Beginning in June 2013, come visit our outdoor market on Tuesday evenings and Friday mornings.
Main & Station supports local producers and is in favour of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) *
- There will be a range of fresh produce available and the market is vegetarian.
- We will have a section for speciality and exotic foods (dry goods).
- We will be offering gluten-free products.
- We are looking for a baker to provide fresh whole grain breads and gluten-free breads.
- We have space available for other local producers.
- We are hoping to offer sugar-free and sugar-reduced products and pastries.
- We hope eventually to also offer some prepared meals and to be able to supply these products to housebound residents in the Parrsboro area.
Tentative schedule beginning early June : Tuesday evenings, 4pm to 7pm, and Fridays, 9am to noon.
We are also hoping to have a week-end outdoor art market and craft market and are looking for Artists and craftsfolk.
2 Horse Butts
Jane Zdansky is an artist living and working in St-Henri, a vibrant artistic neighbourhood in Montreal. She has been painting since she was a child and today her art addresses a range of issues concerning biodiversity, such as the depletion of fish stocks, and most recently, the removal of homes and horses from Griffintown.
From 2006 to 2009 Zdansky organized art-walks in St-Henri, inviting the public to explore the many artist studios in her area. In the final edition of the art walk, well over 600 people came out to explore the 50 open art studios all within walking distance of each other. In 2011, as part of Urban Occupations, Zdansky created Scrapped, a monument in the form of a life size horse, to the Griffintown Horse Palace. In May 2012 Zdansky organized over 70 individuals in a community workshop/ fundraiser, Pour mieux nous connaître, based on self-portraiture. Also in 2012 she organized the Griffintown Horse Palace Fundraiser which involved 10 artists creating works of art on site for a silent auction.
For years Zdansky has been spending part of each summer on the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia and has expressed a desire to eventually live here. She holds a B.Sc. from McGill University and a B.F.A from Concordia University and has been exhibiting work since 1999. She works primarily as a painter and more of her work can be viewed at www.janezdansky.com.
Rose at 3 years old
Evil Bunny 1
Fish Plate 06
At the end of July Zdansky will be here in Parrsboro to teach a 3-day acrylic painting workshop focused on self-portraiture. This workshop is suitable for beginners as well as more experienced painters. Self –portraiture has been used for centuries as a venue for artistic expression. Through use of colour, line, stroke intensity, et cetera, a self-portrait allows for the personality and mood of an individual to come through. Done on a small scale, self-portraits can be both fun and challenging at the same time.
At the end of the workshop, Main & Station will mount an exhibition of the works created.
FOR A FULL WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION AND INFORMATION ON HOW TO REGISTER, CLICK HERE… http://hmsnonesuch.com/workshops-seminars-conferences/learn/acrylic-painting-self-portraits/