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Month: July 2017

Who’s coming this week (July 20th)?

Who’s coming this week (July 20th)?

Who’s coming to the Old Chelsea Market this week (July 20th)?

We have another great line up of vendors scheduled to attend the market today. Stop by and pick up your weekly supplies, visit with friends and stay for supper. There will be kids activities available.

Back by popular demand, Phil Jenkins will be performing some of his classic tunes. Phil always puts on such a terrific show that is enjoyed by all. http://www.philjenkins.ca/

We also have a special guest coming to visit our market today. If you want to find out who it is, you will need to swing by and check it out. (hint – you might end up on TV).

Here is a list of our vendors for this Thursday (July 20th)…..

Ubuntu Gardens
Delices De Damos
Ferme Mexie Farm
Potager Eardley
Ambrosia Garden
Cat Cafe
Peabody Farm
Grassroots Farm
Squareroots Farm
Delices Sublimes
John Urban
Maribel’s Almonds
Lisana
Carley Earwaker
Beads of Awareness
Miellerie Sempels Honey
Big Rock Farm
Apple Road Goat Milk Soaps
Veronique-Etienne Lauzon
Cascades Savonique

And yes – for all those people asking – our honey lady will be there!

We are located at 212 Old Chelsea Road (in the heart of the village). We are open from 3:00 – 7:00. Hope to see you there.

Who’s coming to the Chelsea Market this week (July 13)??

Who’s coming to the Chelsea Market this week (July 13)??

The skies are looking bright tomorrow for another great day at the Old Chelsea Market. We have so many amazing vendors lined up for tomorrow (July 13). Come out and get to know your local producers and artisans. They have so many wonderful products ready to share with you.

We will be showcasing 5 new vendors this week. We have: Veronique-Etienne Lauzon with her hand crafted jewelry; Michael Kinghorn (Blacksmith) with his hand forged decorative ironwork for your home and garden; Shanthini Piyasena (Lisana) with her home cooked Indian food; Apple Road Goat Milks Soaps and Francois Parent with this antique restored furniture. A big welcome to you all.

We have 3 meat producers this week (Big Rock Farm, Peabody Farm and Grassroots Farm) and 3 veggie farmers (Potager Eardley, Ubuntu Gardens and Mexie Farm). And of course all of our regulars will be back (honey, coffee & natural iced teas, almonds, baked goods, tourtieres, Syrian food, soaps, nature cards and our fair trade vendor “Beads of Awareness”).

After dazzling the Chelsea crowds last year with her traditional Japanese instruments, Ryoko Itabashi is back again this week to share her music with you. She will be playing the Japanese guitar (shamisen) and the bamboo flute. Come watch her perform from 4:00 – 7:00. http://www.ryokoitabashi.com/

Here is a list of our vendors for this Thursday (July 13th)……

Ubuntu Gardens
Delices De Damos
Ferme Mexie Farm
Potager Eardley
Ambrosia Garden
Cat Cafe
Peabody Farm
Grassroots Farm
Delices Sublimes
John Urban
Maribel’s Almonds
Lisana
Carley Earwaker
Beads of Awareness
Miellerie Sempels Honey
Big Rock Farm
Apple Road Goat Milk Soaps
Kinghorn Blacksmithing
Francois Parent
Veronique-Etienne Lauzon

We are located at 212 Old Chelsea Road (in the heart of the village). Hope to see you there.

Harry Nowell – Watershed Artworks

Harry Nowell – Watershed Artworks

On Thursday, July 6th meet artist Harry Nowell at La Fab – connected to the Chelsea Market. Harry is a local photographer, with close to 20 years experience, with some of his work appearing in Canadian Geographic and Canoe and Kayak.

Harry will be present this Thursday during market hours (3:00 – 7:00) to talk about and to showcase his Watershed Project.

Harry Nowell offers an Artist Talk to connect his Watershed Artworks at La Fab to the watershed of Chelsea Creek, down the hill from the market, The creek has fueled the creative inspiration for his 16 year Watershed project.

See his 50 pound, home-made plywood camera. Explore the map of his 20+ km exploration of the watershed. See if you recognize the places in his artwork – iconic spots within Chelsea.

Also, hear stories of changes to the watershed and challenges to capture the project.

HarryNowell.com/watershed