Asperagus, herbal scents and Russian cuisine at the market tomorrow

Come get your herbal teas and oils from Herbes aux Soleil during Verdun’s weekly farmers’ market in front of the Jacqueline-De-Repentigny Library, 5955 rue Bannantyne tomorrow between 3 and 7 p.m!

and drawings, hooks, plants and bags from our young entrepreneurs

and your vegetables and seedlings from Potager des nues mains

and tarts and cookies from Délices des patisseries

 

and honey from Le Mielleux plus maple syrup products from Domaine du Cap

CAUS will be there also, with our large kale, compost, seeds, seedlings and gloves for your garden.

The Gypsy Jazz Swing will play between 4 and 6 p.m. too!

 

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Bok choy, seedlings, honey, baked goods and story time at the market tomorrow!

There will be seedlings and vegetables from our farmer, Potager des nues mains at the market in front of the Jacqueline-De-Repentigny library, 5955, rue Bannantyne between 3 and 7 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday June 12.

 

 

Herbes au Soleil will also be there with herbal tea

and Le Mielleux, with his wonderful honey

and Annick Villeneuve, with her zero-waste-friendly products for your home

 

and Délices des patisseries divers with her yummy baked goods and rice meals

and the library, with books and a story-time

and us, CAUS, with our giant Portuguese cabbage, kale and swiss chard leaves that are great for cabbage rolls and other delicious home-made meals, plus our seeds, seedlings, compost and tools

Come support our young entrepreneurs also.

 

Our musician this week is François Gaulin

Who’s at the market tomorrow?

If you’ve listened to the voice, you’ll appreciate our musician Tony Crow!

Our farmer, Potager des nues mains will also be there.

As will Herbes au Soleil

and Le Mielleux

and P’tit Coin d’Afrique

and the library, with books and a story-time

and us, CAUS, with our giant Portuguese cabbage, kale, swiss chard, seeds, seedlings, compost and tools.

Please join us at the Jacqueline-De-Repentigny Library, Wednesday, June 5 from 3 until 7 p.m. and every Wednesday from now until Thanksgiving!

CAUS will be at Cultiver Verdun!

May 4 and 5: A weekend of edible gardening takes place on the rooftop called Camp Ethel.

This is a project by SDC Wellington and Grand Potager.

You can buy seeds, seedlings, trees and shrubs of all kinds of vegetables, fruits, berries and herbs. Also find gardening materials, fun activities and a huge celebration of urban agriculture!

Also, CAUS will be setting up a culinary competition at 2:15 each day to launch the crowdfunding campaign of our MTL Eats, our new digital application to help you eat locally and seasonally.

Drinks and foods available on the site by Chez Robin marché local!

FREE Workshops Schedule

Saturday, May 4

11:15 am to 12 pm – Ça pousse

Construction of a vermicomposteur and discussion on the living soil

1:15 pm to 2 pm – Un plant de tomate à la fois

How to plan your urban garden

14:15 to 15:00

CAUS Culinary competition / launch of the crowdfunding campaign

Sunday May 5th

11:15 am to 12:00 pm – Neumark Design

Grow your berries

1:15 pm to 2 pm – Urban Seedling / Semis Urbains

Vegetable gardening in an urban environment

14:15 to 15:00 – CAUS Culinary competition

Launch of the crowdfunding campaign

Cultiver Verdun is a unifying event that brings together several organizations across Montreal and beyond that work in the field in urban agriculture:

Maison de l’environnement

Chez Robin marché local

Hamidou Horticulture

SantropolRoulant

Concordia Greenhouse

Ça pousse

Un Plant de Tomate à la Fois

CAUS

Grand Potager

Urban Seedling / Semis Urbains

Botaphyte

MicroHabitat

Neumark Design

Semences du Portage Terre Promise semencièreartisanale

JardinAutonome

Pro Vert Sud Ouest

Flora Exotica

Les Fermes Lufa

This event is organized as part of Cultiver Montréal : the month of urban agriculture in May! This event brings together a host fantastic exhibitors offering tips and tricks to enhance urban vegetable gardens, the sale of seedlings and horticultural equipment, and awareness activities. Cultiver Verdun encourages residents to implement gardening projects and seeks to promote the resources available in the community for this purpose.

*Have cash for some kiosks!

 

Seedy Saturday happens in just TWO DAYS!

Come visit the CAUS kiosk on Saturday.

We’ll be at Grand Potager in the Verdun municipal greenhouses, across from the Douglas at 7000 boul. LaSalle, Verdun QC H4H 2G4 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

If you want to purchase some things prior to that day and pick them up already packaged and ready-to-go, we now have an online catalogue.  This will also give you an idea of what we have available.

There will be free conferences from 20 to 25 minutes long as of 11 a.m. too. Here’s the schedule:

11h00 –  Jardiner en ville  – Urban Seedling / Semis Urbains

11h30 – Applications de la permaculture en ville  –  Planète Jardin

12h00 – Produire et conserver ses semences chez soi –  Maison de l’environnement de Verdun

12h30 -Séance d’information sur les placements éthiques et environnementaux –  Laurence Bouvet Services financiers

BREAK

13h30 – From Seed to Story – Own Your Creativity

14h00 –  Transplants ou semis directs? Avantages et défis de chacun –  Ferme Les Carottés

SEED EXCHANGE: There will also be a seed exchange table if you have seeds you’d like to share or seeds you want to try.

 

The last market in the greenhouse Wednesday!

The last autumn farmers’ market takes place this Wednesday, November 14 from 3 until 7 p.m. in the Grand Potager space at Verdun’s municipal greenhouses, 7000 boul. Lasalle.

Our vendors this week are:

  • Jardins d’épice (organic farmer)
  • Flora Exotica (citrus, tumeric, lemon grass)
  • Délice de pâtisserie (gluten-free cakes, apple pie, plus)
  • Doreen’s handcrafted knits
  • Kathryn’s embroidered items
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  • and us, CAUS (with pruners, seeds, gloves and potatoes) 

Tomorrow, the market is in the greenhouse!

The autumn farmers markets continue tomorrow, Wednesday, November 7 from 3 until 7 p.m. in the Grand Potager space at Verdun’s municipal greenhouses, 7000 boul.

It’s the last day for Potagers des nues mains (our organic farmer).

We also have a new vendor, Perry from Flora Exotica with Lemongrass, Kaffir Lime leaves and plants, Ginger, Tumeric, Curry leaves, Bay leaves, Chili Pepper, Philippine Limes (Calamondin), Meyer Lemons,  Peruvian Ground Pear (Yacón) tubers (for fresh eating and for next year’s growing), Jamaican Thyme plants, Kaffir Lime plants, Citrus plants, Olive trees and Curry plants.

  • Fatima from Délice de pâtisserie will be there with gluten-free cakes, apple pie and her yummy cheese pillows.
  • Délice de Vergers is there with olives, oils and dates.
  • Le Mielleux honey is there too!
  • Doreen’s handcrafted knits
  • Kathryn’s embroidered crafts

  • and us, CAUS (with flowers, seeds, gloves, etc.) 

This is a great time to pick up gifts.