Archive: Jun 2009

What to Expect on June 10rh

The market had another fabulous day last week, but boy was it hot. This week we should have perfect temperatures around 73 degrees, so come on down! We have a special event this week, a Cookbook and Gardening swap, read more…

We’ll have lots of the sweetest strawberries you can find. Our cooking demo, starting at 4pm at NE Franklin and NE 4th will give you all sorts of ideas to use fresh, local, sweet strawberries. We may have cherries as early as next week.
This Wednesday we are excited to have goat cheese from Dee Creek Farm. You will be able sample the cheeses from Dee Creek and the jams from Nature’s Choice (they can be found at the same booth at the Northwest corner of the market).
Don’t forget to stop by the info booth to purchase your market tokens, with your credit and debit cards. Use them at the market (the vendors give change) or give them as gifts for Dads, Grads or Teachers.
A couple vendors are offering vegetarian dishes and gluten free cookies and cakes.
The market is every Wednesday from 3:00pm to 7:00pm, in front of the Camas Public Library, on Fourth Avenue between NE Everett and NE Franklin until September 30th.
Schedule and Products for June 10th: Kid’s Activity – 3pm-7pm, Book mark creations and book readings in conjuction with the Cookbook and Gardening Book Swap. Chef Connection – at 4pm, Come find out what you can do with a flat of strawberries. Music – from 5pm-7pm, Richie Bean www.myspace.com/RichieBeanSolo WSU Master Gardeners – will be at the market information booth with plenty of literature and knowledge to answer your gardening and composting questions.
A quick run down of some of the farmers and vendors: Camas Roots – compost tea Boones Ferry Berry Farms – strawberries Twin Brooks Herb Farm – heirloom tomato plants, vegetable starts, herb plants, camas lilies Iko Farms – onions, asparagus, potatoes, beets Xiong Farms– tulips, irises, wallflowers, and many more flowers Rosemattel’s – lettuce, kale, plant starts Nature’s Choice/Dee Creek Farm – cheese, mushrooms (fresh premium wild porcini & morels, organic shiitake & maitake), wild huckleberry jam & syrup, raw unfiltered honey. Hill Tree Farms – flowers Draper Girls’ Country Farm – lamb, pork, dried apples, apples, pears Brun’s Bakery – French white loaf, French rye baguette, apple cake, chocolate cookies, gluten free chocolate cookies, gluten free apple cake Russell’s Breads – garlic parmesan, kalamata olive, challah, brioche, whole wheat pumpkin scones, cookies, pumpkin bread Nutz-R-Us – Candied nuts The Garlic Lady – hand stuffed olives, pickled vegetables and garlic, drink mixes and gourmet natural cooking and beverage sauces Paper Tiger Coffee Roasters – artisan roasted specialty coffee beans Zabor Mexican Grill – homemade tamales, tacos, burritos, quesadillas Sweet Al’s Cookin – BBQ chicken, beans, salad Gumbo Goddess – cajun cuisine with a southern twist – offering vegetarian and flourless options “Pop-a-Bak” – variety of fruit filled baklava and Greek gyros Half Moon Farm – honey, plants, eggs

What to Expect on June 3rd

Be sure to take advantage of our convenient new token system. Purchase tokens, in $5 denominations, at the market info booth (at NE Everett and NE Fourth Avenue), with your debit or credit card. The tokens are just like cash. When your purchase products from the vendors they will give you change. They make great gifts too – use them as you would gift cards!
Market Day for June 3rd
Kid’s Activity – 3pm-7pm, Farm Sensory Day: Find the animals in the sensory tubs, farm stickers, farm tools coloring. Chef Connection – at 4pm, come learn a new tip or trick to use in your kitchen. Music – from 5pm-7pm Brian Ayotte, http://www.myspace.com/brianayottemusic. If you are a James Taylor fan, be sure to come down and listen to Brian! WSU Master Gardeners – will be at the market information booth with plenty of literature and knowledge to answer your gardening and composting questions.
A quick run down of some of the farmers and vendors: Draper Girls’ Country Farm – lamb, pork, dried apples, apples, pears Lacamas Lavender – honey, rhubarb, lavender, herbs, veggie starts, eggs Greenville Farms – hazelnuts, prunes, eggs Boones Ferry Berry Farms – strawberries Twin Brooks Herb Farm – heirloom tomato plants, vegetable starts, herb plants, camas lilies Xiong Farms– tulips, irises, wallflowers, and many more flowers Rosemattel’s – lettuce, kale, plant starts Nature’s Choice – mushrooms (fresh premium wild porcini & morels, organic shiitake & maitake), wild huckleberry jam & syrup, raw unfiltered honey. Hill Tree Farms – flowers Russell’s Breads – garlic parmesan, kalamata olive, challah, brioche, whole wheat pumpkin scones, cookies, pumpkin bread Brun’s Baked Goods – French white loaf, French rye baguette, apple cake, chocolate cookies, gluten free chocolate cookies, gluten free apple cake Paper Tiger Coffee Roasters – artisan roasted specialty coffee beans Zabor Mexican Grill – homemade tamales, tacos, burritos, quesadillas Wurst Sausage Company – variety of homemade sausages Gumbo Goddess – cajun cuisine with a southern twist “Pop-a-Bak” – variety of fruit filled baklava and Greek gyros Half Moon Farm – honey, plants, eggs Iko Farms – onions, asparagus, potatoes
— and — Bill Baines, with Edge Master Mobile Sharpening. Bring your knives, gardening tools, food processor blades, kitchen shears, and lawn mower blades (remove them from the mower!) to be sharpened onsite at very reasonable prices.


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