Abbotsford Farmers' Market
Abbotsford’s own Old Abbey Ales is back with us this year, under new management and with a renewed spring in their step.
Live music this week is will be provided by Jana Seale. Jana offers acoustic Guitar and voice. Her repertoire is mainly 60s and 70s folk and pop with some country, jazz and contemporary.
We invite you to check out our brand new Market blog. Writer Danielle Del Vicario will be writing about the Market experience, foods, recipes and menu ideas and much more. The blog can be found at https://afcmblog.wordpress.com/
It is a Friends-of-the-Market members appreciation day. Vendors will have member-only specials. They include:
Rockweld Farm - Rock Cornish hens - buy 2 - Get 1 FREE,
Specialty Mushrooms (Market Info booth) $1.50 off every purchase over $6.00,
Fresgo Restaurant Bakery - First 3 customers to approach the booth and say, Wow I love waffles” get a waffle for $1.50,
Abundant Acre Family Farm - Save .50 on any vegetable you've never tried before OR if you've had them all, pick out an old favourite - can be applied to 2 vegetables,
Gesundheit Bakery - $1 off any purchase of $5 or more,
Dragon Mist Distillers - offer a 10% discount on all purchases,
Stapleton Sausage - $1.50 off of the Greek donaire sausage snack.
Taves Family Farm/ Applebarn - $1.00 off our $6.00 Pepper Challenge bag and $2.00 off our 5 lb box of Roma tomatoes (normally $10.00)
Berry Fest 2017 – 9:00 to 9:00
The 36th annual Berry Festival happens in the historic downtown core a one day festival running from 9 am to 9 pm on Saturday. There are hundreds of businesses to visit, peruse, and learn about in Downtown Abbotsford. Some businesses in the area have been around for over 50 years and new ones continue to pop up due to the incredible development. These businesses include great restaurants, which will be joined at BerryFest by food trucks spread out in the festival including local favourites The Bannock Wagon, Stolovaya Catering, Tubsters Donuts, Stix Ramen Bar (who you have been seeing at the Market and will be moving into the old Essendene Vacuums location on the corner of Montrose and Essendene), Little Snowflake Factory, Lemon Heaven, Smiley’s Concessions, and the Steak and Cheese Grill.
Live entertainment includes The Fab Fourever, the most prolific Beatles Tribute Band in Canada, Shortly after their set, Sunee Dhaliwal, local Abbotsford comedian, host, and entertainer, will be on hand to deliver an intimate set to Abbotsford families, followed by popular country band Me and Mae, and finally, Big City Soul, a tried and true dance and funk band, will be closing out the festival at 9 pm.
The Abbotsford Arts Council partnering with BerryFest to bring you their take on a true Artisan Market.
Lots more family-friendly activities to enjoy all day and evening.