The Market This Week

Is there anything more sublime that hanging out at the park on a perfect summer evening, playing with the kids, talking to your neighbours and being not too hot, not too cold and not bothered by mosquitos?  That was my evening tonight and I wish I could have bottled it up to save for a miserable day in February.

Looking forward to a similar night tomorrow at the East Lynn Farmers’ Market.  The market runs until the end of October, but the bounty is already beginning to arrive.

This week at the Kid’s Korner :

At 3:30 p.m., an extra special craft; local potter and teacher, Karen Franzen, will be helping paint decorative tiles. Afterward, she will take them back to her deluxe studio and fire them in the kiln so they can be picked up at the market Aug. 25th. Face painting as  always at 4:30 p.m.

Next week is one of our favourite events, Peach Fest! 

August 25: peaches, painting, live music with special guest INCREDIBRENT at 4:30 p.m. MOVIE NIGHT in the park follows at 8:30 with Megamind, brought to you by Councillor McMahon.

(There will not be crafts on August 25th. Craft again September 8th.)

2011 Edible Container Garden Photo Show and Contest

Remember way back in the spring when Melissa kicked off our DECA Learns season with a container gardening workshop?  If you have a container garden worth talking about you may want to submit a photo to the Edible Gardens Photo Show and Contest This online photo show will showcase small space gardens to inspire local gardeners to get creative with their growing. Photos can be submitted until September 30th. All submissions will be judged by a panel of celebrity gardeners and will be eligible to win great garden prizes.

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