For the last couple of years, The Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Market  manages  The WIC (Women, Infants, & Children’s) Thursday morning market  through Sept. 11th from 9am-1pm.  Our farmer’s are joined by  Northern California Center for Well-Being, Redwood Community Health, Redwood Empire Food Bank, St Joseph’s, Council on Aging, and Free    Bookmobile.  It’s only fruits and vegetables.   If you are looking for purslane or verdolagas  you won’t find it anywhere but the Thursday market

WIC Farmers Market, July 10 through Sept. 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of the WIC office at 1450 Guerneville Road, Santa Rosa.

 

 

Wednesday market is a smaller version of the Saturday market   Great selection of produce, meat, poultry, eggs, cheese, even wine (no tasting yet)   Some of our best craftspeople also attend this market.   There are some Wednesday only vendors who are worth the trip, Ridgeview Farms beautiful seasonal bouquets and Wine Country Chocolates  truffles an so much more including chocolate dipped fresh and dried fruit.  8:30 -Noon Luther Burbank Center for the Arts

 

And of course the ginormous Saturday market 8:30 – 1 pm Luther Burbank Center for the Arts

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Aug

01

2013

The Thursday Market

 

The Thursday market is open 9- 1pm

Conveniently located at 1450 Guerneville Road  (Across from the side door at Penny’s Coddingtown)  WIC Office Parking Lot

This special summer market is filled with the wonderful seasonal fruits and vegetables.    It’s a great quck-stop for everything you need for a seasonal meal.

 

 

 

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Even though the Thursday market is small — it has a lot of fruit and vegetables plus locally raised meat.

Hector’s Honey

EGB fruit

The Patch mostly vegetables

The Dreamcatcher Ranch   locally raised meat

Gaga Cafe – great coffee the cup or beans to take home

All of this is at the Thursday market

 

 

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The Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Market opens its tiny Thursday market for the summer.

The teeny, tiny but very special Thursday market returns tomorrow July 11 to it’s spot near Coddingtown Mall.    Although this market is  specially for WIC* recipients it is of course open to the public.    Fruit and vegetables are emphasized but it’s got the best of everything

Special Summer Market at the WIC Parking Lot (across from the side door of JC Penney’s in Coddingtown)   1450 Guerneville Road

*The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children – better known as the WIC Program – serves to safeguard the health of low-income pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating including breastfeeding promotion and support, and referrals to health care.

This year The Dreamcatcher Ranch joins the Thursday line-up with their locally raised meat.

Vendors

The Patch
EGB Farms
Dreamcatcher Ranch
Hectors Honey
GaGa Café

 

Easy in and out.  Plenty of parking and of course lots of great fruits and vegetables

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Brand new at the Wednesday market is Highland Chocolates — chocolate bars and more….but you get a second chance at the Thursday market, Special Summer Market at the WIC Parking Lot (across from the side door of JC Penney’s in Coddingtown)   1450 Guerneville Road.     9 – 1 .   Breakfast with Green Grocer and learn to make summer salsa at the chef’s demonstration.

 

Chef Eichhold’s Summer Salsa with Variations

2 Tbs. veg oil
1 small onion or 2 scallions
2 tsp. ginger (optional)
1 tsp.garlic
2 peaches or nectarines
2 plums or apricots
3/4 cup cucumber or jicama
juice of 1 small orange, or 2 limes or 1 lg. lemon or apple cider  vinegar

   1 small red (or green or yellow) pepper
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1 jalapeno pepper
2 tsp. mint
2 Tbs. cilantro

dice, mix, serve

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Jul

12

2012

Special WIC Summer Market

Chef Eichhold checks out the wonderful peaches at EGB fruit

 

 

The teeny, tiny but very special Thursday market returns TODAY July 12 to it’s spot near Coddingtown Mall.    Although this market is  specially for WIC* recipients it is of course open to the public.    Fruit and vegetables are emphasized but it’s got the best of everything including wonderful prepared foods featuring the wonderful farm market breakfasts of the Windsor Green Grocer.

Today Chef Elizabeth Eichhold will be demonstrating seasonal recipes.

Special Summer Market at the WIC Parking Lot (across from the side door of JC Penney’s in Coddingtown)   1450 Guerneville Road

Thursdays   9:00 a.m. till 1:00 p.m. 

July 12 through September 27

The vendors are:

The Patch

EGB Farm

Augustine’s Strawberries

Twin Palms Farm

The Green Grocer

GaGa Cafe

Mi Fiesta

 

*The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children – better known as the WIC Program – serves to safeguard the health of low-income pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating including breastfeeding promotion and support, and referrals to health care.

Learn more about WIC to see if someone you know qualifies for this excellent program

 

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