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Artisanal Food Market
Harbourfront Centre’s first food market offers locally produced
food, clothing, jewelry and more!TORONTO, ON (June 3, 2013) – Step into a world full of flavours at Harbourfront Centre’s inaugural Artisanal Food Market on Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9. Vendors from across the city set-up shop for the weekend, showcasing unique multicultural food and hand-made products.Vendors at Harbourfront Centre showcase not only the tastiest flavours from across the globe, but also an assortment of unique jewelry and clothing. Festival highlights include:• Latin American treats from Pancho’s Bakery• Gourmet, hand-made cookies from Mary McLeod’s Shortbread• French-Caribbean soul food from Le Ti Colibri• Natural gemstones and genuine pearls from Mint• Tibetan turquoise healing pendants from Karma Beads• And exciting shows from local street performersWhether patrons come to shop, eat or explore Harbourfront Centre’s 10-acre site, there is something for everyone at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront!For additional information and complete event listings, the public may visit harbourfrontcentre.com or call the Information Hotline at 416-973-4000. Harbourfront Centre is located at 235 Queens Quay West in the heart of downtown Toronto’s waterfront. For information about getting here during the Queens Quay revitalization, visit harbourfrontcentre.com/gettinghereABOUT HARBOURFRONT CENTRE SUMMER SEASONHarbourfront Centre is a Canadian charity operating the 10 prime acres of Toronto's central waterfront as a free and open public site. We celebrate the multiplicities of cultures that comprise Canada and enliven the city through the creative imaginations of artists from across the country and around the globe. Harbourfront Centre attracts more than 17 million visits to its site each year to experience 4,000 diverse public events and activities. Harbourfront Centre receives operational support from the Government of Canada and the City of Toronto and program funding from all levels of government, the private sector and individual donors.
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Artisanal Food Market Vendors
FOODThe Portobello BurgerSaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.The Portobello Burger caters to people who are interested in eating healthy, tasty, hearty food. Featuring their famous Portobello burger and sweet potato fries, sold in the World Café.Le Ti ColibriSaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.Indulge in French-Caribbean soul food including vegan and vegetarian options too! All food is made fresh daily, in-house and with love. Bianca’s Juice BarSaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.Bianca’s Juice Bar is a small local, organic, vegan snack bar that prepares nourishing smoothies and snacks.One Love CornSaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.Enjoy the delicious corn on the cob and corn soup from One Love Corn - featured on the Food Network! Pancho’s BakerySaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.Since 1927, Pancho’s Bakery is serving up churro’s and other baked goods. An exceptionally delicious Latin American treat!Chocosol TradersSaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.Chocosol Traders make artisan chocolate right here in Toronto using organic, forest garden, shade-grown cacao, sourced directly from indigenous communities in the Lacondon jungle of Chiapas and the Oaxacan mountains of Southern Mexico. All chocolate is made without dairy, gluten, soy and nuts and are also vegan.CoffeecologySaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.Coffeecology strives to effect positive change in some of the poorest regions in the world by promoting great coffees that are traded fairly and are sustainable. Flo TradingSaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.Flo Trading features a range of unique gourmet products from Latin America! Established in 2009, they work directly with producers in order to import, introduce and distribute products to the Canadian market. Mary McLeod’s ShortbreadSaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.Mary McLeod’s Shortbread is one of Toronto’s finest and most unique gourmet cookie stores. Since 1981, they have been creating many delicious varieties of hand-made shortbread using the purest ingredients available.Pura QuinoaSaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.Certified as 100% organic and gluten free royal quinoa! Pura Quinoa strive to develop the most innovative products that are healthy, delicious and organic.Upper SpiceSaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.Spiced just right! Whether patrons enjoy homemade gluten-free tastes that bring a sweat to their brow or are just a fan of exotic flavours, Upper Spice has the spice mix available at the Artisanal Food Market. The Edible DoghouseSaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.The Edible Doghouse creates unique gifts for pets that are totally edible including the container as well as the treats inside it. All of the treats are made of human-grade, dog friendly ingredients and contain no preservatives.The Purple KitchenSaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.The Purple Kitchen is passionate about high-quality products free from preservatives. The ingredients are local and Canadian where possible, and in many cases, organic. Enjoy the fresh marshmallows, granola, caramel popcorn and cookies guilt-free!
CLOTHING & JEWELRYFalcon FashionSaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.Custom-designed and manufactured items ranging in a wide selection of unique traditional and non-traditional jewelry, including bangles, scarves, shawls, bags, semi-precious stones and much more.MintSaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.Mint is a Toronto-based artisan studio, producing high quality limited edition designs. Mint jewelry is handcrafted using the finest quality materials; only natural gemstones, genuine pearls, Swarovski crystals, sterling silver, and 14K gold fill/vermeil are used for items sold under the Mint brand.Mystique Jewelry & Fashion AccessoriesSaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.Mystique Jewelry & Fashion Accessories provides stylish women’s accessories including rhinestone, crystal fashion, silver jewelry, scarves, purses and clutches.Yes World BoutiqueSaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.Yes World Boutique offers women’s clothing and accessories that are comfortable, expressive and unique.HandmadeSaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.A unique assortment of beads, jewelry, cotton dresses and bags!Ruth StationSaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.Ruth Station features artisan and handmade Korean jewelry, charms and small gifts.ImomonetSaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.Phone cases featuring unique designs, earphone jacks, plugs, DIY phone cases, and screen protectors for a variety of cell phones.Karma BeadsSaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.Tibetan turquoise healing pendants, sterling silver pendants, necklaces, silver rings with Tibetan Handicraft, silver belt buckles, and more.TerrassaSaturday, June 8 from 12 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 6 p.m.Quality organic jute bags, organic cotton clothing, organic cotton scarves, and organic toyo hats.