Foodie news and events in and around Saskatoon – cherry bombs, fresh strawberries, flower tours, and lots and lots of chocolate
The Marr Residence, 326 – 11th Street East, is the oldest building in Saskatoon that is still on its original site. Volunteers offer tours and a variety of different program activities.
Sunday, July 24, 11:30-2:30 pm – Dig out your old lunch box and join with friends and neighbours for an old-fashioned box lunch picnic with musical accompaniment.
Sunday, July 31 & Monday, August 1, 1:00-4:30 pm – The Ninth Annual Rhubarb Festival celebrates this hardy plant that played a prominent role in pioneer gardens. Come and enjoy two afternoons of lore, recipes, entertainment and refreshments.
The Secret Garden Tour is a self-guided tour of Saskatoon gardens on Sunday, August 7 from 1 to 5 pm. Proceeds go to Nest, a registered charity that helps to settle refugee families in the city. Passports are $10 and are available at Blossoms, Dutch Growers, Flowers by Fred and Nosegay.
Flavourful Saskatoon is a weekly Monday feature. Email me if you have products, events or places that you would like me to include.
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