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Ramps?? Am I too late?

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Apple May 7, 2008 04:28 PM

I've got a serious craving. I read a posting saying they were at the SLM north market - but that was in April. Can I get them anywhere else? Or have I missed the boat on these bad boys this year?

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    SxCx RE: Apple May 7, 2008 11:51 PM

    Found some at Whole Foods (Hazelton Lanes) for 2.99 a bunch.

    Also saw some at Organics on Bloor.

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      peppermint pate RE: Apple May 8, 2008 06:43 AM

      I bought some at Harvest Wagon a few days ago.

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        Higgette RE: Apple May 8, 2008 07:57 AM

        Saw them last week at the SLM. Going again tonight so I'll update you.

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          Apple RE: Higgette May 8, 2008 12:52 PM

          oh yes please and please tell me where exactly. I can head over there tomorrow :)

        2. DockPotato RE: Apple May 8, 2008 02:42 PM

          I pulled some a week and a half ago and the bulbs were not quite there but the leaves were fine. I haven't had a chance to get more but suspect that they're just now coming into their own.

          The first asparagus should be on now too.

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            Apple RE: Apple May 9, 2008 10:05 AM

            I found them at SLM today - downstairs in a bucket - 1.99 per bunch - a little tired looking but I think they will do the trick. thanks!!

            ooh and the fiddleheads look divine!

            1. ms. clicquot RE: Apple May 9, 2008 12:42 PM

              If anyone else is looking for ramps, I just got back from SLM and they had some in a couple of the produce shops upstairs at the north end (near the entrance). I picked up two bunches and they look pretty good. I also got some Ontario fiddleheads and rhubarb. It's great to have some fresh, local produce again after such a long winter!

              1. domesticgodess RE: Apple May 11, 2008 03:02 PM

                bought some today at cheese boutique.....

                1. kenthecook RE: Apple May 12, 2008 06:58 PM

                  i bought some a week ago at youngs produce at royal york and bloor. 1.99 a bunch!!!

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                    DrewStar RE: Apple May 13, 2008 02:55 PM

                    They were available at The Riverdale Farmer's Market today. Also fiddleheads, rhubarb, asparagus and morels.

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                      hungry_pangolin RE: Apple May 14, 2008 06:17 PM

                      As DrewStar said, Riverdale yesterday. Many of the same suppliers there also appear at Dufferin Grove and The Brick Works, so at either of those locations, who might hit pay dirt. Best of luck!

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                        innercitykitty RE: Apple May 15, 2008 03:07 PM

                        Got some today at Dufferin Grove.

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                          DishyDiva RE: Apple May 17, 2008 06:23 AM

                          I bought some from the St. Lawrence Farmers' Market early today for $2.50 a bunch. They were in better shape two weeks ago when the leaves weren't as bruised and/or wilted. However, the bulbs are much bigger today.

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