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Ryerson Market Spotlight Vendor: Marché 59 from Port Hope

Ryerson Market Spotlight Vendor: Marché 59 from Port Hope

Wednesday, May 11th kicked off the Market season at Ryerson University. Each week, we’ll be visiting the market to bring you a sneak peek into the produce, prepared foods and lunch options available each Wednesday. Our first featured vendor from the Ryerson Market is Marché 59. Marché 59, specialty food shop and bakery, is new […]

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Scenes from the last Ryerson Farmers’ Market of the season

Scenes from the last Ryerson Farmers’ Market of the season

Thank you to Appletree Markets and the entire Ryerson University community for another amazing farmers’ market season! This was our third year on Gould Street, and vendors were busier than ever with distinctly more traffic and interest. We can’t wait to see you again next year. In the meantime, visit some of these year-round Farmers’ Markets […]

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What’s in Season: Asparagus

What’s in Season: Asparagus

“You needn’t tell me that a man [or woman] who doesn’t love oysters and asparagus and good wines has got a soul, or a stomach either. He’s [or she] simply got the instinct for being unhappy.” Writer Hector Hugh Munro (1870-1916)   Happy Spring, friends! Asparagus comes from the Lily family (liliceae) along with the […]

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First market of the season!

First market of the season!

Thanks to everyone who braved the cool weather to come out to the first Ryerson Farmers’ Market of the season! More vendors will be joining us in the coming weeks. For a full list, click here!

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Guest Blogger, Amanda Freeman: From Garden to Market

Guest Blogger, Amanda Freeman: From Garden to Market

By Ryerson Eats Guest Blogger: Amanda Freeman, MHSc (c) Nutrition Communication As someone who regularly goes to farmer’s markets, I get excited when it is finally time to pack my shopping bags and head down to the market. There are always new and exciting things being offered, whether it be a new stall selling coffee […]

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Farmers’ Market Feature: Sugar Mamma’s Mini Donuts

Last week at the Farmers’ Market, the smell of sugar and warm coconut oil pulled everyone onto Gould Street for mini donuts from Sugar Mamma’s! Sugar Mamma’s Mini Donuts is an artist owned and operated mobile mini donut collective! All of their donuts are cooked in organic coconut oil and sprinkled with sugar while they […]

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Farmers’ Market Feature: Hearty Catering

Did you know? The Farmers’ Market offers some delicious and wholesome lunch options! Last week we tried a taco salad from Hearty Catering – we love how colourful & healthy it is! This dish includes a selection of brown basmati rice and baked beans, topped with lettuce, shaved beets, salsa, chipotle mayo, avocado sauce, cheese and nacho […]

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The real asparagus is picked at dawn, if you are very lucky

“The real asparagus is picked at dawn, if you are very lucky, and driven here in just thirty minutes in crates. Take the most slender stalk from the rubber band. You can bend it into a full arc, but still snap it crisply just above the base. The tip is like a baby’s ear, sheathed […]

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Our Colourful Campus

Can I say it? Do you think it’s safe to say it? Spring is totally here! The Ryerson campus is looking so handsome in full bloom! The trees are bright and green, and the buds are all beginning to blossom in bright pink! Yesterday we enjoyed our second Farmers’ Market date of the season, with another great batch […]

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