Fall is upon us and, believe it or not, so is prime time for farmers’ markets.
Sunny Saturdays in Beechwood will get a little more exciting this weekend with the opening of the Beechwood Market in the east end of Ottawa. This will be the kick off of their third season, but this year, things are a little bit different. The market used to be located at 99 Beechwood Ave on […]
Hey Kids! This week on Apt613 Live we chat with Erin Hearty about Lansdowne’s recently opened Farmers Market and the importance of giving farmers a year-round space to connect with the people who love their food! Plus lots of music from some of the folks you can catch performing on stages across the city as […]
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 […]
Over the past two years, my partner and I have been members of the Veggie Underground Community Supported Agriculture (CSA). There were many reasons to sign up: we wanted to diversify our veggie intake, the price was affordable and it was an opportunity to get to know the folks who feed us. In the middle of […]