These Seasonal Popsicles Are Made With Local Fruits and Vegetables

Better by Cherry Pit, a Calgary Farmers’ Market vendor, sources its produce from B.C. and Alberta.

Photograph by Jared Sych.

The Calgary Farmers’ Market is the perfect spot to get your fill of fresh, local produce. But you can also get your fruits and veggies in the form of popsicles from Better by Cherry Pit, located just across the aisle from Cherry Pit’s produce stand in the market. The handmade popsicles are made with seasonal fruits and vegetables sourced from Alberta and B.C. The selection changes often depending on what is in season. According to owner Sharia Dube, the shop’s most popular flavour is B.C. strawberry cheesecake. Try one for $5 or six for $26.

Here are some of the seasonal popsicles you can expect to find at Better by Cherry Pit this summer:

 

July

Mini donut with cinnamon mousse

B.C. strawberry cheesecake

B.C. strawberry Alberta basil lemonade

B.C. roasted blueberry and cream

August

B.C. cherry pineapple

Roasted B.C. peach blossom

B.C. strawberry watermelon

Saint Popeye: Alberta Cucumbers, B.C. pears, B.C. spinach and lemon

September

B.C. apple dipped in chocolate

B.C. pumpkin pie

B.C. blackberry and mango

Alberta spinach

Calgary Farmers’ Market, 510 77 Ave. S.E., 403-770-9689, betterfresh.ca

 

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