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Market Thymes Newsletter - August 28, 2013

Market Highlights 

Our first ever Kids Swap Meet will be a feature of the market on Wednesday. We have 6 young entrepreneur teams who will be participating. 


Valley Gold Honey is back in the market with local honey.


Ray Pullen provides the live entertainment with his covers of pop hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s.


Stop by the Helms Mobile Kitchen barbeque cart for a hot dog, smokie or a veggie smokie and one of their refreshing fruit drinks. Then grab a chair in the shade under the big Prospera Credit Union tent and relax.


Also check out the Kids’ activity area sponsored and coordinated by the Best for Babies program.





Anniversary Bash

Join us anytime between 9:00 and 1:00 for a celebration of our 10th season. There will be entertainment, giveaways, decorations and more.


It’s our 10th birthday but

we’re giving away the gifts.


For every $10 you spend at the

Abbotsford Farm & Country Market

from today – through 12th you will receive an entry form to win a super pack full of products from our vendors.






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Pasta With Marinated Tomatoes and Mozzarella




  • 1 1/2 pounds of your favourite tomatoes
  • 1/2 small onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 
  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese, cubed 
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • 1 pound fettuccine or your favourite pasta 
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, torn




  1. In a large bowl, gently combine the tomatoes, onion, oil, cheese, 1 ½ teaspoons salt, and ¾ teaspoon pepper.
  2. Set aside and let marinate at room temperature for at least 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to the package directions.
  4. Add the drained pasta and basil to the marinated      tomatoes and toss to combine. Divide among individual bowls.



                        Meanwhile, cook the green beans with the remaining 1/4 teaspoon of salt in boiling water until tender, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a bowl of ice water. Drain and pat dry. Transfer to a serving bowl, toss with the onion mixture, and sprinkle with the zest.          








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