Vince’s Market Hosts Local Business Community at Annual Partner Vendor Meeting

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Vince’s Market was proud to host their 5th Annual Partner Vendor Meeting on Wednesday November 5th, 2013 at Cardinal Golf Club.  Many local distinguished guests and business community members gathered for the annual presentation by owners Brian Johns and Giancarlo Trimarchi. Continue reading

Produce Update from Carmen at Vince’s Market

Vince's Market fresh produceHi, it’s Carmen here. With June upon us, we are happy to welcome back and give you an update on Ontario produce. We’ve missed it!

Ontario asparagus is in full season and it’s been a good year so far for the crop. Tenderness and taste are some of the best we have seen in many years. If you missed our last blog post, please check out this delicious Grilled Balsamic Asparagus recipe. Continue reading

Gardening and Planting Season at Vince’s Market

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It’s planting season! I am quickly figuring out that gardening and planting are not as easy as they may seem. It appears most of what I planted last year has not survived the winter and I do not think it relates to soil condition or full sun/part sun as much as it has to do with me being horrible at planting. So this year I am committed to changing all of that by visiting the greenhouses/garden centres, speaking with seasoned gardeners, learning from my mistakes, and managing my expectations. Fingers crossed. I’m taking advice; so feel free to share by commenting on this blog post or on our Facebook page. Continue reading

BBQ Season – LiberTerre® – Antibiotic Free, Hormone Free Meats

LiberTerre Meats at Vince's Market storesA few summers ago, we introduced the LiberTerre® brand of Beef, Pork, Poultry and some highlights of lamb, through our Partners at Retail Ready. The LiberTerre® brand signifies that their products are “free from…” For example, the products are Antibiotic Free, Hormone Free, etc. and they are great… especially during BBQ season. Continue reading

Introducing Olimpiya – Vince’s Market Salad Bar & Prepared Foods Expert

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My name is Olimpiya and I am the Salad Bar and Prepared Food Supervisor at Vince’s Sharon. I am very excited to be writing this week’s blog for Vince’s and to tell you a little bit about myself and the exciting things that are happening in the Vince’s Market Salad Bar and Prepared Food departments. For those of you who do not know me, let me first begin by telling you a little bit about myself. Continue reading

Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day Dinner: Salmon Teriyaki Rice Pockets

Salmon teriyaki rollsEven though the weather is cold, there are lots of reasons to love February. Ontarians are excited to get an extra long weekend for Family Day, to relax or have a fun day with the kids.  The most obvious reason to love February is because of Valentine’s Day, the day devoted to love and sweethearts.

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Super Bowl Meal Ideas: Super Easy Super Bowl Chili

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It’s almost here, the big day for all of you football fans, the big game, the Super Bowl.  As you get ready for the big game, you might have a team full of hungry fans descending on your doorstep.

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What is the symbolism of Easter Eggs? Why does the Easter Bunny Bring Eggs?

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Eggs form a central part of Easter celebrations, from the chocolate eggs hidden in Easter egg hunts, to the beautifully decorated Ukrainian Easter eggs.  But what is the symbolism of Easter eggs?  Continue reading

Superfoods do not have to be super pricey: Kale

bigstock-black-kale-italian-kale-tusc-44280229Every month, the latest nutrition news is extolling the benefits of some new superfood that is imported from the rainforest or some exotic location.  These “new” superfoods tend to be very expensive and are usually a specialty item at the health food store.  Continue reading