Ossington is getting an indoor farmers’ market, with booze

Ossington is getting an indoor farmers’ market, with booze

(Image: Boehmer/Facebook) (Image: Boehmer/Facebook)
 

The Ossington strip now has an indie coffee shop, an ice-cream parlour and, as of June 14, its very own farmers’ market—a sign, perhaps, that the neighbourhood is growing out of the sweaty-dancing-till-dawn phase, and into something a bit more mature, at least in an Ossington-y kind of way. Case in point: the strip’s weekly produce sale isn’t being held in a park, or even a parking lot. Rather, it’s happening inside Boehmer, one of the bigger and fancier restaurants on the south end of the strip. Starting the week after next and continuing every Saturday morning until September, members of the Grey County Chefs’ Forum—a consortium of 35 Ontario farms who market their goods directly to chefs and other commercial buyers—will be selling heritage veggies and grass-fed meats at the restaurant. Boehmer will also be serving snacks, coffee and—because of course it is—booze. Ossington: where even grocery shopping is a party.

June 14–Sept. 1, 9-1. Boehmer, 93 Ossington Ave., boehmer.ca