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Brunch at the Calgary Farmers’ Market West

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General Admission Ages 14+

Experience Great Food at the Calgary Farmers’ Market West

Explore the Calgary Farmers Market West with an expert guide, and learn all about eating local in Alberta. You’ll meet at a reserved table in the main food hall for a light brunch, including a breakfast sandwich, fruit, juice, and coffee. During brunch, you’ll learn the history of the Calgary Farmers’ Market and about Alberta’s seven signature foods.

Next, you’ll stroll through the farmers’ market to do about a dozen tastings and hear the stories of what it takes to put food on our tables. Receive recipes from our founder, award-winning cookbook author, Karen Anderson, and be inspired to shop the market and head home to cook with freshly sourced Alberta ingredients.

Tasting Locations

Gemstone Kitchen or Lil’ Black Rooster 
A delicious BELT (Beef bacon, egg, lettuce, and tomato) or vegan or vegetarian breakfast sandwich to start your day.

Phil & Sebastien Coffee
Locally roasted, direct trade beans add up to a delicious pairing with your breakfast sandwich.

The Cherry Pit
Fresh fruit or berries to round out your light brunch.

Better Juice Bar
Fresh pressed juices and popsicles borne as a food waste reduction innovation.

Yum Bakery
Breads and savoury and sweet pastries made with love by locals.

Gull Valley Greenhouses
Heirloom tomatoes, fresh lettuces, crispy cucumbers, peppers, beans, and eggplants – all from an hour away, year-round.

Taste sustainable seafood at its finest.

Innisfail Growers
Fresh and preserved vegetables from five families who produce, process, market, and distribute cooperatively.

Master Chocolat
For 40 years, they’ve raised the bar with their delectable offerings.

Eau Claire Distillery
Founded by a true maverick, we’ll taste Alberta spirits and craft tonics.

Spragg’s Meat Shop
Birth to plate pasture-raised pork with delicious sausages and a chef on staff to give you cooking ideas.

Gemstone Beef
These regenerative ranchers raise grass-fed animals from birth to plate without hormones or antibiotics.

Fallen Timber Meadery
These honey-based wines, hopped drinks, and cocktails are a revelation.

Bauer Meats
A great source for Bison and Elk with fine meat cutting and charcuterie available.

Sylvan Star Cheese
Canada’s most award-winning cheese maker, come taste why.

Where to Meet