Shopping list for the Wednesday market
Figs and blue cheese are such a great combination. Several vendors have figs and Penny Royal Farm has award-winning blue cheese.

Start your shopping trip with a gentle massage from Body Balance Massage. While you listen to Hank Levine plays the accoustical guitar. Then further relax with a great cup of coffee from Gaga Cafe (and you can take beans home!)

Chefs in the house today are Penang Kitchen – have a great taste of Malaysian voted the best street food in the world and the Green Grocer everything is locally sourced and really really good.

Start your Day of the Dead Holiday shopping. Alma’s Oilcloth and Chucherias has wonderful decorations and this year sugar skulls to decorate yourself. Although the Day of The Dead falls around Halloween. The holidays are not similar. Learn more about this wonderful holiday. It is a great way to honor your ancestors and past along their history. Alma’s Oilcloth and Chucherias also has items that would make nifty holiday gifts.

In fact you can do a lot Christmas shopping at the Wednesday market. Quillfully Yours has lovely holiday cards. Willow Designs features hand-crafted jewelry. Ask to see the vegetable line of earrings and bracelets- perfect for the foodie in your life. I’m Sew Sure has lovely bags, napkins, and baby blankets.

Another vendor with great gifts is My Comfort Zone — especially gifts for yourself. Susan has pillows of comfort in sizes for your eyes to body pillows. They are filled with different things – and most can be heated or chilled. Imagine after a particularly stressful day being able to put a chilled pillow that fits perfectly across your eyes —

Franco’s One World Sausages is now a regular a the Wednesday market. The Dream Catcher Ranch brings a good selection of beef and pork.

The Wednesday market has a great selection of Sonoma grown produce including the best selection of locally grown mushrooms on any day of the week. Bread, butter, jams, eggs, micro-greens, all kinds of lettuces, hardy greens, carrots, cabbages, potatoes, berries, onions, green beans, eggplants, cucumbers — all kinds it is not too late to make pickles. There are still tomatoes and lots and lots of peppers. Summer squash is still the market but winter squashes are here too. Garlic and herbs are also available nuts too. And there is a lot more.

Beautiful seasonal bouquets are still available from Ridgeview Farm

The Wednesday line-up:

Music by Hank Levine

Hectors Honey

Armstrong Valley Farm

EGB Farms

The Patch

Sebastopol Berry Farm

Min-Hee Hill Gardens

Ridgeview Farm

Leap Frog Greens

Farm Sinclair

McClellan Creamery

The Beet Generation

Dreamcatcher Ranch

Penny Royal Farm / Navarro Vineyard

Village Charter School

Bohemian Wellbeing Farm

Gaga Café

My Comfort Zone

Quillfully Yours

I’m Sew Sure

Alma’s Oilcloths

Full Circle Bakery

Edgeworks Sharpening Services

Willow Designs

Body Balance

Franco’s One World Sausage

Green Grocer

Penang Kitchen

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The Wednesday market has a great selection of Sonoma grown produce.  McClellan Dairy has joined the Wednesday party with wonderful artisan butters and eggs.   Body Balance is offering massage at the market… take the stress out of your week.

Most of the tomatoes  at the Saturday Heirloom Tomato Tasting are available at the Wednesday market.   An excellent selection is also at the Thursday market.  This is the last week for the Thursday market until next summer.

Wednesday Vendor list

Edgeworks Sharpening Services

The Beet Generation
McClellan Dairy
Armstrong Valley Farm
Ridgeview Farm
Leap Frog Greens
Farm Sinclair
Bohemian Wellbeing Farm
Dreamcatcher Ranch
The Patch
EGB Farms
Min-Hee Hill Gardens
Hectors Honey
Sebastopol Berry Farm
Village Charter School & Garden
Alma’s Oilcloths
Waterhorse Ridge
Full Circle Bakery
GaGa Café
Franco’s One World Sausages
Body Balance —    massage what a great way to get over  mid-week stress
I’m Sew Sure
Quillfully Yours
My Comfort Zone
Green Grocer
Penang Kitchen
Starting from Scratch

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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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Summer is something special in Sonoma County.  All three markets are full of the fruits and vegetables of summer.    Gaga Cafe is at all three markets with a smile and a great cup of coffee.  Eggs and locally raised meat at all three markets.  Hector’s Honey, EGB (seasonal fruit) and The Patch (Sonoma grown vegetables) are at all three markets.

The Wednesday market has a great prepared food the best pop-up food court — Green Grocer andPenang Kitchen   –great menus and food to eat at the market or to go.    Each also sells ingredients to make your cooking easy and tasty. Wednesday market  8:30- Noon  Luther Burbank Center for the Arts   Full Circle Bkery has wonderful pastries to go with that great cup of  coffee from Gaga Cafe.

Wednesday July 30th Vendor List

Wednesday Market

Agricultural

Hectors Honey

Armstrong Valley Farm

EGB Farm

The Patch

Sebastopol Berry Farm

Min-Hee Hill Garden

Penny Royal Farm
Navarro Vineyards

Ridgeview Farm

The Beet Generation

Leap Frog Greens

Farm Sinclair

Dreamcatcher Ranch

Non-Agricultural

Full Circle Bakery

Gaga Cafe

Waterhorse Ridge

My Comfort Zone

Viki Kemp

The Garden Wild

Starting from Scratch

Willow Designs

Dr. Cindy Zafis (allergist)

Prepared Foods

Green Grocer

Penang Kitchen

Thursday market      9:00- 1pm         1450 Guerneville Road  (Across from Penny’s side entrance at Coddingtown)

Saturday market       8:30 – 1pm     Luther Burbank Center for the Arts

 

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The Wednesday market has everything you need to make the rest of the week just fine.   Three great prepared food vendors make our pop-up food court a great place to bring people when everyone wants something different.

 

 

Hectors Honey

 

Armstrong Valley Farm

 

Farm Sinclair

 

Parsons HomeGrown

 

EGB Farms

 

Dreamcatcher Ranch

 

The Patch

 

Sebastopol Berry Farm

 

Min-Hee Hill Garden

 

Bohemian Wellbeing Farm

 

Salmon Creek Ranch

 

Full Circle Bakery

 

Gaga Cafe

 

Waterhorse Ridge

 

Comfort Zone

 

The Garden Wild

 

Willow Designs

 

Beach House Candles

 

Live A lot Foods

 

Vicki Kemp

 

Green Grocer

 

Penang Kitchen

 

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Don’t forget we are now in the North Parking Lot at Luther Burbank Center for the Arts.

Might be rushing the season a bit. But it looks like summer at the Wednesday market.
EGB and The Patch are now back the Wednesday market.

The Patch is back and it’s summer squash-a-palooza.

Welcome to Sinclair Farm– heritage vegetables — everything has a name. Plus Bacon avocados grown locally. This avocado does well in cooler climates and is rather delicate

Wednesday Vendor List

Local Spicery freshly milled in the quantities you need

GaGa Cafe coffee by the cup or bag

Willow Design Wonderful jewelry designs and clever uses of old silverware

The Garden Wild Handcrafted soaps many from ingredients found at the market

Full Circle Bakery Amazing breads straight from the bakery – the garlic cheese is so good you have to buy two loaves so you get home with one

Water Horse Ridge Jams and condiments all locally sourced combinations to make your toast sing

Comfort Zone Pillows and more that can be heated or cooled good for when you’ve over-done it.

Min-Hee Hill Gardens Lettuces of all kinds and many heirloom varieties of greens. Vegetable and herb starts including tomato plants

Armstrong Valley Farm Local citrus, asparagus, flowering kale and iceberg lettuce an eclectic mix of produce, fruit and eggs.

Hector’s Honey Honey and Bees Wax Products, eggs, garlic,potatoes, spaghetti squash, chili peppers

Bohemian Wellbeing Farm Mushrooms cultivated, foraged, fresh and dried

The Dreamcatcher Catcher Ranch Ask about their meat CSA especially their breakfast box

Green Grocer The food they make at the market is amazing did you know you can buy the cured pork products to take home

Penang Kitchen On Wednesday only they have potato curry. Don’t miss it. Seriously.

Mi Fiesta Still the best fast food! You can’t beat the tamale but for something a little more substantial and almost as fast – they have a single serving (generous) plate that is easy to heat. Proving you don’t have to give up taste for convenience.

Parsons Homegrown the tastiest tomato you can get this time of year and grown less then three miles from Luther Burbank Center for the Arts

The Patch Great selection of seasonal vegetables right now squash-apalooza. But of course there is more

Farm Sinclair Farms in Guerneville! You bet. Lee growing heritage vegetables taste is the most important factor –not how well it ships! Lee also has Sonoma grown avocados. Did you know avocados freeze well!

EGB amazing cherries, apricots, nectarines and even a peach or two.

1st and 3rd Wednesday Salmon Creek Ranch and Edgeworks Knife Sharpening

All of this is Sonoma grown produce and available at the Wednesday market

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There is no better place to celebrate National Salad Day then the Wednesday market. (May is national salad month) A wonderful selection of Sonoma grown produce and plenty of fixins’ to add to your salad bowl.

Spring is lettuce season and our Wednesday farmers have a wonderful selection. You can find the perfect lettuce for sandwiches, salad bowls or even for wraps. Some lettuces can even be sauteed.

The Wednesday market has wonderful offerings for a great market meal. The Green Grocer makes magic on a plate (real china) for a wonderful farm market breakfast. If you want something that shows of Sonoma County, you cannot do better than the Green Grocer (described as the love child of the French Laundry and Whole Foods) Everything served by the Green Grocer is sourced within 150 miles but most of it comes from the market that morning.

People are always complaining about the lack of street food – Penang Kitchen is at the Wednesday market serving Malaysian Street food, considered by some to be among the finest in the world. It’s a wonderful blend of spices some dishes have a bit of heat. They have vegetarian options. The potato curry should be on everyone’s list to try.

Mi Fiesta serves up one of the great, fast and cheap lunches. You can get a tamale with the works (your choices of salsas and other toppings) for $3.00. And of course they have lots of choices to take home enchildas, tamales, salsas, and their new line of individual dinners.

If you love the bouquets from Ridgeview Farm, then you have to come to the Wednesday market. During the summer, Ridgeview is only at the Wednesday market.

Wednesday Vendor List

Local Spicery freshly milled in the quantities you need

GaGa Cafe coffee by the cup or bag

Willow Design Wonderful jewelry designs and clever uses of old silverware

The Garden Wild Handcrafted soaps many from ingredients found at the market

Full Circle Bakery Amazing breads straight from the bakery – the garlic cheese is so good you have to buy two loaves so you get home with one

Water Horse Ridge Jams and condiments all locally sourced combinations to make your toast sing

Comfort Zone Pillows and more that can be heated or cooled good for when you’ve over-done it.

Min-Hee Hill Gardens Lettuces of all kinds and many heirloom varieties of greens. Vegetable and herb starts including tomato plants

Armstrong Valley Farm Local citrus, asparagus, flowering kale and iceberg lettuce an eclectic mix of produce, fruit and eggs.

Hector’s Honey Honey and Bees Wax Products, eggs, garlic,potatoes, spaghetti squash, chili peppers

Bohemian Wellbeing Farm Mushrooms cultivated, foraged, fresh and dried

The Dreamcatcher Catcher Ranch Ask about their meat CSA especially their breakfast box

Green Grocer The food they make at the market is amazing did you know you can buy the cured pork products to take home

Penang Kitchen On Wednesday only they have potato curry. Don’t miss it. Seriously.

Mi Fiesta Still the best fast food! You can’t beat the tamale but for something a little more substantial and almost as fast – they have a single serving (generous) plate that is easy to heat. Proving you don’t have to give up taste for convenience.

Rdigeview Farm Beautiful seasonal flowers and wonderful seasonal fruit and vegetables

Parsons Homegrown the tastiest tomato you can get this time of year and grown less then three miles from Luther Burbank Center for the Arts

1st and 3rd Wednesday Salmon Creek Ranch and Edgeworks Knife Sharpening

All of this is Sonoma grown produce and available at the Wednesday market

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Radishes can be so much more than a garnish. Famous chefs are finding creative ways to use them. Spring is radish season although they are available through-out the year.
Ridgeview Farm has beautiful French breakfast radishes -named for their use sliced on buttered bread with a sprinkle of salt.

Michael Bauer, SF Chronicle Food critic on the radish “Most people don’t think of the typical radish as a vegetable. It’s repeatedly — and unfortunately — relegated to a garnish, but when it’s sauteed it enhances many dishes with its firm texture and spicy taste” Recipes and ideas

Ridgeview Farm is at the Wednesday market with beautiful radishes and lettuces and of course their seasonal bouquets.

Local Spicery has joined the Wednesday line-up. Fresh dried herbs and spices in the quantities you need.

Dreamcatcher Ranch produces meats from heritage breeds humanely raised.

The Wednesday market has the largest selection of Sonoma grown produce anywhere with the exception of the Saturday market.

Don’t forget our great food court – eat-in, take-out or pick something up for later.

This week Salmon Creek Ranch the Edgeworks knife sharpening are also at the Wednesday market.

Wednesday Vendor List

Local Spicery freshly milled in the quantities you need

GaGa Cafe coffee by the cup or bag

Willow Design Wonderful jewelry designs and clever uses of old silverware

The Garden Wild Handcrafted soaps many from ingredients found at the market

Full Circle Bakery Amazing breads straight from the bakery – the garlic cheese is so good you have to buy two loaves so you get home with one

Water Horse Ridge Jams and condiments all locally sourced combinations to make your toast sing

Comfort Zone Pillows and more that can be heated or cooled good for when you’ve over-done it.

Min-Hee Hill Gardens Lettuces of all kinds and many heirloom varieties of greens. Vegetable and herb starts including tomato plants

Armstrong Valley Farm Local citrus, asparagus, flowering kale and iceberg lettuce an eclectic mix of produce, fruit and eggs.

Hector’s Honey Honey and Bees Wax Products, eggs, garlic,potatoes, spaghetti squash, chili peppers

Bohemian Wellbeing Farm Mushrooms cultivated, foraged, fresh and dried

The Dreamcatcher Catcher Ranch Ask about their meat CSA especially their breakfast box

Green Grocer The food they make at the market is amazing did you know you can buy the cured pork products to take home

Penang Kitchen On Wednesday only they have potato curry. Don’t miss it. Seriously.

Mi Fiesta Still the best fast food! You can’t beat the tamale but for something a little more substantial and almost as fast – they have a single serving (generous) plate that is easy to heat. Proving you don’t have to give up taste for convenience.

Rdigeview Farm Beautiful seasonal flowers and wonderful seasonal fruit and vegetables

Parsons Homegrown the tastiest tomato you can get this time of year and grown less then three miles from Luther Burbank Center for the Arts

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Wednesday April 17th — Parsons Homegrown is back at the Wednesday market. The first of our seasonal vendors Ridgeview Farm is now regularly at the Wednesday market.

Wednesday Vendor List
GaGa Cafe coffee by the cup or bag

Willow Design Wonderful jewelry designs and clever uses of old silverware

The Garden Wild Handcrafted soaps many from ingredients found at the market

Full Circle Bakery Amazing breads straight from the bakery – the garlic cheese is so good you have to buy two loaves so you get home with one

Water Horse Ridge Jams and condiments all locally sourced combinations to make your toast sing

Comfort Zone Pillows and more that can be heated or cooled good for when you’ve over-done it.

Min-Hee Hill Gardens Lettuces of all kinds and many heirloom varieties of greens. Vegetable and herb starts including tomato plants

Armstrong Valley Farm Local citrus, asparagus, flowering kale and iceberg lettuce an eclectic mix of produce, fruit and eggs.

Hector’s Honey Honey and Bees Wax Products, eggs, garlic,potatoes, spaghetti squash, chili peppers

Bohemian Wellbeing Farm Mushrooms cultivated, foraged, fresh and dried

The Dreamcatcher Catcher Ranch Ask about their meat CSA especially their breakfast box

Green Grocer The food they make at the market is amazing did you know you can buy the cured pork products to take home

Penang Kitchen On Wednesday only they have potato curry. Don’t miss it. Seriously.

Mi Fiesta Still the best fast food! You can’t beat the tamale but for something a little more substantial and almost as fast – they have a single serving (generous) plate that is easy to heat. Proving you don’t have to give up taste for convenience.

Rdigeview Farm Beautiful seasonal flowers and wonderful seasonal fruit and vegetables

Parsons Homegrown the tastiest tomato you can get this time of year and grown less then three miles from Luther Burbank Center for the Arts

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