Every week we have two markets to serve you to make sure you get the freshest Sonoma grown fruits and vegetables.
Saturday and Wednesday rain or shine the market is at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts. The markets are full of peppers and it is just the beginning of the season. Beautiful carrots and cabbages of all colors and shapes – And tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes

Apples, almonds, avocados, arugula, Asian Greens, berries, beets, bell peppers, broccoli, cabbages, carrots,cauliflower, celery, corn, cucumbers, dahlias, dried beans and grains, eggplant, fennel, field-grown tomatoes, figs, fresh herbs, fresh shallots, fresh onions –red and white, garlic, grapes, honey, kale, leeks, lettuces, melons, mushrooms, mustard greens, nectarines, new potatoes, oranges, onions, padrone peppers, peaches,peas, purslane, shishito peppers, plums, pluots, pole beans, radishes, rutabagas summer squash, sunflowers, tomatillos, tomatoes, torpedo onions and turnips.

September 3rd we will be tasting fresh pressed apple juice with our friends from Slow Food Russian River

This year our tomato tasting is September 10th – always free, local, family oriented and fun with special guest Michele Anna Jordan .

This week at the Saturday market the breakfast burrito is back. The perfect to go breakfast. It’s from Mi Fiesta you know where you get those wonderful tamales

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Got company in town bring them by the market for a  mini tour of the best of Sonoma and great farm to table fare if you want to have a bite.

 

Wednesday Market vendors
Music by Hank Levine

If you’ve had a hankering for Parsons Homegrown -you can get the tomatoes at this Wednesday’s market.

Rdegview  has beautiful seasonal bouquets.

Vendors:
Armstrong Valley Farm
Bohemian Well-being Farm
Farm Sinclair
Parsons HomeGrown
Hectors Honey
Penny Royal Farm
Navarro Vineyards
Ridgeview Farm
Dream Catcher Ranch

Gaga Cafe
Franco’s One World Sausage
Full Circle Bakery
A Taste of Tea
Mi Fiesta Catering

The Garden Wild
My Comfort Zone
Willow Designs
Quillfully Yours
I’m Sew Sure

Green Grocer
Starting from Scratch

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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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The Wednesday market
This week’s market offers wonderful choices for fruit and vegetables.including great tasting tomatoes grown less then 3 miles from Luther Burbank Center for the Arts

There are a few vendors who only come on Wednesday and you are missing out if you don’t come and meet them. You are missing agreat blue cheese and wine.

Wednesday Only Vendors *

Hector’s Honey dried garlic, onions, winter squash, tomatillos and of course honey

Farm Sinclair Lettuces, radishes and a variety of Asian greens usually picked the morning of the market,

Parsons’ Homegrown Yellow, red and red cherry tomatoes. Really tasty, grown locally

Armstrong Valley Farm Eggs, beets, carrots, greens. His carrots are legendary

Penny Royal Farm Wonderful cheeses – award winning cheeses
The blue is amazing.*

Navarro Vineyards Wine and juices made from wine grapes. The pinot noir is a favorite with children and adults.*

The Fruit Factory Citrus and yams this time of year. Great prices on bulk purchases

Ridgeview Farm Lettuces, radishes and other spring vegetables. Not only are they tasty but they are beautiful *

Dream Catcher Ranch Locally raised meat. Ask about their meat CSA*

The Green Grocer Great farm to table fare. Served on china. Treat yourself to some great Sonoma County eating They cook straight from the market

Edgework’s Sharpening Services Get a spring tune-up for your garden tools. Don’t forget to sign up for Art’s email reminder service

Franco’s One World Sausages – Simply the best sausages. Ask Dennis to recommend the perfect one for you. When it’s raining the next day, wouldn’t be great to have a nice plate of sausage and potatoes and whatever vegetable you prefer. Everything you need is at the Wednesday market.

Gaga Cafe You can’t take Gary’s smile home with you but you can get the same great coffee –take home a bag of beans!

Full Circle Bakery Wonderful breads good variety from sandwich to specialty bread. The perfect bread for your mid-winter BLT
everything you need for a great BLT is at the Wednesday market.

Honeymoon Ice Cream Seasonal flavors, locally produced from local organic milk. Package in returnable jars. Ice Cream sandwiches. Wednesday only. You have got to come and taste.

The Taste of Tea Come and as see what they are sampling. Ask about the tea and food pairings.

Mi Fiesta Catering Co. Whether it’s a party for one or more. Mi Fiesta is one stop shopping. Their tortillas make great wraps for any kind of filling.

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2/12 Vendor LIst
New to the Wednesday market  Honeymoon Brand Ice Cream   organic ice cream from St Benoit milk
Music by Hank Levine
Edgeworks Sharpening Services
Starting from Scratch
Green Grocer
Dream Catcher Ranch
The Fruit Factory
Armstrong Valley Farm
Penny Royal Farm
Navarro Vineyards
Min-Hee Hill Gardens
Parsons HomeGrown
Farm Sinclair
Hector’s Honey
Bohemian Wellbeing Farm
Mi Fiesta Catering
Willow Designs
A Taste of Tea
Quillfully Yours
Full Circle Bakery
GaGa Cafe
Franco’s One World Sausages
Honeymoon Brand
I’m Sew Sure

 

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Vendors for the Wonderful Wednesday market.

Parsons Homegrown Tomatoes is BACK. The best out of season tomato ever.

Remember the market will be closed Saturday the 18th and open instead on Sunday the 19th  Regular schedule resumes the following week January 25th

Wednesday Market 1/15:

Hector’s Honey   Honey of course, produce including winter squash, garlic, potatoes, kiwis, hot and sweet peppers

Armstrong Valley Farm potatoes, lemons, lettuce and the best carrots in the world

Dream Catcher Ranch locally raised meat: pork, beef and lamb. Ask them about their breakfast boxes it’s a meat CSA program

Penny Royal Farm Nominated for the Good Food Awards for their goat cheeses and they have an award winning blue cheese

Navarro Vineyards Wine, non-alcoholic grape juice and ver jus a wonderful cooking ingredient

Farm Sinclair Asian vegetables, lettuces, radishes new items each week

Twin Peaks Orchard Citrus Citrus and more citrus

Parsons Tomatoes The world’s best out of season tomato

GaGa Cafe A cup of great coffee, beans by the bag, hot chocolate

Full Circle Bakery An assortment of baked goods including some morning pastries, sandwich breads and specialty breads (including cheddar garlic you have to buy two in order to get home with one)

Mi Fiesta Catering The best fast food- the tamale with your choice of salsa and guacamole. Their packages of tamales and enchiladas are perfect for an easy lunch or dinner with no fuss on your part. They have chips, salsa and tortillas too. Everything for your own fiesta

A Taste of Tea Stop by and ask about their teas. The green tea latte (no dairy involved) is yummy. They are very knowledgeable and happy to share information and tastes

Waterhorse Ridge Simply the best jams, conserves, salsas. Everything is locally grown and made with less sugar so the flavors shine through.

Green Grocer Have something to eat at the market from a chef described as the love child of the French Laundry and Whole Foods. This is farm to table at its best

Starting from Scratch Huge omelets stuffed with the ingredients of your choice– all from the market. In a hurry grab some sausage gravy over a big fluffy biscuit. Thinking about a party for the 49’er game ask them about dishes you can pick up at the Sunday market.

My Comfort Zone Pillows of comfort in all sizes that can be heated or chilled. Ask Susan to give you a tour of her inventory you will find just what you need.

Quillfully Yours Handmade cards. Excellent inventory of Valentine’s Day cards. You don’t want to be scrambling around on Valentine’s Day at the local drugstore for something for your sweetie.

Willow Designs Clever jewelry. Some designs feature vegetable beads. Many pieces are made from old silverware. You’ll find the perfect gift and for sure something for yourself.

I’m Sew Sure Many original designs including wonderful special occasion placements. They also have baby blankets, large carry-alls, beautiful napkins and other table ware. All of their pieces are crafted with great attention to detail.

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The Wonderful Wednesday market is back tomorrow

Music – Hank Levine

Hector’s Honey Peppers, squash, potatoes, tomatillos, garlic, onions, eggs and of course honey and other bee products

Twin Peaks Orchards Sunny Citrus

The Dream Catcher Ranch Beef, pork and lamb

Penny Royal Farm Award winning cheeses including a great blue cheese
Navarro Vineyards Grape juice and wine

Bohemian Wellbeing Farm Foraged and wild mushrooms

Farm Sinclair Bok Choi, tat soy and other Asian vegetables, radishes

Armstrong Valley Farm Potatoes, kale several different kinds,lemons, eggs, broccoli -several kinds

Gaga Cafe The best cup of coffee and you can get the beans to take home

My Comfort Zone Feeling a little achy for whatever reason. Susan
has the perfect pillow for you — can be heated or chilled.

Full Circle Bakery Great bread and some lovely pastries to go with that great cup of coffee

Quillfully Yours Wonderful Antique Valentines Cards

The Taste of Tea Ask about Wellness Wednesday

Mi Fiesta Catering Co. The best fast food at the best price – Mi Fiesta is party central. Wonderful chips and salsas

Willow Designs Clever jewelry designs — many crafted from silverware

I’m Sew Sure An array of hand sewn items: bags, baby blankets and special placemats for birthdays.

Food from two outstanding kitchens at the Wednesday market ths weel.

Starting From Scratch Omelets and sausage gravy and biscuits.. and a lot more.

The Green Grocer The name of the dish might sound familiar
but the Green Grocer always puts a slight twist on the dish.

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The Wednesday market is year round, rain or shine.

Some of crafts or soft good vendors whose inventory doesn’t do well in the rain may not be there but rain is good for farmers and ranchers.

There are covered tables for breakfast. It’s not going to be that cold. What could be nicer then having a great cup of coffee from Gaga Cafe and enjoying the first rain of the season. If you are in a hurry, Starting from Scratch has biscuits and gravy and Mi Fiesta Catering Co. has wonderful hot tamales with a wonderful choice of salsas — both ready to go. Looking for an amazing farm to table breakfast Starting from Scratch has omelets your choice of fillings — everything purchased at the market. The Green Grocer has everything from traditional breakfast choices to things like crispy duck tacos. Everything is sourced within 150 miles of Luther Burbank Center for the Arts

This is the line-up for Wednesday November 20th

Green Grocer

Starting from Scratch

Bohemian Well Being

Farm Sinclair

Twin Peaks Orchard Twin Peaks

The Patch

Penny Royal Farm / Navarro Vineyards

Armstrong Valley Farm

Dreamcatcher Ranch

Leap Frog Greens

Min-Hee Hill Gardens

Hector’s Honey

GaGa Café

Full Circle Bakery

Waterhorse Ridge

The Garden Wild

Taste of Tea

Mi Fiesta

Edgeworks Sharpening Services

My Comfort Zone

Quillfully Yours

I’m Sew Sure

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The annual heirloom tomato tasting is a chance for the market to show off our wonderful farmers.    Rain does not stop the faithful tomato tasters.  We are Northern Californians we know what to do when it  rains.

The winners of the raffle are:
Randy Casey
Molly Taylor
Linda Close
Each receives $20 in market bucks.   That could be a lot of tomatoes!

Thank you to Peggy (Peggy Parr’s Pottery) and Donna (Threads of Time) and her daughter too, for slicing up the tomatoes and making sure the salsa cups were filled.

This year, the tomatoes came from Tusque Farm, Hector’s Honey and The Patch.   Many others of our Sonoma farmers also grow tomatoes.  The recent rain helped boost the tomato season.   There are still lots and lots and lots of tomatoes  Ask your favorite vendor about case prices.

There was a salsa contest and everyone won.   They were all so different, we just couldn’t say one was better than the others.

Hector’s Honey has three entries – roasted tomatillo cooked tomatillo and roasted tomato salsa.  They were pretty darn good and when we asked for the recipe – Hector said they are thinking about producing them for the market.

Min-Hee Hill’s salsa  had a secret ingredient that made it more Spanish in origin — Min Hee used Padron peppers.

Penang Kitchen’s entry was a classic salsa -tomatoes, onions, peppers and avocados — it was very popular with folks looking for something not too spicy.

The Patch – Lazaro’s pico de gallo is a favorite and here is the recipe: dice a variety of heirloom tomatoes, Italian red onion, fresh cilantro, red pepper and serrano pepper for the salsa, then finished it off with a sprinkle of salt.   Very fresh tasting and very popular with the non-garlic lovers among us.

Non tomato farmers got in the act with things like wonderful tomato tarts from Dominique and Local Spicery put together a special tomato spice kit.  Waterhorse Ridge always has some tomato based jams, jellies and condiments.

Rain or shine, it’s always a great time at the  market’s annual Heirloom Tomato Tasting.   The left over tomatoes were donated to:  Slater Middle School’s are having a special farm to table culinary session in their foods class; the Redwood Empire Food Bank – they were very happy to
receive them and  a case for the field trip of 2nd graders coming to Wednesday
market from Hidden Valley Satellite School.

 

 

 

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The best place to have breakfast on Saturday is the Santa Rosa Farmers Market.  There is everything from a traditional omelet to a traditional Malaysian morning meal.   There is something for everyone.

There are hot tamales and tempting baked goods to add to your choices for breakfast.    Great coffee and teas are available too.

Saturday September 14th Vendor List

Agricultural

Armstrong Valley Farm

Beet Generation Farm

Bella Ridge Farm

Bellwether Farms

Bernier Farms

Bohemian Wellbeing Farm

Bruno’s Italian Red Wine Vinegar

Canvas Ranch

Daffodils, Dahlias, Lilies Oh My!

Dry Creek Peach

EGB  Farms

First Light Farm

Foggy River Farm

G&S Farm

Hectors Honey

Karlonas Farms

Laguna Farm

Leap Frog Greens

Ma & Pa’s Garden

Min-Hee Hill Gardens

My Wild iris Rows

Natures Spirit Garden

Neve Roses ll

New Family Farm

Offerings of the Land

Orchard Farms

Owen Family Farm

Oz Family Farm

Pepper Ranch

Ridgeview Farm

Salmon Creek Ranch

Sebastopol Berry Farm

Singing Frogs Farm

The Black Sheep Farm

The Patch

Tusque Farms

Twin Palms Farm

Two Rock Valley Cheese

Walkers Apples

Weirauch Creamery

Williams Ranch

Williamson Farm

Prepared Foods

Chef Henderson Catering

Green Grocer

Guerilla Foods

Penang Kitchen

Starting from Scratch

Non-Agricultural

Aroma Floral Designs

Bumble Bee

California Coops

Carol’s Creations

Costeaux French Bakery

Crumb Hither Bakery

Damselfly Designs

Earth Temple

East West Gourmet

Edgeworks Sharpening Services

Franco’s One World Sausage

Full Circle Bakery

Gaga Café

Gandolf’s Fine Chocolates

Grizzly Bear Sweets

Hilltop Honey

Home Maid Ravioli

Hue de Laroque

JF Pottery

Leon Day Condiments

Local Spicery

Mama Baretta

Not yer Mommas Granola

Nourish

Peggy Parr Pottery

Philisopher’s Stoneground

Poppies

Pure Puer Tea

Raymond’s Bakery

Sia Baskets

Silk Winds

Sonoma Garden Design

Stonehouse Olive Oil

The Beet Generation Juice

Threads of Time

Victoria Kemp

Waterhorse Ridge

Willow Designs

 

 

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