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Get Your Brewery Bites On!
Brewery Bites - Eat Lunch from the Market during the Week.
Brewery Bites is a new program featuring grab & go lunch items created and prepared by your favourite Market vendors available for purchase in the Neighbourhood Goods General Store on Wednesdays every week! Each week will feature a new Vendor with rotating menu items. Grab a quick fix between meetings or as you stroll down the waterfront.
Located at 1496 Lower Water Street, come find us and try a tasty bite of some local grub from 11 am to 1 pm.
Brewery Boxes are open for pre-order for April 17th! Place your orders by 6pm on Wednesday evening. Pickup is from 8:30 am to -11 am on Saturday at the market or simply select local delivery (delivered between 10 am -12 pm) on the Saturday.
Produce Box 📦 $30 - What's Inside this Week?
Pea Shoots I Bramble Hill Farm
Mixed Salad Greens I Pickford Family Farm
Red Delicious Apples I Pickford Family Farm
Rutabaga I TeBogt's Produce
Onions I Pickford Family Farm
Sweet Potatoes I TeBogt's Produce
Parsnips I Hutten Family Farm
Weekly Recipe Pairing 👩🍳 Bramble Hill's Pea Shoot Pesto Pasta Dish 🍴
➕ ADD-ON OPTIONS Eggs, Haddock, Sourdough, Gluten-Free Bread, Extra-Firm Tofu and Smoked Tofu!
Thank you for your continued support 💙💚💜💛🧡
📦 Brewery Box Pick-Up & Delivery Information 📦
Saturday, April 17th ONLY
🥕 If you selected pick-up for your Brewery Box, they will be ready for onsite pick-up on Saturday from 8:30 - 11:00 am at 1496 Upper Water Street in the Upper Courtyard.
🥕 If you selected delivery for your Brewery Box, they will be delivered between 10 am-12 pm on Saturday. If you are not home for the delivery, the driver will ring twice then leave the box on your doorstep.
🥕 Orders will close for this week at 6 pm on Wednesday evening to give our farmers and secondary producers time to harvest, clean, and transport all of the goods.
Tips for Saving Money While Eating Well
By Dietetic Intern Amanda Last, BSc.
Plan Ahead Planning your meals ahead of time will help visualize what you want to buy and help you to recognize if you are eating a balanced diet that has variety, moderation, and adequacy. By planning ahead you can also use up ingredients you already have and not waste ingredients, time and money. Make a list Making a list of all the ingredients you need for the week will ensure that you don't overspend when you are shopping. Having a list on hand acts as a reminder so you don't forget to purchase the items you need later, running the risk of spending more on convenience items. Budgeting A huge factor in saving money and avoiding overspending is creating and sticking to a budget. Try setting a budget for your groceries and treats. Think about what you can afford to spend and stick to it the best you can. Shop after you Eat! Shopping when your hungry is always a struggle. As soon as you enter the market or store, the aromas draw you in, and before you know it you bought four extra things you didn't have money for. Going in with a little something in your stomach will help you to focus on enjoying the market while getting what you need to get. Cooking and Freezing Bulk Recipes Using simple recipes, bulk cooking and freezing can help you save. Freezing foods, either straight from the market or after you make a meal means there is an extra meal waiting for you later. All you have to do is defrost it and possibly heat it up. This also decreases the chance of waste from foods going bad before you get to them. Bulk freezing even helps all those singles and couples out there to enjoy a variety of foods throughout the week without having to eat up the same ingredients throughout the entire week. If you can, drink tap water! Simply fill up a glass or a reusable bottle and avoid paying for a bottle of water. Being environmentally friendly can save you money! Store Your Foods in the Right Place Storing your foods at the right temperature and location will help to maintain the quality and nutritional value of foods and avoid waste. Want to know how to properly store your produce? Ask your local farmer or check out the following websites: https://www.unlockfood.ca/en/Articles/Cooking-Food-Preparation/How-to-store-vegetables-to-keep-them-fresh.aspx https://www.halfyourplate.ca/fruits-and-veggies/store-fruits-veggies/ https://www.eatingwell.com/article/286048/the-best-way-to-store-fruits-and-veggies
Shop at your Local Farmers' Market Most of the time, local and in-season produce is more affordable than imported fruits and veggies! The market also provides seasonal fruits and vegetables which helps you to support more environmentally friendly and sustainable food practices. Craving something that is out of season? We have canned goods like Gold Island Bakery's canned tomatoes made from Halifax Brewery Market tomatoes and frozen foods like Blueberries at the Neighbourhood Goods Store.
If you are looking for more information, please feel free to contact me at email@example.com!
Shop the Neighbourhood Goods General Store! In person: Wednesday 10am-2pm Thursday 10am-2pm Friday 10am-2pm Saturday 8am-1pm