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Issue 21 | July 2011
In This Issue
Something for everyone at the Caledon Farmers' Market
What's On at the Market - July 21 & 28, 2011
WIN a "Freshalicious" Caledon Farmers' Market Gift Package
Find us on Facebook
Featured Recipe - Steak Marinade
Something for Everyone at the Caledon Farmers' Market

Honeywood AcresThe Caledon Farmers' Market offers something to tempt everyone's taste buds.


Whether you are looking for fresh local organic greens and veggies, plump ripe fruit, delectable shortbread and baked goods, honey, maple syrup, fudge, chocolate and other sweet treats - we have it all.


There is also an assortment of fresh, frozen and cured meat products including lamb, pork, beef and turkey, as well as cheese, cider and authentic Polish perogies and cabbage rolls - made from scratch!

Pet-Friendly Environment 

You may even find the perfect gift in the form of a photo print, hand-crafted soap, stained-glass jewellery or colourful birdhouse or garden accessory.


The Caledon Farmers' Market offers a different theme each week, which guides the scheduled activities for children (in our Market Sprouts Club), culinary demonstrations, and special offers from participating vendors.


The Market's pet-friendly atmosphere also makes it a great venue for the whole family to enjoy the outdoors and get to know some of the many local artisans and producers of nutritious and delicious foods.


The sections that follow list what is scheduled for the next couple weeks.


For more information, visit

What's on at the Market - July 21 & 28, 2011

There is something different happening each week at the Caledon Farmers' Market.


See below for a summary of what to expect over the next two weeks:


Bert on the BBQ July 21, 2011 - Barbeque

  • Eat Local Caledon will be offering a make-your-own BBQ Marinade demo.
  • The Caledon Public Library will be offering its children's Summer Reading Club
  • Market Sprouts Club activity: "Pet Rock" crafts & colouring sheets

July 28, 2011 - Tender Fruit

  • Eat Local Caledon will be offering a make-your-own Peach Salsa demo
  • Market Sprouts Club activities: crafts with raisins and colouring sheets
  • and much more

Visit to view the list of special events and weekly themes.

WIN a "Freshalicious" Caledon Farmers' Market Gift Package

FreshaliciousThe Caledon Farmers' Market is pleased to offer an opportunity for you to WIN a "Freshalicious" Caledon Farmers' Market Gift Package ~ valued at $100.


 Prize includes:

  • a copy of Freshalicious: Eat Fresh, Eat Local, Eat Healthy cook book, written by local food guru Stacey Fokas
  • a Caledon Farmers' Market apron
  • a Caledon Farmers' Market water bottle
  • 50 "Farmers' Market Bucks" to purchase products from Caledon Farmers' Market Vendors

The winner will be selected via random draw on Monday, August 29, 2011 and be notified by e-mail.

CLICK HERE  for more details or to enter.

Find the Caledon Farmers' Market on Facebook

Find us on Facebook graphicThroughout the 2011 Caledon Farmers' Market season we will be sharing plenty of interesting information about the Market and local food-related events on our Facebook Profile page.


You are encouraged to visit often to learn about upcoming special events, recipes, previews of vendors and much more.


CLICK HERE to visit us on Facebook.
Featured Recipe - Steak Marinade
Few things say summer better than the mouth-watering aromas wafting from a hot barbeque grill.

The following recipe is very easy to make and is guaranteed to ensure you make the most of your summer grilling efforts.
Grilled SteakSteak Marinade
(Recipe courtesy of

  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon-style prepared mustard
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  1. In a medium bowl, combine the oil, soy sauce, vinegar, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, ground black pepper, mustard, onion, and garlic.
  2. Mix together well (using a hand blender if desired) and use to marinate your favorite meat.

TIP: This marinade recipe works well for all types and cuts of meat. Ideally the meat should be marinated, covered or wrapped and placed in a refrigerator for at least a few hours ~ with 24 hours being optimal.

Town of Caledon, Economic Development Department