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Best market to buy produce for canning?

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Anyone have recommendations on the best farmer's market to buy tomatoes etc. in bulk for canning? I thought probably Crossroads but would love your thoughts. Thanks!

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    1. re: nonlinear

      Seconded, with a preference for Crossroads because I think it is generally cheaper.

    2. The best tomatoes are sold at the Broxburn booth at Kingsland Farmer's Market. Not sure about buying in bulk since I only buy week to week.

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      Kingsland Farmer's Market
      7711 Macleod Trail S, Calgary, AB T2H, CA

      1. Don't forget Heritage Park - Fall Harvest Sale is September 10th and 11th !!!! Always great produce and deals. Proceeds go to the Childrens Hospital and Community Kitchen!

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        1. re: whythreecats

          I had to Google this because it was my first time hearing of it. Sounds awesome!
          http://www.heritagepark.ca/specialeve...

          1. re: cellophane_star

            it is awesome. i volunteer at it every year. very busy, go on the Saturday if you are looking for something specific.

          2. I always bought at Crossroads when I lived in Cgy.