From Jillian's Ukulele, scottish recipes from Timothy and chapbooks by Kevin our Poets swept through the Kits Market. We hope you got to meet them, join in or just sat and listened. The Fresh Local Poetry Team will be back in August on the 13th at the West End Market. See you there!
This is our second Market of the season! Join us at the Kitsilano Farmers Market, Sunday, 10:00 am with Free Range Poets Jillian Christmas & Timothy Shay as they join Poet-Coordinator Kevin Spenst and the Vancouver Public Library engagement team of Maria Yang and Chloe Riley for a sunny day full of delicious local and food-inspired-poetry!!
We had so much fun!! What a great venue for our first market of the season.
Special thanks to Free Range Poets Bonnie Nish and Mark Hoadley for their creative contribution to this fantastic day and the Trout Lake Market for their support of the Fresh Local Poetry Project.
The Fresh Local Poetry team will be back at the following Farmers Markets: Trout Lake, Kitsilano and West End. Join us July 16th at the Trout Lake Market and create Fresh Local Poetry with Poetry Ambassadors: Bonnie Nish and Mark Hoadley along with the Vancouver Public Library. Look for the poetry tent. Hope to see you there!
If we missed you at our recent events stay tuned as we will be back with more.
In the meantime create your own poems out of a glossary or dictionary (left.)
Here is another:
Poet Ambassadors, Kevin Spenst and Rene Saklikar made poets out of all of us. Here Kevin recites a poem from our newest Poet, Sidney.
Thanks to the Trout Lake Community Centre who let our poetry extravaganza take refuge out on their front steps!!
Scott Perrie adds his musical talents to the Poet Ambassadors in a poetry reading at the Kitsilano Farmers Market in Connaught Park. Thank you, Scott!
Don't forget Fresh Local Poetry is at the Trout Lake Farmers Market on Saturday September 19, 2015 at 11:30 am. See you there.