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Anna N

St. Jacob's Farmers' Market burns down

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Sad news today for the vendors and customers of this popular market.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/story/2013/09/02/waterloo-st-jacobs-fire.html


Anna Nielsen aka "Anna N"

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Sad news indeed. That was a great little spot in a very pretty town.

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I hope they rebuild with the same country charm that attracted everyone to the market in the first place. So sad, especially so close to harvest time :-(

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I suspect that's going to be devastating to the economy of the area for a while. The broom maker in that building was one of the only ones in Ontario. A great place to get some broom straws to use as cake testers!

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My daughter and her friend were planning a day excursion this month -- something they had promised themselves for years. Procrastination and all that......


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"Never call a stomach a tummy without good reason.” William Strunk Jr., The Elements of Style

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What a shame! We were just there a few weeks ago. Hope they can rebuild.

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I suspect that's going to be devastating to the economy of the area for a while. The broom maker in that building was one of the only ones in Ontario. A great place to get some broom straws to use as cake testers!

downtown St. Jacobs will still have Hamel Brooms. the farmers market is actually a few kilometers away, on the edge of northern waterloo

my wife and I were at the market last thursday.. I heard on the news tonight that they are definitely rebuilding , and that the open air portion and other buildings will be open for this thursdays market.

For those that will be missing the inside vendors , most have stalls at the kitchener farmers market , downtown kitchener. both markets are owned and operated by the same company and have many of the same vendors


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