Kawarthas Northumberland Butter Tart Taste‐Off

This Saturday Sept 24, 2016

To celebrate all the great butter tarts and the continuing success of our Tour, we are hosting the annual Kawarthas Northumberland Butter Tart Taste‐Off on Saturday September 24th in the Morrow Building at the Peterborough Farmers’ Market. Competition in The Taste-Off is open to any of the participating bakeries, cafes, and businesses of our Butter Tart Tour. The winner of each of the Best Tart categories will win a spot to represent our region at Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival in Midland in June 2017.

From 9:30AM to 10:00AM many of our participating bakeries will be offering FREE Samples for the People’s Choice Tastings and Judging

Panels of five judges for each of the first four categories will select winners from the following categories, with the People’s Choice being decided by your votes cast during the event!

  • 10:00AM – Best Overall Plain Butter Tart (just the plain facts in this one)
  • 10:30AM – Best Locally Sourced Tart
  • 11:00AM – Best Alternative Tart
  • 11:30AM – Best Gluten Free Tart
  • 12:00PM – People’s Choice & Category Winners announced

The Locally Sourced Tart must include at least 75% local ingredients from the Kawarthas Northumberland region. The Best Alternative Tart is where the tart makers can get creative!

More info: http://www.buttertarttour.ca

Root Vegetable Day @ the Market.

The Peterborough Farmers' Market will be hosting Root Vegetable Day the first Saturday in March. Come see Chef Marty prepare great dishes with fresh veggies supplied from the vendors on the market.

Maple Syrup Day @ the Market.

The Peterborough Farmers' Market will be celebrating the Maple Syrup Harvest in April. Come to the Market and sample all the great products that available all year at the Peterborough Farmers’ Market

Egg Day @ the Market

The Peterborough Farmers' Market will be hosting an Egg day in January.

Strawberry and Dairy Day

Strawberry vendors will be donating strawberries to be given out with ice cream, donated by Kawartha Dairy. The Peterborough Farmers' Market Canada Day Celebration will be taking place the same day. We will be giving out balloons to celebrate!
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Corn and Peach Day

Corn and Peach vendors will be donating fresh corn for a corn roast and peaches to sample. Come early as this popular event usually goes quickly!!


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