May

12

2011

S.A.V.O.R.

SONOMA ALLIANCE for VEGGIE REVOLUTION will be at the Market each month on the second Saturday. This time it’s all about the egg. There will be cooking demonstrations and recipes to take home.

Learn about the CALFRESH program (formerly food stamps.) Many more people qualify in Sonoma County then are currently receiving CALFRESH assistance. At this time the Santa Rosa Market has a matching program – 50% of the amount redeemed in bonus market bucks.

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May

10

2011

Wednesday rocks!



The Wednesday market has goji berries, Be Bop Baby, and chile rellenos not too mention lots of things to plant in your own garden.

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May

09

2011

Go Deep!

If you bought tomato plants this weekend and based on the crowds at the all the tomato plant vendors – most of Sonoma County is growing tomatoes. http://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gifOver the crowds at Ma and Pa’s Garden , Pa (Cliff Silva) was saying over and over and over –plant them deep about half way up the stem. Here’s a link to the explanation of planting deep.

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May

06

2011

Hooray Hooray the First Of May…


Hooray Hooray the First Of May…outdoor planting begins today.
The market has many wonderful vendors with great plants for your garden.
Skyview Nursery has a beautiful assortment of lettuces.
Ma and Pa’s Garden is back with great tomatoes –everyone is hoping for a better tomato year. Judging by the crowds at Ma and Pa’s tomato hope springs eterna.

For a taste of Spring – there are peas and the freshest pea shoot in the world. First Light Farms cuts the pea shoots to order.

Saturday the market is open until 1 pm

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May

03

2011

When it’s hot hot hot hot



When it’s hot hot hot hot come to the Wednesday market and stay cool.

Plenty of prepared foods to eat at the market and to take home. Santa Rosa Seafood has two great tuna salads, one on the sweet side and one with a spicy wasabi dressing. Crab cakes,crab cioppino, live and cooked lobsters not too mention the wonderful smoked salmon.

Full Circle Bakery has sweet buns, sticky buns and a kind-of pizza buns.
The Hummus Guy not only has hummus but salads, spreads. and olives. He has two flavors of chips too. And as a bonus at the Wednesday market it actually is the Hummus Guy.

Mi Fiesta has tamales and enchiladas, and beans, rice chips, salsas and tortillas. The fluffiest tamales you have ever had. Try one at the market you will be buying six packs to take home

Lata’s Indian Cuisine is fine dining at the market or great to take home.

Bring a bowl and you can make a great salad and the Olive Press is right there will the perfect oil.

It’s easy living at the Wednesday Santa Rosa Farmers Market

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