Mac Farmstand set to open for 2019 season on June 12

May 31, 2019 at 09:34 am

Mac Farmstand is McMaster’s very own farmer’s market. It features a variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables which come from farms within a small radius around McMaster. Produce sold at the Farmstand will include fresh apples, pears, heirloom carrots, zucchini squash and more.  

In addition, Mac Farmstand will offer an assortment of fresh baked cookies, streusels, and bread from De La Terre bakery which utilizes local produce and flour. There is also a wide of variety of locally produced jams, chutneys, and salsa from Aunties Grove. Fruits and veggies are sourced from Sovereign Farms. New this year, Farmstand will sell locally produced honey Happy Bees Apiary.

Mac Farmstand aims provide students, faculty, and staff access to fresh and local produce and products and better connect McMaster to the Hamilton community. The stand will open June 12, and will operate every Wednesday and Thursday from 11am to 4pm until October. Throughout the summer months, Mac Farmstand will be located inside the MUSC Atrium. In September, Farmstand will move outdoors and will be located in the Mills Plaza, adjacent to MUSC.

Need ideas on what to cook? Follow Mac Farmstand on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for new, inspirational recipe ideas and videos that can be made from the produce found right at the stand.

For more information, please contact:

Abby Lindzon
Director, Mac Farmstand
farmstand@msu.mcmaster.ca

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