Dec

30

2009

Brussel Sprouts

“If the only Brussels sprouts you have ever seen are the single ones piled in a box or bag in the supermarket or even a farmers market, you are missing out on much of their beauty. Attached to their long hefty stalks, they are beautiful in an almost other-worldly way. They also taste better; they are sweeter, milder, not at all bitter and, basically, totally delicious. They take more work than those you buy in bulk but it is worth it.” read more and a recipe from the Press Democrat

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Serve this mix of Asian greens for a colorful, tasty, and healthy holiday dish. Braised or raw, a great addition to any meal.

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Dec

21

2009

New and Returning Vendors





The Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Market is open year round, rain or shine. As other area farmers markets close for the winter, this is the place to be to sell and buy fresh, local produce.

Rainbow’s End, Strongarm Farms have returned and welcome to Crumb Hither and Sheep Milk’s Soap.

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Dec

19

2009

Sass Walnuts Are Back

Sass Walnuts are back. Is it the best crop ever? You will just have to taste them and find out.

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Dec

19

2009

Eggs from Armstrong Valley Farm

Winter is a time when hens lay fewer eggs but Tom Noble has free range chicken and plenty of eggs. He also has potatoes, garlic and other seasonal vegetables.
Tom is dressed for whatever weather comes along!

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Oilcloth Chucherias will be at the market Sat 12/19 for the last time this year. Looking for last minute gift ideas for the holidays? Stop by and check out the huge selection of oilcloth market shopping bags, tablecloths, aprons, coin purses, etc. This Sat only – Buy 1 item get 2nd item of equal or lesser value half off.

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Stop by Crescent Moon Farm’s booth this Saturday 12/19 for their 1-day sale on chile powders. Choose from the Peruvian Aji Amarillo, the rich, smoky Chipotle, sweet and mild Hungarian Paprika and their own Black Widow 13-chile blend, as well as 8 other varieties of powders.

They are all freshly-ground from this year’s crop and make great stocking stuffers or gifts for party hosts!

Buy 2 jars, get the 3rd 1/2 off.

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Dec

16

2009

Great Video of the gift ideas from the Santa Rosa Farmers Market

Cricket from Froggy 105 visits the market every week and offers of great recipes and shopping ideas

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Dec

04

2009

Wreaths for decorating and for cooking!





The Patch, Ortiz Bros., and Redwood Empire Farm have beautiful handmade wreaths. Redwood Empire’s bright red Thai chilis make a wreath that good looking and good for cooking.

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