Smoothies and onions at the market tonight!

Yes, the farmer’s market takes place at Borough Hall from 3 until 7 p.m. tonight! ’HÔTEL DE VILLE entre 15 h et 19h!

Come join us in Souvenir Park, 4525 Rue de Verdun, Verdun, QC H4G 3G7, Canada (next to Metro Verdun, between Willibrord  and First Avenue)

Our producers today are:

  • The EcoSmoothies coop from Toujours Ensemble (they use a bicycle to operate their blender-Tracey took the video above)
  • Les jardins épicés (farmier)
  • Délices de Marie-Jo (gluten-free baked goods!)
  • Doreen’s knit goods
  • Kathryn’s embroidery
  • Fil-Art (macramé hangers, interior and exterior plants)
  • our fresh herbs and produce from CAUS (plants, garlic scapes, green lettuce, red currants, mint, onion, etc.)

 

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Come to join us at the library farmers’ market tomorrow, Wednesday, July 11 between 3 and 7 p.m. in the green space in front of the main entrance of the  Centre culturel de Verdun (library), 5955 rue Bannantyne.

Our producers this week are:

Come see us at our new site next to the Verdun Metro today!

We’ll be in front of Verdun Borough Hall from 3 until 7 p.m.

Come to PARC DU SOUVENIR next to the Verdun Metre between Willibrord and First Avenue

Our producers this week include:

  • Les jardins épicés (farmer)
  • Délices de Marie-Jo (delicious gluten-free pastries!)
  • Naturacoeur (natural beauty products)
  • Doreen’s handcrafted knits
  • Kathryn’s embroidery
  • Fil-Art (macramé planters)
  • Interior and exterior plants
  • CAUS seedlings, fresh herbs and fruit, including red currents and mint 

 

Red currents, Mexican food and honey at the July 4 farmers’ market

Come join us at the Verdun library farmers’ market tomorrow, Wednesday, July 4 at an earlier time from 3 until 7 p.m. in front of the Cultural Centre and Library of Verdun, 5955 Bannantyne.

Our musicians will be  Staber et Chasnoff Duo.

Our vendors this week are:

The Verdun Farmers’ Markets start on the waterfront tomorrow!

We have 3 locations every week, starting tomorrow July 1 until October 3!

Add the farmers’ markets and all of our events with our Google calendar.

• SUNDAYS: Le marché fermier DES BERGES
— between 1 and 5 p.m.
—from July 1 until September 30
— in the green space on the waterfrom between 4th and 5th avenues (east of the Restaurant Crescendo)                              

Join our Sunday markets events on Facebook

• WEDNESDAYS:  Le marché fermier de la BIBLIOTHÈQUE
— between 3 and 7 p.m.
— from July 4 until October 3
— in the green space in front of the Centre culturel de Verdun (library), 5955  Bannantyne Street.

• FRIDAYS: Le marché fermier de l’HÔTEL DE VILLE (new location!)
— between 3 and 7 p.m.
— from July 6 until September 28
— PARC DU SOUVENIR/Metro Verdun (between Willibrord  and First Avenue)

Our  2018 Season: We still have space available for vendors on Sundays. We furnish tents, tables and chaires. If you are interested, please contact us with information about your products as soon as possible — info@coopcaus.ca

We are actively looking for volunteers to help us set up and break down our markets. If you can help, please contact us at  info@coopcaus.ca. Thanks!

The 2018 Season Begins Today with Seedy Saturday at the Municipal Greenhouses!

Get the jump on the season and come see local seed vendors and organic gardening suppliers during the Verdun Seedy Saturday!

ACTIVITIES
Seed Exchange
Many Seed Companies
Local Ecological Companies
Gardening workshops

VENDORS
La Shop Agricole
Verte Santé
Semences du patrimoine Canada
Les Jardins de l’écoumène
La Cédrière d’émeu de point du jour
Semences du Portage
LA SOCIÉTÉ DES PLANTES
Terre Promise semencière artisanale
La Ferme Coopérative Tourne-Sol
Urban Seedling / Semis Urbain
Un Plant de Tomate à la Fois
Botaphyte
Les Jardins de l’écoumène
Le potager africain du Québec
CAUS
Maison de l’environnement de Verdun
Flora Exotica
SouthWest Kitchens / Les cuisines du Sud-Ouest
Hamidou Horticulture
Rucher de la reine noire
Concordia Greenhouse

WORKSHOPS
10h30 Biodiversité au jardin
11h00 Cultiver les plantes ethniques et anciennes
11h30 Growing a Vegetable Garden in the City
12h00 Quelques plantes pour la pharmacie familiale
12h30 Edible flowers in the garden
13h00 L’ABC du Semis
14h00 Ecological Balcony Gardening
14h30 Les abeilles et les plantes indigènes

The next event on our schedule is our annual general meeting, which takes place from 5 until 7 p.m. on Sunday April 8 at the Marcel Giroux Community Centre.

Two great events this week: Aquaponics Intro and Xmas Sale

CAUS has two great events happening this week: our aquaponics introduction course and our annual Xmas sale.

Aquaponics Training

Our first introduction to Aquaponics course takes place at Grand Potager in Verdun’s Municipal Greenhouses, 7000 Blvd. LaSalle this Wednesday night from 6 until 9 p.m. As this is a beta course, it costs only $10 in exchange for feedback from students! Register via our Facebook event.

Xmas Sale

The Xmas Sale takes place Saturday, November 25 in the Hall of the Church of Epiphany, 4322 Rue Wellington, Verdun, QC H4G 1W4 from 10 until 5.  Register via our Facebook event.

Here are our wonderful vendors :

– Création P’tite Étoile: (jouêts, jeux, cadeaux pour enfants/ familles – faits à la main) https://www.etsy.com/shop/creationptiteetoile
– Annie Comtois https://www.anniecomtois.com (chanteuse Verdunois) Rencontrez Annie à son kiosque Lunettes roses. En plus, elle aura des CDs.
– Les Délices du verger (olives délicieux!) https://www.facebook.com/pg/Épicerie-fine-Les-délices-du-Verger-1431054617224477/about/?ref=page_internal
– Matthews Honey: miel frais et cru avec d’autres produits d’abeilles comme la propolis, les bougies, la cire, les crèmes et plus encore. https://www.facebook.com/pg/Matthews-Honey-1760283697520455/about/?ref=page_internal
– Les Confitures de Janette – https://www.facebook.com/Les-confitures-de-janette-1548726…/
– Délices de pâtisseries divers par Fatima (nourriture, desserts, produits sans gluten)
– Nan-Cheeze: Tartinade végé artisinale https://www.facebook.com/pg/Nan-Cheeze-1112384055519214/about/?ref=page_internal
– Botanicum: Produits de soins de la peau exquisément faits à la main (savons, baume à lèvres, etc.) (faits à Verdun!)
– Les jardins Caroline: Grande variété de produits transformés: relish, marinades, etc. (ferme biologique Machabee) https://www.facebook.com/ferme.machabee
– Les jardins de Gabriel: Producteur d’ail, produits transformés et autres produits maraichers https://www.facebook.com/LesJardinsdeGabriel/
– 100 Steeples Apparel – T-shirts: avec édition spéciale modèle Verdun
– Avant Midi: sauce pour pâtes maison, conserves, dentifrice naturel
– Fil-Art: créations artistiques filées / décos de Noël – faits à Verdun https://www.facebook.com/pg/Fil-Art-Creations-1606604306308193/about/?ref=page_internal
– Terre Promise: des sachets de semences et des livrets faits en collaboration avec le nutritionniste urbain (https://nutritionnisteurbain.ca/…/livret-de-semences-ances…/).
– Les délices d’épicés: samosas, rouleaux de printemps,etc.
https://www.facebook.com/DeliciousfoodofSharmin/
– Debbie Blythe: Artistes Verdunois (polymère “Steam Punk”)
– Bijoux La Belle Création – https://www.facebook.com/labellelyne/
– Kathryn Weaver: serviettes et accessoires brodées
– Ganiat Owolabi: Polyméristiques (bijoux)
– Gabriel Garcia: excellents produits de le Centre de l’immigration en région
– Créations Fedelia: vêtements, accessoires africains / faits à la main
– Micro-pousses (produits à Verdun) de C.A.U.S. (Coopérative abondance urbaine solidaire) https://www.facebook.com/coopcaus/
– Livres par Tracey Arial (Verdunois)

What’s happening?

Yes, the market season is over, but your coop continues to work for you!

Tonight we have a table at Grand Potager’s Harvest Festival in the Verdun municipal greenhouses, 7000 boul. LaSalle. Come visit us between 5 and 7 p.m.

On Saturday, October 28, it’s our karaoke Halloween party, also at the Verdun Greenhouses. Tickets cost $10, and please wear a costume. The event takes place from  7 p.m. until midnight.

On November 25, it’s our big Christmas sale from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Church of the Epiphany, 4322 rue Wellington, at the corner of Gordon.

See you soon!

 

Last Friday farmers’ market tomorrow

Come join us at the Wellington farmers’ market between 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, the 29th of September,  at the corner of Galt and Wellington streets.

Our vendors this week are:

  • Cosmetique Botanicum (soap, lip balm plus)
  • Delices Épicés (samosas, etc.)
  • Délices de pâtisseries divers par Fatima (food, desserts, gluten-free products)
  • Fil-Art (+houseplants)
  • Ganiat Owolabi (jewellery)
  • Les Jardins Épicés (produce farmer)
  • La Maison de Bonheur (massage)
  • L’antre du Loup Blanc (aboriginal artist)
  • and us, CAUS with our fine herbs and vegetables.

Maple syrup, caramel, sponge cake and gluten-free banana bread at the market today

Come join us at the Verdun library farmers’ market today, Wednesday September 27 from 3:30 until 7:30 p.m.  in front of the Cultural Centre and Library of Verdun, 5955 Bannantyne.

Our vendors this week are: