An Insider's Guide to Waterloo Region

Interesting places on and off the beaten track

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Buy some local produce today!

Martin's Family Fruit Farm

Saturday is a good day to explore our local markets or to visit a farm store. There are plenty of places listed on Waterloo Region Foodlink.

Written by Ruth

November 6, 2010 at 12:30 am

The Fritter Co.

If you plan to go the the St. Jacobs Farmers Market tomorrow, make sure you get in the Apple Fritter line EARLY. If you end up getting there by 11 AM – 12 PM, you may be stuck in the line for about 45 minutes. If you’re like me and decide to go at those times anyway, I assure you, it is well worth the wait. Sliced apples coated with batter, deep fried, then coated with cinnamon sugar makes it the best breakfast ever…

Also coming up this weekend – today is also the beginning of Culture Days. At The Conrad Centre of Performing Arts is Round:About / Pluralism in Performance, which begins at 8pm. There will be music and theatrical performances inspired by many different cultures, and, it’s a free event.

In Wellesley is the Apple Butter and Cheese Festival.

Also on Sunday at Victoria Park is The Word on the Street Festival.

Written by thebecka

September 24, 2010 at 12:00 am

Musicians at Cambridge Farmers’ Market

We went to the Cambridge Farmers’ Market last weekend for the first time and really liked the setting and the vendors who were there. These musicians played their instruments outside the market building.

Written by Ruth

September 10, 2010 at 12:05 am

More Market Produce

It is not hard to follow the 100 mile diet in Waterloo Region between July and October. Our markets are bursting with colourful, fresh local produce.

Written by Ruth

August 4, 2010 at 12:03 am

Fresh Corn for Sale

Fresh local sweet corn is available at farmers markets, farm lanes and stores. This picture was taken at St. Jacobs Farmers Market on the Civic Holiday weekend.

Written by Ruth

August 3, 2010 at 12:05 am

Plants for sale

Young vendor at St. Jacobs' Farmers Market

Written by Ruth

July 10, 2010 at 12:05 am

Local Market Produce

Eat Local Eat Fresh

An outdoor vendor sells local produce at the Kitchener Market.

Written by Ruth

July 7, 2010 at 12:49 am

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