Food & Health

Morinville Farmers’ Market moving to Sundays this season

The Morinville Farmer’s Market is returning to town this year, changing both its time and location. The market will run on Sundays from noon until 4 p.m. in the Morinville Rendez-Vous Centre’s parking lot. The first scheduled Sunday market is June 7.


Morinville Farmers’ Market resumes this Friday

The Morinville Farmers’ Market resumes at the Ray McDonald Sports Center Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The market will continue indoors weekly until June except for Good Friday.

Market Manager Korien Sampson said the indoor market had about 15 vendors when it shut down for the Christmas break. She is anticipating ten vendors to start this week and to grow the selection in coming weeks. […]

Arts & Culture

Farmers’ market gets cooking

by Lucie Roy

From the Farm is the title of the Alberta Farmers’ Market Association (AFMA) cookbook, a new publication that coincides with the AFMA’s 20th anniversary. Morinville Farmers Market Manager Korien Sampson said the book was off the press two weeks ago, but that she rcieved the book in time for last Friday’s market… […]

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Local News

Farmers’ Market taking it to the streets once again

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Music, magic and dance will surround the Morinville Farmers’ Market July 19, all part of a special day in recognition of the popular product and produce market’s 11th anniversary in Morinville. The festival will combine the talents of amateur and professional performers from the region in a one-day entertainment… […]

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Morinville News

Battle of the Chillies to be fought once again in Morinville

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Mild, medium or hot, pots will soon be boiling in Morinville as beans and other ingredients are mixed and nurtured in preparation for the Second Annual Battle of the Chillies at the Morinville Famer’s Market. The competition, set to take place Sept. 7, pits chili cooks against one another for a chance to be the top chili maker in one of three chili style categories… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Saying goodbye to a summer friend

This past Friday may have marked the end of summer with the fall equinox, but summer in Morinville will officially come to an end this Friday with the final instalment of the Farmer’s Market.

In looking back over the past season we have little reason to thank summer for its efforts this year. Sure, it marked the same period of time on the calendar as it always does, but it didn’t do much for us in the way of… […]

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Local News

Morinville in danger of losing its farmers’ market

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The colourful display of fresh produce, baked goods and handcrafted items that are commonly found in front of the library on Fridays could be gone from downtown Morinville this summer, replaced with nothing but the grey pavement and bricks that stand in front of the Town of Morinville offices… […]