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Weekly Market Notes for March 9, 2006

Hello Market Friends:

Lots of news for all of you happy eaters out there:

From our long-lost friend Alvaro of Plan B:

"I'm on an extended farm stay these days....getting things ready for the season. This week Rodrigo and his trusty Irish side kick will be bringing lots of apple cider,apples, sweet potatoes and local greens. We'll also have lots of avocados, sweet peppers, tomatoes, kale, some citrus, kiwi, plums, more garlic for sure and lemons."

And from Greenfields:

Good Afternoon,

LOCAL goodies this week; Beets, Carrots, SPRING Mix, Shiitake Mushroom, Parsnip, Rutabaga, Squash( Butternut, Green Kabocha) and Watercress, as well as a limited amount of Greenfields Lettuce Mix. Black & Green Kale, Red Chard, Celery, Leeks, Celery Root, Red Peppers, Ginger, Garlic, Tomato, Red Leaf and Romaine.... Fresh Fruits available this week are Ambrosia & Pink Lady Apples, Avocado, Grapefruit, Oranges, Kiwi, Lemon, Mango(Great Price),Pears and Plums.

Thanks, Mark.

Ute from Stonehenge called to say she'll have fresh chicken and duck tomorrow, and fish as well.

From Irene of Deer Valley Farm:

We may or may not see you this week but we will be back next week with fresh venison and some new surprises.

Special news from Beretta's this week:

We wanted to share some of our favorite recipes (see attachment) with all of you and hope to make this a monthly event. Look forward to seeing you all tomorrow!

For this week at the market the specials are
Stewing beef 7.99 /lb
Sirloin tip roast 7.99 /lb
Beef braising ribs 2.99 /lb
Chicken wings 3.99 /lb
Pork belly bacon 6.79 /lb

Lindsay (Firestoker Foods) enjoyed being back so much last week that she'll be bringing her delicious rotis again this time. Look for her in the rinkhouse.

You may have heard that Mojdeh from Camros Organic Foods is going to be opening an organic take-out near Yonge & Bloor, where she will serve her tasty & healthy organic meals in biodegradable containers. Stay tuned about the Grand Opening announcement in the coming weeks(visit for more information).

From Jutta:

"If it's indeed showers and 10 degrees on Friday, there will not be a Friday night supper. Be sure to call the rinkhouse(392-0913)to listen to the message on the day for the final decision."

See you at the market!


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