Category: Farmers’ Market

Farmers’ Market moves outdoors May 21

Photo of farmers market outdoors with colour tents at each vendor's booth, and crowds of shoppers.

The Sorauren Farmers’ Market moves outdoors to the Sorauren Town Square on Victoria Day, May 21, from 3 to 7 p.m., and runs outdoors every Monday until October.

Want to know where your market food comes from? Check out this map showing vendor locations from across southern Ontario… we are so lucky to live in this fabulous agricultural belt.

The park will be bustling on Victoria Day with the Sorauren Sports season now under way… best to walk, ride or take transit to the park.

The Market has just celebrated its 10th anniversary. Every week, since 2008, the Sorauren Farmers’ Market has brought together residents of the Sorauren, Roncesvalles, High Park and Parkdale neighborhoods, offering the best that our local Ontario farmers and producers have to offer. The Market is produced by the West End Food Coop.

Special Family Day at the park Feb. 19

Come to Sorauren Park on Family Day, Monday February 19, for a special Farmers Market, 3 – 7 p.m. The pizza oven will be fired up, there will be free hot cider, and delicious hot chocolate will be sold from an outdoor booth.

If the weather cooperates, the natural ice rink will be open for pleasure skating and shinny. Plus, all the winter Market vendors will be open in the Fieldhouse.

The Market will also be offering a family portrait service and board games. See you at the park!

Shop local with park supporters this holiday season

Friends of Sorauren Park 2017 Supporter decal

Look for the Friends of Sorauren Park decal in shop windows

Support Sorauren Park this holiday season by shopping at our supporters! Look for the new Friends of Sorauren Park decal in the shop windows of the retailers and organizations that support the park.

Free programming at the park, including outdoor movies, the natural ice rink and festivals such as the WaBASH Fall Festival, cost money to produce. In addition to your donations, funding from our sponsors helps pay for permits, staging, licences, equipment and supplies.

Visit the Sorauren Farmers Market throughout the winter every Monday 3 – 7 p.m. in the Fieldhouse. A special Craft Market on Monday Dec. 11 is perfectly timed for the holidays.

Special thanks also to park supporter Roncesvalles Village BIA. Shop local to keep our community’s economic ecosystem healthy.

Happy holidays!

End your long weekend at the Market

It’s the perfect finish to your long Canada Day weekend.

Come to the Sorauren Farmers Market on Monday, July 3 from 3 – 7 p.m. on the Sorauren Town Square.

Enjoy fresh Ontario produce, delicious prepared food, meats, baked goods and yummy sweets.

The Farmer’s Market is brought to you every Monday, year-round, by the staff and volunteers of the West End Food Co-op. And the farmers.

 

Family Day activities at Sorauren Park

Family Day poster February 20, 2017

You’re invited to the park on Family Day Monday for a campfire and special activities organized by the Friends of Sorauren Park and the Sorauren Farmers Market.

With the demise of the rink over the warm weekend, the focus will shift to the Town Square, with all-welcome drop-in ball hockey and the campfire, beginning at 1 p.m. Bring your sticks, we’ll set up the nets. Sound system courtesy Scooter Girl Toys.

The Farmers Market gets under way at 3 p.m., with special giant jenga, corn hole games and hot drinks. Fabulous market delicacies and prepared food will be available at the Market tables in the Sorauren Fieldhouse until 7 p.m.

See you at the park!