Bolton Regional Councillor Good to Know

Eat Local Month Caledon Events

Youth Canning Bee – Apple Pear Chutney – Tuesday, September 18th, 6:30-9pm, Palgrave Community Kitchen, 34 Pine Avenue, FREE. – Youth aged 11-19 will learn how to make and preserve apple salsa using the boiling water canning method. Go home with a couple of jars as well! Please pre-register via email to

Eat Local Dinner at Market Hill Café – Wednesday, September 19th, reservations available for any time 5-9pm, 19834 Airport Road, Mono Mills, $30 – Chef Erik Kjaer will be preparing a 3-course meal that features ingredients from the Headwaters Region. To book reservations, please contact the restaurant directly at (519) 941-5150.

Salsa Smackdown at the Bolton Fair – Sunday, September 23rd, Bolton Fair, 150 Queen St. S., Bolton, 12pm, Free to enter. – To enter this Smackdown, choose your best SALSA recipe. Write it up, include your name and phone number and email it to subject line “Salsa Smackdown”, or write it down and bring it to the Fair on Thursday evening, to the desk in the President’s Building. Show up at the Fair on Sunday September 23rd at 12:00 with your Salsa and proceed up to the auditorium with four jars of homemade salsa. For more information, contact Leann at

Adult Canning Bee – Apple Pear Chutney- Sunday, September 23rd, 12 – 5pm, Brampton Fairgrounds, 12942 Heart Lake Rd., $25 – Always wanted to make your own preserves? Eat Local Caledon and TRCA bring you this excellent hands-on learning experience. Learn the basics of the home canning process and take home six jars for your own pantries!

Cook Like A Local Chef – Mexican Cooking – Tuesday, September 25th, 6:30-9pm, Palgrave Community Kitchen, 34 Pine Avenue, $35 – Chef Adam Ryan, of Pia’s on Broadway, returns to share his culinary wisdom. This time, he is teaching us how to make Fish Tacos, from start to finish. This means learning how to make flour tortillas, clean and prep trout fillets, make hot sauce and more. Best of all, we will all eat together at the end! Please pre-register via email to

Riverdale Farm & Forest Tour – Thursday, September 27th, 5:30-7:30pm, 15707 McLaughlin​ Rd., Inglewood, $5 – Local drinks, appetizers and an engaging tour of this newly-established organic vegetable farm operation in the heart of the Village of Inglewood. Meet Owen and Sue and learn about their recent and inspiring foray into market gardening. Sure to be a lovely evening! Please pre-register via email to

Local Harvest Turkey Dinner – Saturday, September 29th, 4pm, Palgrave United Church, 34 Pine Avenue, Palgrave, Adult $20, Senior $15, Child $10, Take Out $17 – A wonderful turkey dinner that features all local foods! The crowds were lined up last year for 4pm ticket sales. Remember you can take out too. Worth the walk, bike, ride to Palgrave!

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Patti Foley

Having spent 25 years in Bolton, Patti remains an advocate for Caledon. As a former Regional Councillor and a long-time community volunteer she is passionate about communicating information about its issues, news, events, people, non-profits and businesses.

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