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BC strawberries

BC strawberries – Walker’s Own just informed us that they’ll have BC strawberries at our next market day on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.. Strawberries and ice cream, strawberry shortcake, rhubarb/strawberry cobbler – so many great ways to enjoy them.

2017 season starts in 11 days

Yupp, our 2017 season starts in 11 days with many returning vendors and exciting new ones as well. Check back to see our updated vendor list and we hope to see you on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 3:30-7:00PM..

2016 season starts tomorrow

So many changes and so much news to tell.  First, we are starting our 25th year of continuous operations and are Calgary’s oldest and largest outdoor seasonal farmers’ market – in fact, we are Calgary’s oldest approved farmers’ market. Even … Continue reading

Our 25th Anniversary

Yupp, the Grassroots Deerfoot Farmers Market is starting into it’s 25th season of continuous operations in Calgary in 2016.. We are Calgary’s oldest and longest continuously running seasonal farmers’ market and are excited to have moved to our new location … Continue reading

It’s that time of year again. Enjoy the harvest long after fall by pickling and preserving

From our Facebook page – It's that time of year again. Enjoy the harvest long after fall by pickling and preserving.

’tis the season for Ice Cream Bucket Refridgerator Pickles

With so much wonderful fresh, local produce available at our market, it’s a great time to try your hand at making some Ice Cream Bucket Refrigerator Pickles. This is a recipe that’s been handed down that’s so easy to make … Continue reading

A scrumptious recipe for those in-season peaches…

From our Facebook page – a scrumptious recipe for those in-season peaches.

Wine at Grassroots Northland Farmers’ Market

Did you know that the province of Alberta has a small, but growing cottage wine industry? Did you also know that the Grassroots Northland Farmers’ Market has, as one of it’s vendors, the first business to be granted a license … Continue reading

Some dietary advice for the ladies in their 20’s, 30’s, 40’s and 50’s

From our Facebook page – Some dietary advice for the ladies in their 20’s, 30’s, 40’s and 50’s.

Gluten-free and vegetarian

From our Facebook page – Gluten-free and vegetarian – sounds like a great summer sandwich.