Monday, May 23, 2016

Flavourful Saskatoon, May 23, 2016

Grandora Gardens, Saskatoon Farmers' Market

Build a Squash Grow Pile, May 27
Join the Saskatoon Compost Coaches from 6:30-8 pm, May 27, to build a squash grow pile at the Saskatoon Food Bank’s Garden Patch. A grow pile is a compost heap that doubles as a garden bed for growing compost-friendly vegetables.

Summer Dining at Creekside Orchard 
May 27 & 28 – East Indian cuisine with Karun & Geetali Dawra
June 9 & 10 – Moldovian cuisine with Svetlana Cuisine Catering
Aug. 25 & 26 – Teresa, The Garlic Guru
Creekside Orchard is located near Melfort and grows asparagus, tart cherries, rhubarb, raspberries, and black currant.

Customer Appreciation Day, May 29
The Saskatoon Farmers’ Market is hosting a Customer Appreciation Day on Sunday, May 29. There will be special deals from all the vendors.

Food Truck Wars II, May 27-29 
Sixteen food trucks will be participating in Food Truck Wars II, May 27-29, at the Sutherland Curling Club.

Fit, Macho, Sexy & Vegan 
Veganism is losing its hippy image and being embraced by everyone from BeyoncĂ© to UFC fighters. Could the movement go mainstream – and what do committed ‘real’ vegans make of the newcomers?”

Chefs Weigh In on the Future of Food
Chefs discuss the future of food from menu options and climate change to agriculture, prices, and organics in an article excerpted from Questlove’s new book, something to food about: Exploring Creativity with Innovative Chefs.

Flavourful Saskatoon is a weekly Monday feature. I also post articles about food that is good, clean and fair; travel; and books. 

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