Local fruits and vegetables at the Museum all summer
The Museum’s Farmer’s Stand. Photo MMFA. Mike Patten
Summer’s bounty is coming to Du Musée Avenue! Every Wednesday this July and August, the Museum’s Farmer’s Stand will be set up to sell a range of seasonal farm products. This initiative aimed at promoting local growers of fruits, vegetables, fresh herbs and flowers will enable the public to conveniently procure these items just steps from the MMFA. Throughout the summer, a colourful array of freshly picked radishes, lettuces, cucumbers, strawberries and other delights will tempt passersby in a feast for the eyes and palate.
The idea for the Museum’s Farmer’s Stand was born of the MMFA’s desire to do its part to encourage buying local. To this end, everything sold at the stand is sourced from producers less than 100 km from the Museum by means of a short distribution channel – specifically, using only one intermediary. It is a great way to give back to the community while spreading some cheer.
The Museum’s Farmer’s Stand will be open every Wednesday of July and August, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., weather permitting.