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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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Summer cooking and canning classes looking to take people back to their roots

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville Community Gardens and Morinville Farmers’ Market are doing a little cross pollinating this summer in the hopes of helping people learn about preparing and preserving foods the way people did years ago.

Paula Collins, who is organizing eight cooking classes at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre on behalf of the Community Gardens, said there is a strong interest among people today to get back to their roots… […]

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Morinville Farmers’ Market changes hands to grow with community

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Morinville – When tables at the Morinville Farmers’ Market get loaded with locally produced produce and products this summer it will be a different group managing the operation behind the scenes. The Friends of the Morinville Public Library voted Mar. 7 in favour of handing the weekly market over to the Morinville Festival Society to allow the market to continue the growth it has experienced over the past few years… […]

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Battle of the Chilies a spicy affair

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – Five judges weighed the merits of eight chilies Friday afternoon during the Second Annual Morinville Farmers’ Market Battle of the Chilies.

The chilies included a very hot with a death sauce, a medium with a Louisiana sauce, and a gluten-free, no dairy vegan chilli with no meat, the latter made with black, kidney and garbanzo beans, carrots, onion, tomatoes and celery… […]

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The weekend in photos

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From left: Morinville Community Library Summer Reading Program coordinator Alyssa Turnbull sits alongside Willow Cooper (6) and Amy Begg (5) during the program’s wrap up party Friday afternoon. This year’s … […]

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Farmers’ Market takes it to the streets

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Friday’s Farmers’ Market offered something a little extra besides the crafts and produce regularly found in the Parish Hall parking lot each week. A carnival atmosphere descended on the market, complete with inflatable children’s amusements, a fundraising dunk tank, and a collection of street performers to entertain the crowds… […]

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Street Performers Festival to mark Farmers’ Market anniversary

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Music, magic and dance will surround the Morinville Farmers’ Market July 27, all part of a special day in recognition of the popular product and produce market’s 10th anniversary in Morinville. The festival will combine the talents of amateur and professional performers from region in a one-day entertainment showcase that has organizers eager to open the gates on the event… […]

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Battle of the Chillies declares its winners

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Thirteen chile hopefuls assembled at the Morinville Farmer’s Market over the noon hour Friday, each stirring the pot in hopes their recipe had the right stuff to translate from the judges’ taste buds to their score sheets. In the end, only one contestant in each of three categories could take the top spot… […]

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Battle of the Chillies to be fought in Morinville

By Étienne Thevou

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 Battle of the Chillies at the Morinville Famer’s Market Sept. 9. The competition 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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Morinville Farmers’ Market has found a manager

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – After a few weeks of worry that Morinville’s Farmers Market may be absent from Morinville’s downtown core this summer due to the lack of a manager, one has been found. The Friends of the Morinville Public Library have procured the services of Korien Sampson to take on the role of market manager this year, saving both the market and an important funding source for the library. […]

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Retire Your Ride comes to Morinville

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – A farmer’s market may seem like an unlikely place to learn about the environmental benefits of getting an old clunker off the road, but that is precisely the message the Retire Your Ride program brought to town last Friday.

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