By Alison Marks 

The 16th edition of the Brome Lake Public Market, organized by Marché d’Ici, will again be held in the parking lot of Theatre Lac- Brome starting Saturday June 5, 2021 until Saturday, October 9, 2021 operating from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. 

Expect many returning merchants including Owl’s Bread; Divine Olive (olives and oils); Keet-Baird (Smoked Fish); M & D Honey; O’Kelly Herbes médicinales (herbs and mushrooms); Ô de Sève, (maple flavour drink); Fleurissima (cut flowers); Hallacres Farm (lamb); Ferme Iron Hill (maple products); Ruban Bleu (cheeses); Jardins de la Colline (pies and preserves); Jorik (rabbit products).  Jardins de la Grelinette, (bio-vegetables by Jean-Martin & Maude-Hélène); Potager des Nues Mains (bio-vegetables); Tendres Bouchées (beef, veal, pork, chicken) and Pépinière SP. (potted plants).  A notable change will be the absence of Jude & Danielle of Potager du Roy, who decided to retire. 

Three new merchants to the market will be: 

  • Passion Récoltes (cashews); 
  • Club Mijoté (prepared meals); 
  • Paradis des Fruits Dunham (at the end of season for autumn fruits: apples, pears, plums, raspberries). 

The entrance to the market will once again be at the rear of the Knowlton Pub, and visitors to the market will be asked to follow COVID-19 safety regulations, including wearing facial masks, social distancing and hand washing.