Meet the Makers – Ottewell Artisan Market + AB Local Food Week

Meet the Makers – Ottewell Artisan Market + AB Local Food Week

August 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Ottewell Artisan Farmers Market

Join us for this special community appreciation event supported by Alberta Agriculture, Open Farm Days & our amazing Ottewell Artisan Farmers’ Market vendors for Local Food Week 2019.

Alberta Local Food Week gives you a chance to meet local farmers and entrepreneurs who work to put nutritious food on our plates and show support for all things grown, made and harvested in Alberta.

Alberta Local Food Week is a great opportunity to enjoy some delicious local food.

Many of our vendors are offering demos, Q&A’s and bringing lots of local food & drink samples to taste the bounty of Alberta!

ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN 1 of 3 baskets of bounty! Featuring artisan goods from AB local growers, makers and bakers!

LOOK FORWARD to Q&A and live demos from many of our artisan makers:

1. Takota Coen with Coen Farm – Ethical farm practices that can help the planet! Nutrient dense foods for health.
2. Colleen’s Chocolates – Support local to help global fair trade.
3. Jayce Nagie with Maple Greenview Honey- Urban bee keeping Q&A, bee hive show and tell.
4. Two Carrots Studio – Local Alberta Silversmith will be heating things up with live demos.
5. Wild Yeast – Sourdough fermentation methods Q&A. Starters.
6. Rocky Mountain Gourmet Mushrooms – DIY mushroom growing kits Q&A.
7. Fibre Hooligans – Sustainable house wares to reduce plastic! Dryer balls FYI, wastefree water ‘balloons’, Beeswax wraps care,
8. The Herbal Mama – Fermentation display & demo, samples, kits and tools available.
9. Herb and Garlic Nutrition – Q & A about culturing vegan cheese & ask the nutritionist anything 🙂
10. Page Turners Book Shop – #yegartist will demo how to make a beautiful paper wreath.

Bring the family to enjoy these special events:

Thistle hill petting farm and pony rides.
Inflatable Fun Free Bouncy Castle fun
Live Music by Local Edmonton Musician The Gentle Yeti, child cello player 4- 5pm and Ryo Yokoo 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Food Trucks Oh For Food Sakes
Storytelling by Parent by Magic
Take a walk through the gardens to see our sister project Waldorf-Ottewell Community Garden

After enjoying our big event on Thursday you can book your farm tour with local Alberta farm, Stonepost Farms, at Alberta Open Farm Days, Saturday and Sunday! Aug 17 & 18.

Stay in touch for more EVENT listings & MAKER demo announcements to come…
(like our page, RSVP, like our posts, etc xoxox)

*If you know any local AB artisan makers that would be a perfect fit for this awesome event, send them our way!
or tag @ them down below / / /


Local Food Week in the News:

“The goal is to raise awareness about the quality of food produced in the province and highlight the individuals who work to get quality ingredients to the table.”

“Alberta Local Food Week wraps up with Open Farm Days on Aug. 17-18, when farmers and ranchers will showcase how their products make it from the farm to the table with tours and tastings taking place across the province.”

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