This week in the Future of Ottawa series, we’re taking a deep dive into Ottawa’s food production community—what it’s like now and where it’s heading. Read on for a guest post from Chris Penton on Farmers’ Markets, or read Jeremy Colbeck on sustainable farming co-ops, Steve Beauchesne on craft beer, or Francis Bueckert on local […]
Much has been made of farmer’s markets not faring too well in the age of social distancing. Chris Penton of Beechwood Market is here to tell a happier story.
This post first appeared in Vanier Now. It’s been a rough couple of years for farmers’ markets in Ottawa. We’ve experienced a spate of market closures, the most recent being the highly publicized Sparks Street market cancellation. But local market goers should take heart in Beechwood’s new market, which is great news for those of […]