Tagged: “go local”

Ryerson Market Spotlight: Peter Piper’s Pastry Shoppe

Ryerson Market Spotlight: Peter Piper’s Pastry Shoppe

Peter Piper’s Pastry Shoppe sells delicious treats at the Ryerson Farmer’ Market. They bake with butter and source fresh local fruits and honey from sustainable farmers to help support local families. They even try to source some of their produce from the Ryerson Urban Farm! Peter Maida, owner and pastry chef of Peter Piper’s, has […]

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Ryerson Market Spotlight: Guilt Free Goodness

Ryerson Market Spotlight: Guilt Free Goodness

Guilt Free Goodness puts a healthy twist on your favourite baked goods and market lunch options. Created by three nutritionists, Laura Gambin, Vita Pantaleo and Nyla Chaudhry, their food strives to be healthy and delicious.  All of their baked goods are gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free and preservative free. Their salads and smoothies […]

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Ryerson Market Spotlight: House of Empanadas

Ryerson Market Spotlight: House of Empanadas

Nicolas Tallarico, founder of House of Empanadas, moved to Toronto from Argentina in 2005. A gifted chef, Nicolas took his mother’s recipes to create the House of Empanadas, bringing authentic Argentinian cuisine to Toronto. The House started by selling empanadas to other vendors and eventually opened its own booth. Inspired by Toronto and Argentinian culture, […]

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Ryerson Market Spotlight: Phancy Food

Ryerson Market Spotlight: Phancy Food

Phancy Food brings your nostalgic childhood favourite foods to the market and reinvents them. Classic dishes are revamped with a modern and multicultural spin. Phancy Food places heavy emphasis on hospitality and bringing a homey feel to their food. Their philosophy is that good food should come from good sources; Phancy Food purchases the majority […]

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Ryerson Market Spotlight: Genuine Tea

Ryerson Market Spotlight: Genuine Tea

Genuine Tea is genuinely amazing! Their loose leaf teas are crafted with consideration for the environment and consumers, promoting sustainability and conservation. David and Sarah, founders of Genuine Tea, travel around the world in search of different loose leaf teas to bring back to Canada. Their love for tea began during their four year stay […]

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Ryerson Market Spotlight Vendor: Marigold’s Maple Syrup

Ryerson Market Spotlight Vendor: Marigold’s Maple Syrup

With a new week rolling in, here comes a new market vendor spotlight! Brian, from Marigold’s Maple Syrup, has been selling natural Ontario maple syrup for over 20 years and has been making it his entire life. Marigold’s Maple Syrup is produced near Barrie, an area known for producing the world’s best maple syrup. While […]

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Ryerson Market Spotlight Vendor: Earth + City

Ryerson Market Spotlight Vendor: Earth + City

Looking for those gluten free and vegan options at the market? Earth + City will satisfy your needs! Started in 2010, through an interest in regionally inspired healthy food, all  Earth + City products are vegan, gluten free and plant based, made in conjunction with the Ontario growing season. They focus on seasonal availability and […]

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Ryerson Market Spotlight Vendor: Bees Are Life

Ryerson Market Spotlight Vendor: Bees Are Life

Bees Are Life. Yes, it’s that simple! And these bee keepers are making the Ryerson Market sweeter than ever. Did you know that one third of the world’s food system is produced with the help of pollination, making bees essential to daily life? With dwindling honey bee populations, especially in urban settings, the Bees Are Life […]

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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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What’s in Season: Mushrooms

What’s in Season: Mushrooms

With winter winding down and spring sprouting up the path, we find ourselves in that very grey period where we are so close to local fresh produce but we still have some winter stores to get through. With that, we are going to celebrate one of our final season-less foods, mushrooms! (They can sometimes be a […]

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