Friday, August 17, 2012

Wondering if you should pop by the Main Street Farmers Market?

Some of the awesome food being sold at the Main Street Farmers Market today include:

Beets - $3 a bunch
Corn - $7 a dozen, $4 a half dozen
Carrots - $3 a bundle
Zucchini - $1 for large, $.50 for small
Onion bulbs - $2
Kale - $3 a bunch
Scallions - $2 a bundle
Hot Peppers - $1 for 4
Apples - $1 for 3
Rainbow Chard - $1.50 a bunch
Herbs including Basil, Mint, Tarragon and Dill - $1 a bundle
Tomatillos - $1 for 4
Ice Coffee from Black Pearl - $2.50 for 12oz cup
Guayki Ice Tea (Yerba Mate) - $3 a can

and you can even get your very own Food For Folks T-shirt for $20 (or 2 for $30!)

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Voice of the North End

I recently stumbled onto the Winnipeg Libraries awesome page at It is a mix of well known North Enders, business people and everyday residents.

It contains many sound files of interviews done by Russ Gourluck for his book  The Mosaic Village: An Illustrated History of Winnipeg's North End.

If you get a chance, take a listen!

Monday, August 13, 2012

Annual Street Festival

This Saturday August 18 is the Annual Street Festival! It runs from Noon until 10:30 p.m. and is put on my MMF Winnipeg Region. It is on McGregor Street between Mountain Avenue and St. John's Avenue.

There will be live entertainment, kids entertainment, craft tables, BBQ and beverages and activities the whole family can enjoy!

If you wish to donate or volunteer please contact Breanne Lavallee-Heckert at or 204-589-4327 ext 223 or Debbie Baker at

Free Jam Making Workshop

With help from the North End Food Security Network and Ralph Brown Community Centre, St John's Residents Association is offering a free jam making workshop.

It will be on Monday August 27 from 5 - 8pm at Ralph Brown Community Centre.

Want to register? Call Joy or Charlene at 204-927-2340.

Billy Mosienko Lanes - League Bowling

League bowling is fast approaching, starting up just after Labor Day! Billy Mosienko lanes has a whole bunch of new leagues starting up, including some great youth leagues.

Want to join? Need more info? Check out their website at or give them a call at 204-586-2416.