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  • My trip to the farmer's market

    Today was the opening of the downtown farmer's market here in Edmonton. It is smack dab in the middle of the downtown along the best street in the core IMO. It has grown exponentially over the years with around 120 booths ranging from free range meats, seafood, flowers, dog treat, and everything else you can imagine. Enjoy.

    Behind my condo walking to the core.


    I love the old church against the newer red tower


    our revolving restaurant a top a killer designed tower on 100ave


    Approaching the market/our new urban Sobeys grocery, and Icon I


    looking east down our main street, jasper avenue, after grabbing an iced americano at axis cafe


    Our new urban Sobeys with its garage doors open:>


    the market







    Icon II (35 stories) - U/C



    Icon I



    Sobeys fronting Jasper has a raised tapas/wine bar...kicks ***


    on the way home, one of my fav duildings in the core



    Hope you enjoyed my tour, we bought fresh bread, jams, spicy crab spread, and some dog treats for our monster.

    suppose to be +28 to +30 today

    fins


    Ottawa-Edmonton-Vancouver-Edmonton

  • #2
    Again, great pics!
    Almost always open to debate...

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    • #3
      yay! now if we can only get the City to clean the streets BEFORE the market starts...
      www.decl.org

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      • #4
        It's great to see such a large crowd at the downtown market.
        “You have to dream big. If we want to be a little city, we dream small. If we want to be a big city, we dream big, and this is a big idea.” - Mayor Stephen Mandel, 02/22/2012

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        • #5
          It looks like the market is getting better every year.
          Edmonton first, everything else second.

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          • #6
            there were more people there than i can recall at any other time...it was amazing. I heard this comment more than once:

            "feels like places in europe where everyone comes out weekend mornings to get their thigns"


            LOVE IT


            Ottawa-Edmonton-Vancouver-Edmonton

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            • #7
              I agree. Hopefully we see a growing mix of vendors in the market. One of the things I love about European markets is that you can find all kinds of stuff - from olives to gypsy-made pillows to feta.
              LA today, Athens tomorrow. I miss E-town.

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