Rain or Shine!

Saturday March 29 Vendor’s List
The produce and flowers of Spring have short seasons. Daffodils, tulips and lilacs are only around for a few short weeks.

Right now there is an abundance of green garlic.

Each week brings something new and delicious. Worth coming out in the rain. Although probably won’t be raining during market hours

Music Hank Levine in the Food Court

Produce:
Armstrong Valley Farm
Bernier Farms
Bohemian Well-being Farm
Foggy River Farm
Hectors Honey
Middleton Farm
Min-Hee Hills Garden
Offerings of the Land
Parson’s HomeGrown
Singing Frogs Farm
The Beet Generation

Meats & Fish:
Franco’s One World Sausage
Karlonas Farms
One Ocean Seafood
Owen Family Farm
Pepper Ranch
Salmon Creek Ranch
The Black Sheep Farm
Williams Ranch

Fruits & Nuts:
EGB Farm
Nut-N-Other Farm
The Fruit Factory
Williamson Farms

Dairy & Eggs:
Armstrong Valley Farm
Bellwether Farms
Hectors Honey
Penny Royal Farm
Pepper Ranch
Salmon Creek Ranch
Straus Family Creamery
Two Rock Valley Cheese
Weirauch Farm & Creamery

Baked Goods:
Cookie…Take a Bite!
Costeaux French Bakery
Dominique’s Sweets
Full Circle Bakery
Raymond’s Bakery

Beverages:
Gaga Café
Navarro Vineyards
Pure Puer Tea
Run Around Brew

Olive Oils, Vinegars & Jams:
Hue de Laroque
Leon Day Condiments
Stonehouse Olive Oil
Waterhorse Ridge

Sweet Treats:
Cookie…Take a Bite
Dominique’s Sweets
Grizzly Bear Sweets
Starting from Scratch

Specialty Items:
Home Maid Ravioli
Quiche & Carry
The Philosopher’s Stoneground

Prepared Foods:
Guerilla Foods
Green Grocer
Lata’s Indian Cuisine
Mi Fiesta Catering
Starting from Scratch

Plants and Flowers:
Daffodils, Dahlias, Lilies Oh My!
La Vida Buena Nursery
Neve Roses II
X-oticals

Home Decor:
Beach House Candles
Sia Baskets

Services:
Edgework’s Sharpening Services

Made with Wood:
California Coops

Green Garlic Recipes New York Times

Lilacs Middleton Farm

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Saturday March 29 Vendor's List
The produce and flowers of Spring have short seasons.  Daffodils, tulips and lilacs are only around for a few short weeks.

Right now there is an abundance of green garlic.   

Each week brings something new and delicious.  Worth coming out in the rain.  Although probably won't be raining during market hours 

Music  Hank Levine in the Food Court

Produce:
Armstrong Valley Farm
Bernier Farms
Bohemian Well-being Farm
Foggy River Farm
Hectors Honey
Middleton Farm
Min-Hee Hills Garden
Offerings of the Land
Parson’s HomeGrown
Singing Frogs Farm
The Beet Generation

Meats & Fish:
Franco’s One World Sausage
Karlonas Farms
One Ocean Seafood
Owen Family Farm
Pepper Ranch
Salmon Creek Ranch
The Black Sheep Farm
Williams Ranch

Fruits & Nuts:
EGB Farm
Nut-N-Other Farm
The Fruit Factory
Williamson Farms

Dairy & Eggs:
Armstrong Valley Farm
Bellwether Farms
Hectors Honey
Penny Royal Farm
Pepper Ranch
Salmon Creek Ranch
Straus Family Creamery
Two Rock Valley Cheese
Weirauch Farm & Creamery

Baked Goods:
Cookie…Take a Bite!
Costeaux French Bakery
Dominique’s Sweets
Full Circle Bakery
Raymond’s Bakery

Beverages:
Gaga Café
Navarro Vineyards
Pure Puer Tea
Run Around Brew

Olive Oils, Vinegars & Jams:
Hue de Laroque
Leon Day Condiments
Stonehouse Olive Oil
Waterhorse Ridge

Sweet Treats:
Cookie…Take a Bite
Dominique’s Sweets
Grizzly Bear Sweets
Starting from Scratch

Specialty Items:
Home Maid Ravioli
Quiche & Carry
The Philosopher’s Stoneground

Prepared Foods:
Guerilla Foods
Green Grocer
Lata’s Indian Cuisine
Mi Fiesta Catering
Starting from Scratch

Plants and Flowers:
Daffodils, Dahlias, Lilies Oh My!
La Vida Buena Nursery
Neve Roses II
X-oticals

Home Decor:
Beach House Candles
Sia Baskets

Services:
Edgework’s Sharpening Services

Made with Wood:
California Coops

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/18/when-garlic-goes-green/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0

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alma   Alma’s Oilcloth and Chucherias is a veteran market vendor. Brightly colored oilcloth made into a variety of items that are easy to clean and are sure to brighten up everyday life.   Chucherias are decorative items.  Some are traditional paper designs for  most holidays and other are created by Alma. Don’t see what you want.  Alma offers custom design work.

Custom design ice chest cover

Custom design ice chest cover

Alma’s Oil Cloth and Chucherias   437 Healdsburg Avenue Healdsburg, California 95448

Phone (707) 395-0956
Email almasoilcloth@gmail.com

 

Oilcloth became popular in the 18th century during which it was used as an inexpensive floor and roof covering. The fabric was produced by stretching a linen cloth with a four-sided vertical frame. In order to keep the cloth from becoming brittle and breaking the fabric was coated with a sizing solution and rubbed smooth with a pumice block. Finally the cloth was coated with a mixture of linseed oil and paint pigment.

Although the production of floorcloths originated in England, American artisans soon began manufacturing their own. “Homeowners or professional itinerant sign-painters applied the designs…with a ruler and a compass or with a stencil…these practical, easily refurbished floor coverings increased in popularity in their own rights throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It evolved into oilcloth.” (Garvan)

 

By the late 1950s, oilcloth became a synonym for vinyl (polyvinyl chloride) bonded to either a flanneled cloth or a printed vinyl with a synthetic non-woven backing.

 

The original techniques of manufacturing oilcloth have become rare and commercially obsolete with the introduction of non-cracking plastics and rotogravure printing process. Nowadays, oilcloth is a printed vinyl bonded and supported with a woven cotton mesh. Many people fondly remember the printed vinyl cloth. Oilcloth has existed in the homes of many people, which is why oilcloth may remind us of fond memories spent with friends and family in the kitchen or dining room where oilcloth’s presence is most common. When one thinks of oilcloth they recall the bright colors and lively prints of fruits and florals that have become increasingly popular over the years.

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Does your yard need a Spring tune-up — we have everything you need for a quick fix and for some long term solutions as well.

 

Saturday Vendors List
Music: Carson Hunter – Food Court
Barbara Johnson near the front entrance North End

Vendors:

Flowers:
Daffodils, Dahlias, Lilies Oh My!
Neve Roses II
X-oticals

Made with Wood:
by the Elvin Moon
California Coops
Sonoma Garden Designs
Sonoma Woodworks

Nursery Stock:
La Vida Buena Nursery
Natures Spirit Gardens

Pamper Yourself:
Beach House Candles
Hilltop Honey
The Garden Wild

Wearables:
Created by Vanae
Royale Hare
Silk Winds
Threads of Time
Victoria Kemp

For the Home:
Architectural Ceramic Designs
Aroma Floral
Earth Temple
Innovative Fabric Creations
Sia Baskets

Jewelry:
John Rizzi Glassworks
Peter Bailey
Willow Designs

Services:
Edgeworks Sharpening Services

Produce:
Armstrong Valley Farm
Bernier Farms
Bohemian Wellbeing
Farm Sinclair
Foggy River Farm
Hectors Honey
Middleton Farm
Min-Hee Hills Garden
Offerings of the Land
Orchard Farms
Parsons HomeGrown
Singing Frogs Farm

Meats and Fish:
Franco’s One World Sausage
Karlona’s Farms
One Ocean Seafood
Owen Family Farm
Pepper Ranch
Salmon Creek Ranch
The Black Sheep Farm
Williams Ranch

Specialty Items:
Home Maid Ravioli
Not yer Momma’s Granola
Quiche & Carry
The Philosopher’s Stoneground

Fruits & Nuts:
EGB Farm
Fruit Factory
Williamson Farms

Dairy & Eggs:
Armstrong Valley Farm
Bellwether Farm
Hector’s Honey
McClelland’s Dairy
Penny Royal Farm
Pepper Ranch
Salmon Creek Ranch
Straus Family Creamery
Two Rock Valley Cheese
Weirauch Farm & Creamery

Baked Goods:
Crumb Hither Bakery
Costeaux French Bakery
Full Circle Bakery
Raymond’s Bakery

Olive Oils, Vinegars & Jams:
Hue de Laroque
Leon Day Condiments
Stonehouse Olive Oil
Waterhorse Ridge

Sweet Treats:
Crumb Hither Bakery
Gandolph’s Fine Chocolates
Grizzly Bear Sweets
Straus Family Creamery

Beverages:
A Taste of Tea
Gaga Café
Navarro Vineyards
Pure Puer Tea
Run Around Brew

Prepared Foods:
Chef Henderson Catering
Guerilla Foods
Green Grocer
Lata’s Indian Cuisine
Mi Fiesta Catering
Penang Kitchen
Starting from Scratch

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New at the market -Quiche & Carry
Music:
South Pad is Trio Bonnejoie
North Pad is Jim Whaler
Non-profits:
Sonoma County Social Workers
Exchanging Values
Vendors:
Produce:
Armstrong Valley Farm
Bernier Farms
Bohemian Wellbeing
Canvas Ranch
Farm Sinclair
Foggy River Farm
Hector’s Honey
Middleton Farm
Min-Hee Hills Garden
Offerings of the Land
Orchard Farms
Parsons HomeGrown
Singing Frogs Farm
Meats and Fish:
Franco’s One World Sausage
John Ford Ranch
Karlona’s Farms
Owen Family Farm
Oz Family Farm
Pepper Ranch
Salmon Creek Ranch
The Black Sheep Farm
Williams Ranch
Fruits & Nuts:
EGB Farm
Fruit Factory/Schletowitz Farms
Williamson Farms
Dairy & Eggs:
Armstrong Valley Farm
Bellwether Farm
Hector’s Honey
McClelland Dairy
Penny Royal Farm
Pepper Ranch
Salmon Creek Ranch
Straus Family Creamery
Two Rock Valley Cheese
Weirauch Farm & Creamery
Baked Goods:
Cookie…take a bite!
Costeaux French Bakery
Dominique’s Sweets
Full Circle Bakery
Raymond’s Bakery
Specialty Items:
Home Maid Ravioli
Local Spicery
Not yer Momma’s Granola
Quiche & Carry
The Philosopher’s Stoneground
Olive Oils, Vinegars & Jams:
Hue de Laroque
Leon Day Condiments
Stonehouse Olive Oil
Waterhorse Ridge
Sweet Treats:
Cookie…take a bite!
Dominique’s Sweets
Gandolph’s Fine Chocolates
Grizzly Bear Sweets
Straus Family Creamery
Beverages:
A Taste of Tea
Gaga Café
Navarro Vineyards
Pure Puer Tea
Run Around Brew
Prepared Foods:
Chef Henderson Catering
Guerilla Foods
Green Grocer
Lata’s Indian Cuisine
Mi Fiesta Catering
Penang Kitchen
Starting from Scratch
Flowers:
Daffodils, Dahlias, Lilies Oh My!
Neve Roses II
X-oticals
Nursery Stock:
La Vida Buena Nursery
Natures Spirit Gardens
Made with Wood:
California Coops
D.H. Woodworks
Sonoma Garden Designs
Jewelry:
John Rizzi Glassworks
Kirsten’s Kraft’s
Peter Bailey
Willow Designs
Wearables:
Created by Vanae
Damselfly Designs
Royale Hare
For the Home:
Alma’s Oilcloths
Aroma Floral
Earth Temple
Sia Baskets
Pamper Yourself:
Beach House Candles
The Garden Wild
Services:
Edgework’s Sharpening Services
Total Moment Massage
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Mar

14

2014

Big thank you to Hank Levine

The Wednesday market is small in numbers but big in community and human kindness

Hank Levine plays guitar at most Wednesday markets. Wednesday is a day when students from the Village Charter School come to the market.

Hank and one of the students became friends. They each admired the others talent. Something happened to Chase’s guitar and Hank  saved his market tips to replace it. Hank said, “Chase is too talented not to be able to practice”

Jaime took these wonderful pictures of Hank presenting the guitar and Chase playing for Hank and his classmates.

A big shout out to Hank Levine for nourishing talent.

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Mar

14

2014

California Coops

 

Which came first the chicken or the egg?  The answer is the Chicken Coop.  California Coops attends the Saturday market with examples of the various sizes of coops.  all made from re-cycled materials.

Why chickens?.   Several years ago, raising chickens was something that only people in the country did. Chickens were associated with farms and wide open spaces. Not anymore!  Backyard chickens are a modern cultural phenomenon.  Santa Rosa is very chicken friendly.

Thousands of families are adding a small flock (2-5) to their backyard, right next to the doghouse.   Cities are working with people who want to have small flocks.  Hens will start laying eggs at about 6 months old. They will consistently lay an egg every 1-2 days for several years. These eggs, especially when the chickens are given kitchen scraps and/or allowed to free range, are more flavorful than anything you’ll ever find in the store.  Pepper Ranch Poultry has layers for sale.

Chickens are amazing compost factories. They will turn almost any kitchen scrap into a nutrient rich garden additive – poop. They love vegetable scraps, bread, grains, and even meat scraps. We’ll get more into food later.   Ask Mac about the “chicken tractor.”

Pets: Yes, that’s right, chickens make great pets. When you raise and handle chickens from small chicks they will gladly eat from your hand, sit in your lap, and follow you around the yard. They will also happily poop in your lap as well.  They’ll come to you when you call and wait for you at the door. They have great personalities. They are incredibly curious and forage for food tirelessly. They rise early and like to go to bed just before dusk. They are absolutely the most low maintenance pet (except for maybe a goldfish) that you can own. As long as they have fresh food, water, and a clean coop, they will be happy as can be. They aren’t needy like many animals and are just as happy when you’re not home.

 

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Mar

11

2014

Wednesday March Vendors List

 

Hector’s Honey has asparagus!

 

It is going to be beautiful on Wednesday. Treat yourself to the Wednesday market. Tomorrow Mi Fiesta will be serving the their amazing tamales with your choice of toppings. It is the best and fastest food ever.

If you are getting ready for St Patrick’s Day this market has everything you need for boxty or colcannon

Ridgeview Farm and Dream Catcher Ranch are only at the Wednesday market. Worth the trip for beautiful lettuces from Ridgeview and wonderful bacon from The Dream Catcher Ranch
Full Circle has breads crafted with great care and great pastries.
Patries to enjoy with coffee from Gaga Cafe or tea from The Taste of Tea.

Willow Design is at the Wednesday market. Got a wedding in your future -great gifts for the wedding party — even the bride.

I’m Sew Sure Turns the every day in to something special with orginal designs. Table ware, baby blankets, shopping bags and more.

Wonderful produce and the biggest variety of cultivated and foraged Sonoma grown mushrooms

Wednesday Market Vendors:

Bohemian Wellbeing Farm
Hector’s Honey
Farm Sinclair
Parson’s HomeGrown
Armstrong Valley Farm
Penny Royal Farm
Navarro Vineyard
The Fruit Factory
Ridgeview Farm
Dream Catcher Ranch

Gaga Cafe
Full Circle Bakery
A Taste of Tea
Mi Fiesta Catering
Willow Designs
I’m Sew Sure

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Saturday March 8th is going to be an amazing market. The weather warm and sunny. The Dixie Giants are playing and the Green Grocer is demonstrating the art of fermented foods at 11 and noon.

Nut N Other Angie’s back with wonderful unpasteurized almonds (N Other of course.)

This is a good time to think about chickens. Stop by and see California Coops – all the answers to your questions about a backyard flock. You can even have your own chicken tractor.

And massage is back at the market Total Moment Massage

And this is the list of vendors — which is what makes the market
totally amazing

Music: Hank Levine in the Food Court, The Dixie Giants on the North Pad

Special Activities: Fermentation Workshop presented by Joe Reuter of the Green Grocer @ 11am and noon.

Produce:
Armstrong Valley Farm
Bernier Farms
Bohemian Wellbeing Farm
Farm Sinclair
First Light Farm
Foggy River Farm
Hectors Honey
Laguna Farm
Middleton Farm
Min-Hee Hills Garden
Offerings of the Land
Orchard Farms
Parsons HomeGrown
Singing Frogs Farm

Meats and Fish:
Franco’s One World Sausage
Freshway Fish
Karlona’s Farms
Owen Family Farm
Pepper Ranch
Salmon Creek Ranch
The Black Sheep Farm
Williams Ranch

Fruits & Nuts:
EGB Farm
Fruit Factory
Nut-n-Other Farm
Williamson Farms

Dairy & Eggs:
Armstrong Valley Farm
Bellwether Farm
Hector’s Honey
Penny Royal Farm
Pepper Ranch
Salmon Creek Ranch
Straus Family Creamery
Two Rock Valley Cheese
Weirauch Farm & Creamery

Baked Goods:
Crumb Hither Bakery
Costeaux French Bakery
Dominique’s Sweets
Full Circle Bakery
Raymond’s Bakery

Beverages:
A Taste of Tea
Gaga Café
Navarro Vineyards
Pure Puer Tea
Run Around Brew

Olive Oils, Vinegars & Jams:
Hue de Laroque
Leon Day Condiments
Stonehouse Olive Oil
Waterhorse Ridge

Sweet Treats:
Crumb Hither Bakery
Dominique’s Sweets
Gandolph’s Fine Chocolates
Grizzly Bear Sweets
Straus Family Creamery

Specialty Items:
Home Maid Ravioli
Not yer Momma’s Granola
The Philosopher’s Stoneground

Prepared Foods:
Chef Henderson Catering
Guerilla Foods
Green Grocer
Lata’s Indian Cuisine
Mi Fiesta Catering
Penang Kitchen
Starting from Scratch

Flowers:
Daffodils, Dahlias, Lilies Oh My!
Neve Roses II
X-oticals

Nursery Stock:
La Vida Buena Nursery
Natures Spirit Gardens

Made with Wood:
by the Elvin Moon
California Coops
Sonoma Garden Designs

Jewelry:
John Rizzi Glassworks
Peter Bailey
Willow Designs

Wearables:
Created by Vanae
Royale Hare
Threads of Time
Varda Rose

For the Home:
Aroma Floral
Beach House Candles
Earth Temple
Hilltop Honey
My Comfort Zone
The Garden Wild

Pottery & Ceramics:
Architectural Ceramic Designs
Viking Pottery

Services:
Edgework’s Sharpening Services
Total Moment Massage

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This is a rain or shine market
and Wednesday March 5th the sun will be shining
Great Farm to Table fare with the Green Grocer
or a wonderful hot tamale from Mi Fiesta Catering Co.

The Wednesday market has eggs, cheese, produce, fruit, the best sausage in the world, locally raised meat, wine,bread and pastries, tea, coffee, clever jewelry and wonderful hand sewn table linens, bags and baby blankets. And the best selection of wild and foraged mushrooms any day of the week.

It’s worth coming to the Wednesday market for our Wednesday only vendors:
Navarro Vineyard, Dream Catcher Ranch, Penny Royal Farm and Ridgeview Farm

Produce:
Armstrong Valley Ranch
Bohemian Wellbeing
Hector’s Honey
Navarro Vineyard
Parsons HomeGrown
Penny Royal Farm
Ridgeview Farm
The Fruit Factory

Meat:
Dream Catcher Ranch
Franco’s One World Sausage

Prepared Foods:
Green Grocer
Mi Fiesta Catering

Beverages:
A Taste of Tea
Gaga Cafe

Baked Goods:
Full Circle Bakery

Artisans:
I’m Sew Sure
Willow Designs

Music:
Hank Levine

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