Saturday, August 29, 2015

Ordering open for September 4th! Peaches, Plums, Grapes and more! Please note alternate pickup location. for this week only.

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Please ensure that your shopping cart is empty if you do not intend to order.
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Fill your shopping cart by Wednesday September 2nd to pick up your order
FRIDAY, September 4th between 4pm and 7pm at a location near Union and Lancaster (TBA)
Our next pick up will be on FRIDAY September 11th

Ordering open!

Our September 4th pickup is mostly fruit - Peaches, Plums, Grapes and Raspberries from Warner's Farm, vegetables from Bowman's Organic Produce and a few pantry items. We will also have items from the Uptown Waterloo Market vendors. Look for your favourites from 
  • Kim at Comolea Farm
  • Leslie at Top Market Meats
  • Jay at Millstream Foods
  • Monforte Dairy Cheese
This is a great week to buy bulk peaches for canning or freezing! Our Bulk 10 and 20 pound boxes are a great value!
We will be back with all the local foods you love on September 11th!Rachael and Maryrose

Warner's Fruit Farm
  • Redstar Peaches - NEW! 
    Nicer than Redhaven. A large, round, very beautiful peach with 80% rich red colour over a subtle striped background. Flesh is medium-yellow with a wonderful flavour. Freestone and great for eating!
  • Harrow Fair Peaches - NEW! 
    These medium-to-large, round fruits are brightly coloured, juicy and flavourful. Good for fresh eating, canning, and preserves
  • White Knight Peaches 
    This is a white flesh clingstone, like a babygold. It doesn't soften, but is sweet and juicy  You'll love these! Great for dehydrating.
  • Babygold Peaches - Venture
    The Venture is best for fresh eating and canning. It is a firm and juicy large yellow clingstone peach.

  • Plums
    Vanier Red Plums,  Shiro Yellow Plums, Violet and Victory Blue Plums

  • Himrod Green Grapes
  • Soverign Coronation Grapes! Transition to organic now available!
  • Pears - Clapp's Finest & French Bartlett
  • Raspberries!

A note about peaches!

We have some of the most amazing peaches coming from Warrner's Fruit Farm in Niagara.
  • Warner's practices Integrated Pest Management (IPM) which means that they only spray when there is a problem to be solved. This uses less pesticides and often solutions allowed in organic farming
  • The fruit is TREE RUN which means that we are avoiding the fungicidal baths that occur at the sorting stations. The advantage, no extra fungicidal baths, fruit ripens longer on the tree since the shipping time is only 2 hours! 
  • Caring for these peaches is a bit different, but definitely worth it.
Here are some tips:
  1. When you get home, remove the peaches from their box. Some will be ripe and ready to eat. Eat them!
  2. Peaches that are not ripe should be set out on newspaper, not touching and with the stem end up.
  3. Keep an eye on them and eat or process your peaches when they are perfect. You won't be waiting long! Peaches can go in the fridge, but please note that the texture can change, especially if they are not yet ripe.
Summer Supplier Schedules:
  • Snider's Pork Sausage: September 11September 25

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Taste Local! Taste Fresh!

Sunday, September 13, 2015, 2-5 pm at Steckle Heritage Farm. 
Come meet the farmers who grow our food and taste amazing food creations prepared by top chefs from the region. 
Early bird price of $60 ea until Aug 31 or while quantities last. To purchase yours click here:    More at
Upcoming pickup dates
at First United Church  
  • **Limited selection - Friday September 4th
  • Friday, September 11th
  • Friday, September 18th
  • Friday, September 25th
  • Friday, October 2nd
  • Friday, October 9th
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