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Farmers Market at The Forks

Posted on Jun 16, 2014 by The Forks Market

Farmer’s Market season is upon us, and we can tell how anxious people are to fill their fridges and fruit bowls with some homegrown, homemade, unique goodness. We been holding...


The Production Game – Preparing for Aboriginal Day Live at The Forks

Posted on Jun 09, 2014 by The Forks Market

Oh my, it’s June already, and that means it is that time of year again. Just a couple more weeks until the 2014 edition of Aboriginal Day Live and Celebration, a fantastic festival on all things First Nation. We will broadcast from our main stage at The Forks in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and the...


Fenton's Gourmet Foods & Wine Merchants: 25 Years at The Forks

Posted on Apr 30, 2014 by The Forks Market

Mo Razik remembers the days he would drive down a gravel road at The Forks, all the way up to Fenton’s Gourmet Cheese Shop – one of the first shops to open at The Forks Market in 1989. He would park his car in what is now Centre Court.


How to become a Scotiabank Busk Stop Busker

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 by The Forks Market

It’s that time of year again! It’s time to decide who gets to hold the golden ticket – a 2014/2015 Busk Pass – and entertain Forks visitors with their amazing and unusual talents...


Five ways you can be eco-friendlier on your next Forks visit

Posted on Apr 22, 2014 by The Forks Market

In honour of Earth Day, we’ve put together a list of eco-friendly things you can do next time you visit The Forks: Bring a reusable coffee cup or water bottle The Forks is headed towards having entirely compostable takeaway containers from all vendors on the...


Easter at Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company

Posted on Apr 17, 2014 by The Forks Market

The Christopsomo bread at Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company is the only bread Tabitha Langel knows that will melt in your mouth – and she knows bread. Tabitha is one of the...


Model Search: Pancake Billy

Posted on Apr 04, 2014 by The Forks Market

Do you have what it takes to be Pancake Billy? Two Rivers is creating it's own brand of maple syrup called Pancake Billy's Chuggable Maple Syrup. They are looking for someone whom is willing to have their image on the label and on a life-size cardboard cutout to further...


Celebrating 25 years

Posted on Mar 20, 2014 by The Forks Market

The Forks history goes back much further than 25 years. The Assiniboine and Red Rivers have a rich, unique history that has shaped Winnipeg into what it is today. This year, 2014, is the 25th anniversary of The Forks as we know it today. 1988: Forks Renewal Corporation is...


Spring Break at the Children's Museum

Posted on Mar 17, 2014 by The Forks Market

Anyone else out there tired of winter yet? Don’t get us wrong…we love Winnipeg in all its seasons and splendour, but after being so cold and snowy for so very long – come Spring Break, we say enough is enough, and we plan to break out of winter in a whirlwind week of fun! The Children’s...


Warming Huts through the eyes of Kate Busby 'Windshield' Warming Hut designer 2014

Posted on Feb 24, 2014 by The Forks Market

In only four short years, Warming Hut's - An Art+ Architecture Competition on Ice has become a internationally-recognized annual design competition, drawing close to 200 submissions each year. This is why, when my team got a phone call last October to...