The Market this Week: ‘Pressure Cooker’

East Lynn Park Farmers’ Market

A jam-packed wine table.

A jam-packed wine table.

All of our friendly farmers and food vendors will be back again this week for a Thursday eventing that promises not to disappoint.  The featured winery this week will be Pillitteri Estates Winery.

Our community colleagues from Merrill Dog Park Association will be at the market along with ER Nurses from Toronto East General Hospital with information on staying safe for the summer.  Be sure to stop by their community booths!

‘Pressure Cooker’: Are you up to the Jamie Oliver challenge?  

Jamie Oliver is looking for home cooks for his new show, Pressure Cooker, and his production company is coming to East Lynn Park Farmers’ Market this week to look for YOU!  This new series, set to run on the W Network, will pair home cooks who embody the Jamie Oliver food values (local, fresh) with celebrity chefs in a culinary competition.  As reported in the Hollywood Reporter, this will be Jamie’s first Canadian production and will be filming in Toronto. Come by the DECA tent to talk with Shannon and the pop-up casting team to learn more about participating in this exciting new foodie adventure.

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Kids Korner: Soli & Rob

Rob Joy of the children’s music duo Soli and Rob is coming back to the market this week for the 4:30 p.m. children’s activity! This is Rob’s fourth year coming to the market, and his concerts are always one of the hits of the season.  Kids of all ages love to sing along and dance to his happy tunes.  From his website:

Touted by Toronto Life magazine as “One of Toronto’s biggest Names in Pint-sized entertainment” and past winner of the Parent’s Choice Award for Children’s entertainment (City Parent Magazine), Soli & Rob have a knack for putting on that rare show that leaves adults and kids smiling for the same reason – it’s great entertainment.

Wellness Booth

Our featured wellness guest is Leanne Dixon an Energy Practitioner and pilates instructor from bodySHIFT. Come by the wellness table 4 – 7:00 p.m. for free information about energy work and pilates and discover a whole new way of connecting to yourself- body, mind and soul! 

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The East Lynn Farmers’ Market runs every Thursday from 3-7 p.m. between June 5 – October 9 at East Lynn Park, located on the south side of Danforth Ave, just west of Woodbine Ave. Stay up to date by visiting the East Lynn Market Facebook page.

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