Saanich Flavour Trail

Flavour Trail starts at the North Saanich Farm Market

North Saanich Farm Market
Saturday morning, 9:30 a.m – 12:30 p.m.
@ St. Johns United Church, 10990 West Saanich Road, North Saanich
www.northsaanichfarmmarket.ca
It’s the North Saanich Flavour Trail weekend!  As in previous years, our market will be the starting-off point. In addition to lots of new and returning vendors (as well as all our regulars), you can come to the market to get your program for the tour.  Hedgerow Press will be back, as will the Deep Cove Weavers and Spinners and hopefully, Ed Banas with his wonderful local honey!  Music by Water in the Crawl Space.  And a great dinner starts at the North Saanich Farm Market too. We’ll have Sweet Yellow and Peaches’n’Cream corn from Silver Rill this week.  Summer fruit season has moved into early apples and golden plums.  Tomato season is in full swing, with lots of heirloom and cherry tomatoes, as well as sweet basil, summer squash (yellow and green zucchinis, pattypans), great garlic, new potatoes, fresh greens (mixed salad, lettuces, kales), beans and beets, early winter squash, crafts (knitted goods, hand-sewn dresses and bags, jewelry, garden art), preserves and baking; beautiful flowers; local organic meat and poultry products and eggs; and live music to listen (or dance!) to.

Peninsula Country Market
Saturday morning, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
@ Saanich Fairground, 1528 Stelly’s Cross Road, Saanichton
www.peninsulacountrymarket.ca
The Peninsula Country Market is back for another week of farm fresh food and fun!  Be prepared for a lycra storm – Jazzercise at the Market starts at 10:20 a.m. This week’s music: Out Stealing Mules. On that note, next weekend is the annual Saanich Fair – this year’s theme is “The Donkey – Hee Haw” – which means the market is closed for the Labour Day weekend but back again on September 7 through to the Thanksgiving weekend.  Check out our new market video at www.peninsulacountrymarket.ca or on Facebook www.facebook.com/PeninsulaCountryMarket.

Sidney Street Market
Thursday evening, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Next market: August 29
Along Beacon Avenue in Downtown Sidney
www.facebook.com/SidneyStreetMarket
Next week is the final week of this bustling street market.

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