Even if the weather outside is frightful, memories of warmer climes come to life at the Vankleek Hill Farmers’ Market, which has grown into a yearround attraction.
A champion of wholesome locally produced foods, arts and crafts, the market is a forum for producers and customers to engage in amicable conversation and sells their products.
Vendors offer their wares Saturdays year-round, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Vankleek Hill Collegiate Institute, situated at 5814 Highway 34. During the winter months, the market is located inside the high school.
Stalls are chock full of a wide variety of goods -- blue corn meal, barley products, baked items, dog food, greens, lettuce, spinach and garlic, preserves, flowers, candles, grass-fed goat, lamb, beef, rabbit meat, herbs, spices, wild mushrooms, plants, soaps and skin products.
Also check out red deer and wild boar meat.
LIKE HOT CAKES: products. The year-round Vankleek Hill Farmers’ Market is a cornucopia of local