“If you’re looking for organic spices or even something that will spice and light you up, discover why Kensington Farmers Market should be on your top list.”
Over the last 2 years, Mira and I were kept coming back in forth in farmers market, buying organic products, trying new foods introduced by the local community, and supporting events that our two kids loved. As we all know, local shops are what make a community. Though they may consider as small businesses compare to titan retail companies, they do have big benefits.
Sharing the common interest between local business owners and us as consumers make this Kensington farmers market unique. We must understand that that money spent within local community and neighborhood will directly be reinvested back within the community by means of local employment. For us, these small entrepreneurs are more knowledgeable in terms of what the local needs.
That’s why most of our organic spices were bought here at Kensington Farmers Market in Sugar and Spice. I was amazed when I learned that it’s been there for 20 years. Almost the same year when I first met my first love, see her? Yeah you’re right, she’s the Sugar and I’m the … you know.
And so we walked again along the street of Kensington Farmers Market, for those meat lovers, Sanagan’s Meat Locker is for you. You might want to check out their dry-aged top sirloin steak. I have been informed that they do the traditional way of aging technique. I remember back in the Philippines, they do this in Mt. Province too, they hang the meat for like a month, waiting patiently till mature, then seasoned allowing to reach the desired flavor and aroma.
When it comes to seafoods, Kensington Farmers Market also has a place for this too. In Seven Lives, this Tijuana style tacos are almost seafood inspired. Spicy shrimps, Baha fish and even octopus, have you tried octopus? for just 5 bucks fellows, you can have it with pumpkin seeds on it. Sounds delicious to you?…
Well, as we continue to embrace the vegetarian diet, we found some fresh fruits and vegetables that were newly delivered. It’s almost Halloween here, so I got a bunch of fresh and different variety of pumpkins over here. Let’s try some pumpkin pie this weekends.
By the way, have you seen a car that has a grass growing on it, literally? Well, you have it here just around the corner of Kensington Farmers Market. I am planning to throw some seeds of organic tomatoes there next summer and see how it grows before season ends.
If you love coffee as much as we do, we recommend to visit Fika Café (according to Google dot com, my childhood best friend, Fika is a Swedish custom, where people gather together to socialite over the other during coffee break). Wow!
The coffee combined with Fika Sandwiches was heaven. The place is simple and cozy that we even dream of having our own for our kids. We tried Avocado Sandwich with Kale on side. A perfect taste, for my perfect wife, to our perfect dream. We will go back here for sure.
So as we continue to drink coffee among the others while slowly biting the crunchiness of bread and chewing it till all the flavors within the Avocado Sandwich blended together, we met Sarah Hiltz, a Canadian musician artist who happens to be there. I talked to her for a while telling her that if she will be having a world tour, don’t forget to visit Philippines.
She’s so nice that she even leave a note for us.
You’re Welcome Sarah!
Folks, Can I ask a favor? Let us know what’s on your farmers market near you. Feel free to leave a message down here. We want to visit it too. Maybe, till the sun falls?…