People will not only be able to buy fresh food at the Fort Macleod Farmer’s Market, they will get some advice on how to prepare it.
The Fort Macleod Food Matters group will host food preparation sessions in co-operation with the Farmer’s Market.
The first Farmer’s Market of the season is Thursday, July 17 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at the curling rink.
Fort Macleod Food Matters has arrange for local residents to share their know-how on how to make the most of local food.
There will be sessions on homemade salsa, what to do with kale and squash, and how to can and preserve.
There will even be a session on the many different things that can be done with rhubarb.
The batch of rhubarb for Thursday’s market was picked from the Fort Macleod Community Garden.
Fort Macleod Food Matters will promote a schedule of sessions at the Fort Macleod Farmer’s Market once it is complete.