This is my last semester of classes before I finish my Masters degree. While I still have a practicum to finish and thesis to write I am beginning to feel like I am close to the end. In honor of this ending, I wanted to really celebrate the student life this summer, by this I mean not working full time. One of the many activities I have scheduled is volunteering at the farmer’s market for a small certified organic farm called Klippers Organic Acres!
Volunteering at the Market and Spinach Salad
June 17th, 2012 | Gluten Free, Grain-Free, Recipes, Salads, certified organic, community, entertaining, farmers market, orange, salad, slow food, spinach, spinach salad, Trout Lake, Vancouver, volunteering
Early Spring at the Market – On the Cheap!
June 4th, 2012
When people talk of visiting the Farmer's Market they don't often exclaim over its cheapness. More usually you hear grumbling and groaning over the prices, so much more expensive than the supermarket, is it actually worth the money... All opinions aside over whether it really is that much more ex ...
Cherry Glazed Pork Loin, Asparagus and Cilantro Kraut from Trout Lake Farmers Market
May 21st, 2012
Another fantastic farmers market at Trout Lake this weekend we were lucky the rain held off until Sunday. I was in a bit of a hurry this week as I was doing biodynamic craniosacral therapy taster sessions at our local community garden, but I managed to fill my bilum (beautiful, highly expandable han ...
First Trout Lake Farmers Market of 2012
May 13th, 2012
We just love having the farmer's market back at Trout Lake! Yesterday was the first market of 2012 the weather was fine and the crowds were bustling. We got our weekly supply of free range eggs, 3kg tub of local honey from Jane's Honey Bees, a lovely pair of earrings for mother's day from Ragged ...
Wild Morels & Nettles Linguini
June 30th, 2011
We had a most delicious dinner after my Saturday trip to Trout Lake Farmer's market last weekend. One of my favorite vendors, although I don't know the name, had huge freshly harvested wild morels. Of course I bought some. After reading the book Chantrelle Dreams, Amanita Nightmares earlier this yea ...
Louiza – Berber Whiskey
February 20th, 2011
This summer, while shopping at the Trout Lake Farmer's market, I came across a rare find--a sack full of fresh Lemon Verbena for only $4! I have tried growing lemon verbena on two occasions now, but both times they haven't made it through the winter--or that's what I thought. The woman who sold me t ...