Maple Fool’s Day
March 24 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
On March 24, get a taste of everything maple at the Barrie Farmers’ Market. Celebrate Maple Fools’ Day with bottles of local sweetness from Williams Farm and Carter Farms, maple treats from the bakers and chefs, and get inspiration for savory maple dishes using pretty much every ingredient available. Kids can enjoy a “pin the leaf on the tree” game with prizes, and Edward St. Moritz will entertain everyone throughout the morning with live music.
Get ready for all sorts of maple goodness!
- maple bacon tourtiere from Rosie Rain Meat Pies
- maple-garlic sausages from Grandpa’s Hungarian Sausages
- maple-smoked trout and salmon from Mays Food Service
- maple coffee from Your Ultimate Meals
- Asian-inspired maple glazed duck breast, Atlantic salmon fillet with smokey maple butter and fennel, and grilled pork back ribs with maple chipotle BBQ sauce from Without Reservations
- maple iced dog cookies from Bark & Mewz
- maple beer nuts and maple buttered almonds from In A Nutshell
- maple yogurt from Say Cheese
- maple truffles from Egon’s Chocolates
- maple chocolate bars from Georgian Chocolate Co.
- maple balsamic dressing from Nicholyn Farms
- maple roasted squash soup from McBride’s Organic Farm
At the moment, Edward St. Moritz makes Barrie his home. He has played on the east and west coasts of Canada, worked on a radio production of After Exile for CBC Living Out Loud, opened for renowned folksinger/storyteller James Keelaghan at a concert in Midland and collaborated with Oliver Balabursk (conductor of Barrie’s Huronia Symphony Orchestra) on a Christmas holiday project Sadie’s Door. He plays the pompe or rhythm guitar inthe local gypsy jazz combo Huronia Hot Strings, and he plays viola with the Huronia Symphony Orchestra. In the time in between all of that, Edward teaches music and and plays regularly at the TLC Bistro on Maple Avenue.
We’re happy to have him perform at the Barrie Farmers’ Market on March 24. Have a listen and let us know what you think.
Take advantage of local food and artisan products every Saturday, all year long. The Barrie Farmers’ Market keeps bringing fresh local goodness to the City Hall rotunda in downtown Barrie from 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Come out to meet your local farmers, producers, chefs, bakers, and artisans while you shop. See you Saturday!