Wild Blueberry Weekend at Evergreen Brick Works August 19 & 20

August 1, 2017

What: Are you WILD about wild blueberries?  Join us at the markets on Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20 to celebrate this delicious super berry indigenous to North America.  Learn, taste, eat and shop from more than 20 food producers, preservers, bakers, and chefs, all featuring wild blueberry products and dishes including pork and venison sausages, Japanese mochi, waffles, tamales, wine, ice pops and more

Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
          – Limited parking onsite (take the shuttle from Broadview Station to
            win wild blueberry prizes)
          – Take public transit seven days a week on bus 28 Bayview South from
            Davisville subway station

Why– Sample delectable wild beverages and snacks
           – Gain valuable insights into the nutritional benefits of wild blueberries
           – Engage with wild local chefs to discover innovative ways to enjoy
              this year-round, fresh or frozen fruit
            – Enjoy live music from local bands

WhenSaturday, August 19, 2017 at the Saturday Farmers Market
            8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
            Sunday, August 20, 2017 at the Sunday Market
            10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Wild blueberry tasting | Wild blueberry Association of North America
Join the Wild Blueberry Association of North America to taste and learn about the benefits of wild blueberries and how to incorporate 1/2 cup per day all year into your diet

Wild blueberry-inspired market
Our weekend markets turn wild with wild blueberry fresh fruit, products, dishes and special dishes created featuring wild blueberries

Chef demo, cookbook sale, and signing
Location: Pavilions
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday
Chef: Christine Tizzard
Dishes: kid-friendly quinoa tabouli salad with wild blueberries and summer wild blueberry trifle

Make sure to stop, taste, and learn about wild blueberry recipes, tips and health benefits of wild blueberries with Canadian celebrity chef and TV personality, Christine Tizzard.  Preview and buy her new cookbook, Honest to Goodness: Recipes for the Everyday Home Cook.  This will be a special opportunity to have your book personally signed by Chef Christine.

Christine Tizzard, The 3 Way Chef, is a Newfoundland-born chef, food stylist, recipe developer and a lifelong lover of Canadian wild blueberries.  Christine shares her enthusiasm and distinctive recipes with fans through her television and in-person appearances, blog and YouTube Channel.  Christine is a proud member of Whitecap Books’ table of world renowned chefs and author of the highly anticipated cookbook, Honest to Goodness; it shares her commitment to healthy eating and love for all things delicious.

Hands in the bowl children’s wild blueberry activities
Location: Mud Creek terrace
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Join us on the Mud Creek Terrace for loads of wild blueberry themed fun! We’ll be busy getting our hands messy with wild blueberry smash jam and bannock over the fire

Walk, hike, bike or take public transit to Wild Blueberry Weekend and win a wild blueberry gift!

Join the wild blueberry conversation and stay up-to-date on all weekend-related activities on Twitter: @WildBBerries #wildbluewknd. Find inspiring recipes at www.wildblueberries.com or on Instagram at @WildBlueberries or @Evergreen_Brick_Works

About Evergreen Brick Works
Evergreen is dedicated to making cities flourish. Since 1991, we’ve been hard at work, transforming spaces into great places so that communities can thrive. We believe that by connecting people, natural and built worlds we can enable Canadians to do great things that will shape our cities for the better. The Farmers Market at Evergreen Brick Works started in 2007 with 25 local farmers and producers and is now one of Toronto’s largest markets running year-round connecting visitors to local and seasonal food.  For more information visit evergreen.ca.