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June 13, 2021 03:40 ET

Toronto is getting a farmers' market exclusively for Afro-Caribbean food

TORONTO, ON, June 13,2021 /blogTo/ - Farmers' markets have beome a summer staple, and there's a new one coming to Toronto that's trying to make it on your weekly grocery list. The Afro-Caribbean Farmers Market is set to debut in July Read More

June 12, 2021

Afro-Caribbean farmers market to open July 4 in Little Jamaica

TORONTO, ON, June 12, 2021 /The Caribbean Camera Inc/ - The Afro-Caribbean Farmers Market, presented in partnership with the York- Eglinton BIA, and City Councillor Josh Matlow – Ward 12, will debut as a weekly outdoor, farm-to-table vending experience that features affordable, ethical, local and organically grown fruits and vegetables of diasporic cultural origin. Read More

June 17, 2021

Farmers Market to Help Revitalize Little Jamaica

TORONTO, ON, June 17, 2021 /Share Magazine/ - Afro-Caribbean Farmers' Market is featured on the second page in this issue of the Share Magazine Read More

June 19, 2021

Parking lot turned in Afro-Caribbean market set to open in early July

TORONTO, ON, June 19, 2021 /TasteToronto/ - Farmers markets are a longstanding staple of the Toronto food scene and local communities, providing a source for locally-grown produce and specialized ingredients across a variety of cultures and tradition. In turn, they have become an inimitable feature of the city's vibrant personality; its latest addition, a soon-to-be Afro-Caribbean market, opening July 4 in Little Jamaica, as part of an initiative to nurture and develop the area. Read More

June 21, 2021

New Afro-Caribbean Farmer’s Market arrives in Little Jamaica

TORONTO, ON, June 21, 2021 /TRNTO/ - Food inequality is a known problem but is often ignored when it comes to pricey farmer’s markets. The new Afro-Caribbean Farmer’s Market at 1531 Eglinton Ave. W. and Oakwood aims to solve this problem by providing fresh produce to everyone in Little Jamaica through a new currency accepted at the market called Callaloo Cash. Read More

July 8, 2021

New Afro Caribbean Farmers Market In Little Jamaica Is A Huge Success

TORONTO, ON, July 8, 2021 /byblacks/ - or a long time, Lori Beazer would go to farmers’ markets and never see Black farmers. It wasn't until Beazer started doing her own research that she realized there were Black farmers, which led to her decision to launch a market just for them. "Many Black farmers have to steer away from the farmers’ markets because of the challenges they face and are happy that at least one dedicated space has been created just for them,” explains Beazer, the marketing manager for the Afro-Caribbean Farmers' Market. Read More

July 16, 2021

'All of this is about good intentions': Afro-Caribbean Farmers' Market opens in Toronto's Little Jamaica

TORONTO, ON, July 16, 2021 /Toronto.com/ - New weekly market supports Black-owned businesses, while offering culturally relevant food and goods. Toronto’s Little Jamaica has a new farmers’ market, one that aims to reflect the diversity of this unique west-end neighbourhood. Read More

July 16, 2021

'All of this is about good intentions': Afro-Caribbean Farmers' Market opens in Toronto's Little Jamaica

TORONTO, ON July 16, 2021 /TheStar.com/ -Toronto’s Little Jamaica has a new farmers’ market, one that aims to reflect the diversity of this unique west-end neighbourhood. The Afro-Caribbean Farmers’ Market opened on July 4 with the traditional of cutting of the ivy and pouring of the libations. Held every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Green P parking lot at 1531 Eglinton Ave. W., just east of Oakwood Avenue, it is set to run until Oct. 3. Read More

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