Fresh From Our Farmers: Sebastopol Evening Market Launches

After years of dreaming and months of planning, the Sebastopol Certified Farmers Market is launching a second day, a Thursday evening market in the town plaza. The new market will operate from 5 to 7:30 p.m. through October 31. The goal of the market is two-fold. First, management has long [...]

By | September 5th, 2013|0 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Harvest Season Is In Full Swing

The season of abundance, which arcs over summer and fall, is in full swing, with all sixteen of our farmers markets open, offering twenty-three market days each week. Markets take place everyday but Monday and on certain days--Wednesdays, for example--you have a choice of three or four markets. If you’ve [...]

By | July 10th, 2012|0 Comments

The season for quince

With just a few quince, you can make enough membrillo--quince paste--to last until next fall. Quince paste, a sweet condiment, is traditionally served with cheese.

By | October 19th, 2011|1 Comment

Fresh From Our Farmers: Sebastopol

One talisman of fall, the bulbous quince, has appeared at the farmers market. It's time to make quince paste!

By | September 19th, 2011|2 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Bodega Bay

Sonoma County has a new farmers market. It's located in Bodega Bay and opened on September 4. You have until October 30 to enjoy it this year.

By | September 19th, 2011|4 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: New Santa Rosa Market

There's a new farmers market in Santa Rosa, located near Coddingtown and taking place on Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

By | July 18th, 2011|6 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Santa Rosa #2

Over the last several years, farmers markets, always a great destination for seasonal produce, have become among the best sources for healthy fats and proteins. The Saturday Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Market has what may be the best selection of all Sonoma County markets.

By | May 30th, 2011|6 Comments

What’s your favorite place to get strawberries?

What's your favorite place to get strawberries? Please share the details and then enjoy delicious strawberry recipes from the Seasonal Pantry archives.

By | May 26th, 2011|11 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Oakmont

Oakmont Certified Farmers Market provides Oakmont resident and others who live in east Santa Rosa with a year-round source of fresh produce, handmade crafts and community.

By | May 23rd, 2011|1 Comment

Paula Downing Returns to Farmers Market

Last night at a special meeting of members, farmers and other vendors voted to reinstate Paula Downing as market manager after her abrupt dismissal several weeks ago by the board.

By | November 9th, 2010|15 Comments