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La Fête des Récoltes at Jean-Talon Market - September 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All events La Fête des Récoltes at Jean-Talon Market - September 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Jean-Talon Market invites you to celebrate this unique time of year, the harvest season, with “La Fête des Récoltes” on September 9 from 10am to 5pm.


On the program: a host of activities featuring delicious local produce will appeal to visitors and families alike. Culinary demonstrations by local experts will introduce you to a wealth of topics, products and recipes, a corn roast party will showcase the most delicious corn, quizzes and rallies will take you around the market asking you questions about the fruits and vegetables of the harvest, and family and musical entertainment will enliven this unique event. 


It’s a chance to feast your eyes on the expertise of local producers!


Marché Jean-Talon - Plan de l'événement La Fête des Récoltes

Free cooking demonstrations


Making tomato sauces with Elena!

10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Hosted by the famous Elena Faita of Quincaillerie Dante, this demonstration will be the perfect opportunity to discover all the secrets that make her cooking so delicious! Tomato sauces will hold no secrets for you!


Mushroom picking with Jardins Sauvages 

11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

François Brouillard of Jardins Sauvages, our mushroom expert, will share his passion for mushroom picking with you. You can rely on his expertise to identify edible and poisonous mushrooms, while enjoying a complimentary mushroom soup.


Raw cooking is good for you! by Au Septième micro-pousse

1 pm to 2 pm

Market stalls bursting with fresh produce. One way to work with them and respect the produce is to cook it raw. Let Cynthia Olivera from Au Septième micro-pousse introduce you to raw cuisine with a seasonal pumpkin salad.


Fermentation: Pickles! with Ferment 

2:30 pm to 3 pm

Robert Paradis and Isabelle Dupuy, the brains behind Ferment‘s delicious fermented products, will show you how to make fermented pickles. A great twist on the pickles we already love!


The key ingredients of the Fattoush salad with Les Filles Fattoush 

4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Adelle Tarzibachi of the social enterprise Les Filles Fattoush will introduce you to the great classic of Maghreb cuisine, the Fattoush salad, and its key ingredients. You’ll want to make it every day!


Come and enjoy a taste !


A harvest event wouldn’t be complete without the opportunity to sample produce all day long!


The corn roast

From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The first 600 people to arrive will be able to devour free corn from our merchants Le Roi du Maïs and Ferme J.P. Desgroseilliers. The corn will then be sold for $1.50 an ear. An opportunity not to be missed to discover the corn producers of the Jean-Talon Market!


Your favorite merchants

From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

With the expertise of our local fruits and vegetables already well established, all that’s left to do is make sure you get a taste of everything before the cooler weather arrives. Merchants at Marché Jean-Talon will have their stalls full of delicious produce of all kinds.


Family entertainment


There’s plenty to keep young and old alike entertained!


Inflatable games, quiz and rally

From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Inflatable games will be set up on site to keep the little ones entertained all day long. The Jean-Talon Market is also offering a quiz in the form of a Harvest Rally, where participants will go around the market to discover activities or clues. Participants will have a chance to win a $250 gift certificate from Marchés publics de Montréal. 


Montréal Bluegrass Duo

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

To liven up the festivities, Montréal Bluegrass Duo will present two 45-minute shows between 10:30 and 12:30. This duo of banjo, guitar and vocals is sure to please your ears!


Bette la betterave

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Young and old alike will be impressed by Bette la betterave, a clownish character on stilts! Between 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., she’ll be strolling around the market to liven things up and, why not, get everyone excited about eating vegetables again.


Face painting for children

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Your kids will be thrilled by the option of dressing up as different people, thanks to our three make-up artists. Let their imaginations run wild!


En s’attendant – Circus duo with music

1pm to 1:30pm

En s’attendant is a light show produced and performed by the Évelyne and Stéphane collective. Combining object manipulation, hand balancing, dance and comedy, they tackle touching subjects through physical expression alone.


La Soupe Solidaire with La Tablée des Chefs

1pm to 4pm

La Tablée des Chefs will be inviting families with children aged 11 and over to take part in its La Soupe Solidaire initiative, a project to prepare soups that are donated to elementary schools across the province to provide food aid for the students they serve.


*Reserve your free place for La Soupe Solidaire here.

Billetterie Weezevent
Infolettre Marchés Publics de Montréal

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