Saturday, July 12th, 2014

City Market 2014

I haven’t been up early for the City Market much this season, but in preparation for a potluck tomorrow, I thought it best to make sure we had our pick of produce. Good thing too, given how busy it was right at the start! Overhead view I haven’t written much about the market this year, […]

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

City Market Report: Week 20

It was a brisk one at the City Market this morning! I was up early for once to help ring in the market today. Representing the Downtown Edmonton Community League (DECL), I rang the opening bell along with Heather from the City of Edmonton’s Waste Management. Ringing in the market with Heather Though the fall […]

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

City Market 2013: Week 12

I know a lot of people head out of town over the August long weekend, but I find the weather is usually so gorgeous in Edmonton at that time that it’s far from a chore to stay home. Plus, there’s just so much to do! This morning, before attending a wedding, I made the rounds […]

Sunday, July 7th, 2013

City Market 2013: Week 8

The weather was perfect for City Market visitors on Saturday – warm without being too hot, with blue skies full of sunshine. City Market square (love the colourful furniture!) It’s also great to see all of the fresh produce rolling in, week by week. Saturday was no exception, with a greater variety than we’ve seen […]

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

City Market 2013: Week 6

With mostly underwhelming weather so far in June, it was great to see sunny skies this morning for the City Market! City Market There was a great selection of produce, and one that will only get better with the weeks to come! Asparagus from Edgar Farms (June 29 will be the last day for asparagus […]

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

City Market 2013: Week 3

It was a beautiful spring day at the City Market, the glorious sun highlighting just how much the trees have budded and bloomed over the last week. Busy market day Folks were snatching up the fresh produce left and right – given we’re already into June, it’s only a matter of time before the warm […]

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

The Year-Round City Market: In Need of a Better Venue

Most Saturdays in late fall and winter, you will find Mack and me at City Hall, visiting our favourite vendors at our neighbourhood farmers’ market. It has become a weekend tradition for us, and is one of the ways we support the local food scene and encourage a vibrant downtown. City Market at City Hall […]

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

City Market 2012 Winter Season Kick-off!

Although the City Market shifted from its 104 Street location last week to Churchill Square (as a part of the Olde Time Fair on the Square), today marked its first date inside their winter home of City Hall. Inside the City Room Mack and I arrived at the tail end of the market, but the […]

Saturday, October 6th, 2012

City Market Report: Week 21

The City Market’s final outdoor date in 2012 was a beautiful send off. A bit chilly to start, but the sun was in full cooperation, further highlighting the autumnal glow of the trees surrounding the 4th Street Promenade. Creative bouquets from Sundog Organics It was also great to see all of the fall-themed treats, just […]

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

City Market Report: Week 20

With an empty fridge after returning from Portland on Thursday night, it was nice to get back into routine this morning with a prompt visit to the City Market. Sunshine! It was also great that the weather held out for another week in September – I think we can safely say we’ve had a pretty […]