It is here! Opening day of the Camas Farmer’s Market is tomorrow – Wednesday, May 27th, from 3:00pm to 7:00pm, in front of the Camas Public Library, on Fourth Avenue between NE Everett and NE Franklin.
Beautiful weather, a street filled with farmers/vendors, live music, kid’s activities and our chef connection starting at 4:00pm await you. The first week of market will bring plenty of starts and herbs for your garden. Produce may be light this week, but as the season continues the abundance of fruits and vegetables will grow. Come early, at 3:00pm, so you don’t miss out on the strawberries, rhubarb, eggs, lamb, hazelnuts and breads!
Kid’s Activity – Your kids will plant some seeds in an egg carton to take home and transplant in the garden. Urban Farm School will be available to answer your gardening questions!
Chef Connection – It is sure to delight!
Music – Al Maier,, will play most of the market, taking a break during the Chef Connection.
A quick run down of some of the farmers and vendors for May 27th: 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 – strawberriesCamas Roots – starts, hopefully compost tea Twin Brooks Herb Farm – heirloom tomato plants, vegetable starts, herb plants, camas lilies Xiong Farms – tulips, irises, wallflowers, and many more flowersNature’s Choice – mushrooms, jams, eggs, cheese Hill Tree Farms – flowers Brun’s Baked Goods – french style rye bread, pain ordinaire, apple cake, chocolate cookies Paper Tiger Coffee Roasters – artisan roasted specialty coffee beansZabor 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
and Bill Baines, with Edge Master Mobile Sharpening, will have his van parked on NE Everett just south of NE 4th Avenue – bring your knives and gardening tools to be sharpened onsite at a reasonable price! You will not want to miss out on a fabulous opening day!