Tuesday, September 1, 2015

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

Order at www.baileyslocalfoods.ca/ordering!
Order at www.baileyslocalfoods.ca/ordering!
KW's year-round online farmers market
We do not have a check out button! 
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

We have amazing Peaches, Plums, Grapes and Pears this week!

Thanks to Torrie and his crew at Warner's Farm you can eat fresh, bake with , can or freeze all this lovely fruit! Thank you to a new member,  Diane, who visited the fruit farm and sent us some photos!
This is a great week to buy bulk peaches for canning or freezing! Our Bulk 10 and 20 pound boxes are a great value!
  • 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 - These are a cross between Thompson Seedless and Ontario grapes. The white seedless grape is juicy and sweet
  • Sovereign Coronation Grapes! Transition to organic now available!
  • Pears - Clapp's Finest & French Bartlett
  • Raspberries!

Where is the flour?

We'll be back with the vast selection of local food you are used to on September 11th.
This week check out some of our available pantry items but stay fresh with Vegetables from Bowman's Organic Produce and Fruit from Warner's Farm.Sam is offering:
  • Mom's Cucumber Salad - Sweet and tasty!
  • Arugula Greens - Great in Salads, Braised or on pizza!
  • Beets - New crop! Amazing roasted.
  • Sweet Basil to enjoy with Slicing tomatoes and garlic!

We will also have items from the Uptown Waterloo Market vendors. It's a great week for
  • Meat Pies from Kim at Comolea Farm
  • Summer Sausage from Leslie at Top Market Meats
  • Flax Oil or Hemp Protein powder from Jay at Millstream Foods
  • Goat Cream Cheese and more from Monforte Dairy
Yours in great food!
Rachael and Maryrose


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: https://kitchenerwaterloo.snapd.com/#/events/view/813838    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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