the dust has settled

As you probably know from all the media coverage, sadly we are no longer at the Sparks Street Farmers’ Market, Thursdays and Fridays. It was a wonderful location for us, with wonderful customers and vendors!   WE THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR SUPPORT! Sparks Street can be a great Street, if it is allowed to be!…

SPLOG Update

Yes, I know its been awhile…. oh behave yourself!   Easter came and went at the Agricultural Museum @agmuseum in the Experimental Farm, in Canada’s capital.  It was great to see our regulars back and meet new people, all enjoying themselves with the farm animals. It’s almost time for the Farmers’ Market season…. Ottawa Farmers’ Market at…

SPLOG (Spud Blog)

August 18th….August 18th…are you kidding me!   It’s been awhile since we’ve updated this blog. For more up to date, on the spot, info and happenings, tune into our facebook page “The Hot Potato Company” or twitter account.  @hotpotatotruck   One more outdoor farmers’ market left, Sunday, November 18th at Brewer Park, from 9am til 3pm. Then it’s inside the…

Fall Update

As we enter the fall season, we thought we should update our schedule! We are booked most weekends into November and loving it!   We are also available for corporate or private events.  Call us. Let’s see…our semi reg spot is Sundays, 8-3pm, Ottawa Farmers’ Market at Brewer Park. Starting June 23rd, we will be at the all…

Easy living

Summer’s here and the living is easy, or so the song goes! We are booked most weekends and loving it!   We are also available for corporate or private events.  Call us. Let’s see…our semi reg spot is Sundays, 8-3pm, Ottawa Farmers’ Market at Brewer Park. Starting June 23rd, we will be at the all new rocking…

Time to catch up!

Its been awhile since this Spud’ead logged into BlogLand.  We have been keeping in touch mainly via facebook  The Hot Potato Company and twitter @hotpotatotruck. Our last outing, Winterlude, didn’t turn out the best, but we had 1.5 good weekends out of 3.  Thanks to everybody who dropped by the truck on the ice.  It’s funny because when we…

Spudding moves inside

Well, that was a busy year!  Non-stop from April til October!  Next year is already shaping up to be as busy, with invitations to participate in events arriving regulary in our inbox.  Our regular season has come to end apart for the 4 Christmas Markets.   Excited!  The school hot lunch program is well underway, supplying spuds…

Thanksgiving weekend

Have you seen the weather predictions for this weekend…mid 20s and sunny!    Absolutely perfect for getting out and about. It’s another DOUBLE SPUDDING weekend for this Spud’ead! Saturday, Sunday and Monday the truck will be at the >>> Canada’s Agricultural Museum Sunday the oven will be at the >>> Ottawa Farmers’ Market        So keep…

another double spudding weekend

You will find our truck today, tomorrow, Saturday and Sunday at the Metcalfe Fair, in Metcalfe, ON.  It’s a smallish country fair, in it’s 155th year.   We like this particular fair because it’s our “local fair”, just 10 minutes away.  So, we see alot of people we know and catch up on gossip and local news. We…

The all new Ottawa Folk Festival

We open tomorrow, Thursday, at 5.00pm at the all new and improved Ottawa Folk Festival.   Friday 5pm til 11pm, Saturday and Sunday 12noon til 11pm. We’ll miss the location (Britannia Park), quirkiness and atmosphere of past folk festivals, but after walking around the grounds at Hogs Back Park, feel this new management knows their business…Bluesfest Lite! The…