Mac Farmstand opens for 2017 season on May 31

May 26, 2017 at 11:00 am

The stand will begin operations starting May 31 and will run every Wednesday and Thursday from 11 am to 4 pm inside MUSC Atrium (near Starbucks). Mac Farmstand will celebrate its 2017 Grand Opening at noon on June 7.  Join in on the fun with an apple biting ceremony and more.

Mac Farmstand will feature a variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, sourced from local farms within a small radius of McMaster University. Offerings will include fresh apples, pears, heirloom carrots, zucchini squash and more. Mac Farmstand will also feature fresh baked cookies, streusels, and bread from De La Terre bakery, which utilizes local produce and flour in their baking. There is also a wide of variety of locally produced jams, chutneys, salsa, and ketchup.

New this year, the Maple Strawberry Jam, which substitutes sugar with maple syrup, is sure to be a hit.  Also, Mac Farmstand will offer a peach chutney, sure to complement any dish. Moreover, if you are looking for a light snack, come to the stand and choose between various popcorn flavours including cheddar, dill pickle, butter and salt, or sriracha.

Follow Mac Farmstand on facebook, Twitter and Instagram, for new recipe ideas that can be made from the produce found at the stand. Find easy-to-follow recipe cards and videos for inspiration.

For more information, please contact:

Shailee Siddhpuria
Mac Farmstand Director
farmstand@msu.mcmaster.ca

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