Kitchener Market


Interesting links and articles 

We love food. And you probably do too since you're on our website. We've put together a collection of interesting articles about the market and food links that foodies and market-goers alike will find interesting.

Kitchener Market - connecting people with food.

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The Cord - community edition - visits the Kitchener Market

The Cord co-arts editors, Amy and Ali took a trip to the Kitchener Market in October 2012 to do some research comparing farmers' markets to grocery stores. Read their article, Skipping the grocery store - local markets present a better alternative for getting groceries. 

They also filmed a short video about their experience. 

In January 2013, Carley, from The Cord, visited the Kitchener Market Saturday farmers' market to learn a little more about whole food and what's available at the market to help her achieve her New Year's resolution of healthier eating. Read her story, Visit to the Kitchener Market

Blogger, Andrew Dobson visits Waterloo Region and stops by the Kitchener Market

In January, blogger, Andrew Dobson writer of popular blog, Dobbernation Loves, visited the Kitchener Market during his Waterloo Region culinary adventure. During his morning breakfast visit, we gave him a tour of our farmers' market and offered him a sampling of our International Food Court vendors' menu. Read what he had to say about his tour.

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Local food blogs:

Waterloo Region Eats

Written by Andrew Coppolino, Waterloo Region Eats is all about where to eat and what to eat ... and who's cooking it.

Dragon's Kitchen

Local resident and Marketplace chef, Paula Costa, writes about her love of food, the recipes she plays with and other interesting and fun food-related content in her Dragon's Kitchen blog.

Seasonal Ontario Food

Seasonal Ontario Food focuses on eating seasonally with recipes featuring at least 80% of Ontario grown ingredients.

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Links to our vendors' websites:

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Food-related links:

Farmers' Market Ontario - Free Business Guide for New Farmers

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs developed a free Business Resources Guide for New Farmers. For a single copy of this book, please contact the OMAFRA Agricultural Information Contact Centre and request a free copy (free shipping) at: 1-877-424-1300. 

Eat Waterloo Region - Waterloo Region Tourism

A website showcasing all of the fabulous places to eat in Waterloo Region - including the Kitchener Market. Visit website.

Visit the Eat Waterloo Region website.

Foodland Ontario

Find facts, recipes and food information. Foodland Ontario is a long-established consumer promotion program of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

Visit the Foodland Ontario website.

Foodlink Waterloo Region

Learn about local foods and how to find it as well as local food events. Foodlink Waterloo Region is a non-profit organization that promotes local food, supports and connects farms and food businesses, provides local food education and outreach in our community, and engages decision makers in putting local food policy on the community's agenda.

Visit the Foodlink Waterloo Region website.

EatRight Ontario

Find nutrition and health information as well as budget and menu planning tools. EatRight Ontario wants to help you improve your health and quality of life through healthy eating. This service provides easy-to-use nutrition information to help you make healthier food choices.

Visit the EatRight Ontario website.

Dietitians of Canada

Dietitians of Canada strive for excellence in advancing health through food and nutrition.

Visit the Dietitians of Canada website.

Be Food Safe

Information and resources about proper food handling and safety.

Visit the Be Food Safe website.

Health Canada

Information, tools and resources around Canada's Food Guide.

Visit the Health Canada website.

Guelph Wellington Food Local

A regional food system is important for personal health and wellbeing, economic development for the region and contributes to a healthy community and environment.

Visit the Guelph Wellington Food Local website.

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