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OMG you cannot miss this Saturday’s market.. It’s customer and vendor appreciation day. Fun, prizes and food. All to say thank you to the folks who keep this market great; our wonderful loyal customers and our farmers, ranchers, crafters, cooks and more -all the vendors that make this the best market in Sonoma County.

It’s also procrastinators day. The market has many possibilities for great gifts including market gift .certificates..

There are lots of special foods only available this time of year, sweet tamales from Mi Fiesta, panattone from Costeaux French Bakery.
and wonderful citrus.

And Not Yer Momma’s Granola is back!

Saturday December 20th vendor list

Armstrong Valley Farm
Bellwether Farm
Bernier Farms
Bohemian Wellbeing Farm
Canvas
Daffodils Lillies oh my
Farm Sinclair
First Light Farm
Foggy River
Hectors Honey
John Ford Ranch
K&K Farms
Karlonas Farm
Laguna Farm
Middletown Farms
Min-Hee Hill Gardens
Natures Spirit Garden
New Family
Offerings of the land
Penny RoyalFarm
Pepper Ranch
Ponce/EGB
Salmon Creek Ranch
Schletewitz/Fruit Factory
Singing Frogs Farm
Straus Family Creamery
The Beet Generation
Williams Ranch

Green Grocer
Lata’s Indian Cuisine
Penang Kitchen
Zuppa
Starting from Scratch

A Taste of Tea
Alma’s Oil Cloth
Aroma Floral
Beach House Candles
CA Coops
Cacoco
Cesar’s bone broth
Cookie take a bite
Costeaux Bakery
Created by Vanae
Crumb Hither
DH Woodworks
Dominique
Earth Temple
Farm to Fermentation
Francos One World Sausage
Full Circle Bakery
Gaga Café
Grizzly Bear Sweets
Hill Top Honey
Home Maid Ravioli
Hue de Laroque
I’m Sew Sure
JF Pottery
John Rizzi
Kirstens Krafts
Knotty Lady
Leon Day Condiments
Mi Fiesta Catering
Not Your Momma Granola
One Ocean Seafood
Press Democrat
Pure Puer Tea
Quiche & Carry
Raymonds Bakery
Royal Hare
Run Around Brew
Silk Winds
Sonoma Garden Designs
Stonehouse Olive oil
The Garden Wild
The Hummus Guy
Varda Rose
Waterhorse Ridge
Willow Designs
Wine Country Treats
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Meal Deal for Saturday February 1
Yogurt, granola and jam parfaits

Perfect for breakfast, lunch or an on-the-go snack…even dessert
Our weekly special promotion comes with a recipe and discounts on the ingredients which are all at the market

Each recipes serves at least four, all ingredients are available at the market, and the cost is $20 or less

It’s easy peasy; Recipe (per person)
1/2 cup yogurt
1/2 cup granola
2 tbs. jam

Participating vendors are:
  Not Yer Momma’s Granola
Ingredients for the original flavor  organic oats, honey, almonds, non-GMO expeller canola oil, sunflower seeds, Thompson raisins (organic sunflower oil), dried cranberries (evaporated cane juice & sunflower oil), organic pumpkin seeds, walnuts.

This powerhouse granola has more than 3 pounds of nuts, fruit and seeds to every 5 pounds of oats. Whether you are running errands or running a race, this fuel will keep you going or give you a second wind – works equally well for breakfast or for bringing along as a trail mix. (shhhhhhh….also great on vanilla ice cream)

Bellwether Farms uses milk from a Northern European breed called East Friesian, one of the best milk-producing sheep in the world. The sheep are fed alfalfa and grain and are free to roam year-round in pasture, helping them produce calcium-rich milk high in vitamin B12. Plus, the yogurt contains active cultures that ease digestion; sensitive stomachs can handle sheep’s milk better than milk from cows. Flavors include Plain, Strawberry (made with fragrant Northwestern strawberries), Vanilla (a blend of Madagascar Bourbon and Indonesian beans), Blackberry and Blueberry.—Nicole Denis

Waterhorse Ridge Jams
From Biteclub
Using pectin and small amounts of organic sugar, the Greers make the 60 or so varieties of jams, preserves, chutneys and salsas the old-fashioned way. With a big pot and lots of produce. “Since I grow the fruit I get attached to it and I want people to actually taste it,” she says. The idea, in fact, is to just eat it with a spoon straight out of the jar. Which is not just a suggestion, but a bit of a hazard. We blew through two jars in a single night.

16 oz Bellweather plain OR vanilla yogurt $4
Not Yer Mama’s Original Granola 7
4 oz.Waterhorse Triple Berry Jam 4

Total $15

 

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Closing at 11:00 AM for the Face-to-Face Beer Fest Fundraiser

Market manager  recommendations —

“The big news is summer fruit, of course….Apricots, cherries, peaches, nectarines.   Dominique is making apricot pie, cherry pie, peach pie.  I can’t decide which is more amazing.  Pie is my favorite dessert besides ice cream so Dominique is a great love of my life.  She is funny too.   She was trained at the Cordon Blue in Paris and she has Julia Child’s sense of humor.  Maybe you get a Julia sense of humor class at the school?

People should also know that Angie from Nut N Other Farm is at the market this Saturday.  She is almost out of last year’s crop of almonds and walnuts so stocking up on non fumigated almonds from Angie is a good idea.

 New to the market  We have a new jam lady who is also a farmer so much of her fruit is grown by her or she buys it at the market.  She has a good subtle touch – you taste the fruit not the sugar, which I like.  She also has a great variety of savory condiments.    Her name is Patricia and her company is Waterhorse Ridge  Farm, Cazadero.   

Not Yer Momma’s Granola  I have to say that I cannot eat store bought granola.  .I have tried most of them and they are too sweet…I don’t know why commercial granola makers think that sweet is better but they do…Irene, Susan and Whitney are the Momma gals and they know that sweet isn’t necessarily better…They also have a subtle touch – you can taste the granola….People love them….About health…I used to have high cholesterol and a doctor told me to eat oats before anything else in the morning because it eats up the bad cholesterol – that is a very simplified explanation… I also put walnuts in the granola because my youngest daughter told me that this was good for the heart, plus I take red rice yeast so I am not sure which works but something seems to work because my cholesterol is significantly lower than when I started doing these things.   Just some hokey advice from a very non scientific old lady.”

Paula Downing

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