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Ramps on the Danforth

dlw88 May 5, 2011 06:38 AM

Any chance I can pick up some Ramps somewhere on the Danforth today? If not, where else is a good place to find them right now?

Thanks in advance!

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    JennaBean RE: dlw88 May 5, 2011 07:05 AM

    A bit of a hike but you may want to try one of these markets:

    Appletree Market
    200 Eglinton Ave. W.
    Thursdays, 3-7 pm, outdoors as of April 21, 2011
    www.appletreemarkets.ca

    Dufferin Grove Organic Farmers’ Market
    873 Dufferin St. (in Dufferin Grove Park
    )Thursdays, 3 – 7 pm, Open all year
    www.dufferinpark.ca/market/wiki/wiki.php

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    Dufferin Grove Park
    900 Dufferin St, Toronto, ON M6H, CA

    1. Kagemusha RE: dlw88 May 5, 2011 07:12 AM

      FYI...

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/779820

      If you buy, ask where they came from and you'll see the problem.

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        piptal RE: dlw88 May 5, 2011 08:26 AM

        The Big Carrot had ramps on Saturday.

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          CocoTO RE: dlw88 May 5, 2011 08:36 AM

          Dufferin Grove farmer's market is supposed to have them today

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            Pigurd RE: dlw88 May 5, 2011 10:01 AM

            st lawrence market has them, 2 bucks a bunch

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              JennaBean RE: Pigurd May 5, 2011 10:52 AM

              I think that's only at the north market on Sat's no?

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                Pigurd RE: JennaBean May 5, 2011 12:19 PM

                nope, they have it right now

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                  JennaBean RE: Pigurd May 5, 2011 12:53 PM

                  Good to know Pigurd!

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                    dlw88 RE: JennaBean May 5, 2011 01:07 PM

                    Thanks everyone! I picked up a few bunches of about 6-8 for $3.99/bunch at The Big Carrot. I'm sure they can be had elsewhere cheaper or free, but this was conveniently right on my way home.

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                      Pigurd RE: dlw88 May 5, 2011 08:22 PM

                      oie, the ramps my GF got for me from SLM are the white stemmed ones... dont taste as good as the red for some reason...

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                        bytepusher RE: Pigurd May 6, 2011 07:35 AM

                        The white stemmed one's probably aren't ramps, they are either "green garlic" or some other wild allium.

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                          Pigurd RE: bytepusher May 6, 2011 09:20 AM

                          hmm there r a bunch of red stems with them too, but mostly white... googling just says that both are ramps, but the red ones have more flavour... not sure though, dont see much info on the white stem "ramps"... they are labelled as ramps in slm though.

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