Fight Off Colds & Flu With Kimchi

 

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Kimchi is the traditional Korean dish of salted and fermented vegetables, a staple in the cuisine of the Korean peninsula since antiquity. This delicious and deceptively simple side dish has crossed over, and is gaining in popularity year after year. And for good reason, especially this season. Kimchi is regularly included in flu & cold fighting listicles. Never underestimate the power of prebiotics, chiles, and cabbage! Continue »



Free Workshop: My Sustainable Life

 

Our beautiful tote bags are made by HeyJute an innovative and environmentally conscious Canadian company. Jute is an all- natural plant fibre, similar to hemp or flax, like you’ve seen in burlap bags and ropes. It is inexpensive to produce and requires minimal processing, so that’s good for the environment too. So we are very excited to announce an in-store workshop with VJ Bala, owner of Hey Jute, as he shares green living tips and talks about easy ways to live more sustainably.

 

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Learn all about:

  • misconceptions about plastic pollution
  • examples of how and why we pollute
  • tips & tricks on living sustainably
  • how to avoid greenwashing
  • and much more

Saturday, November 16, 1- 2pm

Please rsvp to accounting@fiestafarms.ca or just drop in. We look forward to seeing you there!

 



The Subtle Joys of Lemongrass

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Lemongrass is one of our favourite herbs, adding a subtle yet distinctive lemony fragrance to much of the cuisine that hails from Southeast Asian countries like Thailand, Sri Lanka and India. Basically, if you want to cook a curry or soup or stew with coconut milk, you’d better not forget the lemongrass! Continue »



How Yuba doing?

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Although Yuba has been in use in China, Japan and Korea since the fifteenth century, it is one of those ingredients that is gaining popularity in Toronto and popping up more and more in  restaurants that serve a plant-based cuisine. And for good reason. Continue »



Come and Visit Our Spooktacular Corn Maze!

 

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It’s that time of year again, when the ghosts and goblins and scarecrows gather forces and plot their shenanigans for the upcoming Halloween season. And their favourite spot to convene? Why our own spectacular corn maze, of course! They’ll be hanging around and haunting and hiding in an amongst the twisting turning maze for the next couple of weeks, so why not come down to our transformed Garden Centre and say Boo!

 

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One of the great things about observing annual holidays is making and celebrating your own traditions. And at Fiesta Farms we’ve been doing that very thing for a few years now during the weeks that lead up to Halloween, and every year we do it it gets a little better. With Halloween lurking right around the corner, it means one thing; our corn maze is back, and it’s as fun and spooky as ever.

 

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Our Garden Centre is the perfect spot for the corn maze, with plenty of room for twists and turns and surprises along each cornrow and around every corner. Look up, look down, peek into nooks and crannies, around bales of hay and through dry corn husks and dangling spiderwebs, you’ll find something to amuse and cast a spell on you and your little ones.

 

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The maze is open now until October 31, Halloween, and you can visit it anytime during store hours, nine a.m. to eight p.m.on weekdays and nine to six on weekends.  In fact, for a spookier experience you might you want to visit after the sun goes down.

 

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If you’re not sure you can muster the nerve to visit, you might want to have a sneak peek at this little video we shot of last year’s maze. This year’s model is just as fun, with a few extra surprises thrown in just to keep you on your toes. And feel free to share your experience on your social platforms, take as many photos as you like using the hashtag #Fiestacornmaze. Have a fun and safe Halloween!

 

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