On Sunday, the Bodega Bay Community Farmers Market opens for its 2014 season, which continues through the end of October. This is the market's third season. It's a lovely market, primarily a community affair but a wonderful stop if you've heading to the coast and worthy, as well, of a [...]
On Saturday, Salmon Creek Ranch of Bodega had nearly its full array of products at the Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Market. Duck eggs are plentiful again and should remain so for the next several months. "Ducks are seasonal layers, much more dramatically so than chickens," Jocelyn Brabyn, who oversees [...]
If I can cook for humans, I asked myself, I should be able to cook for canines, right? Right! Only there's not a lot of cooking involved.
The Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Market will take place this Sunday, not Saturday. The change is for this week only. This shift is necessary because of a previously scheduled event at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts. Events at the Center are scheduled many months in advance and all [...]
When the Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Market moved to the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts (50 Mark West Springs Rd.), it was with the understanding that the space, including the area where the market takes place, had been reserved for special events that would require, in some instances, [...]
Last night, I cooked dinner for a friend, a long-promised birthday present. I planned the meal around bone-in ribeye steaks from Salmon Creek Ranch, as I'd been telling my friend how good they are for quite some time. He was eager to see for himself. Dinner began with [...]
One of our tiniest seasonal farmers markets, the one in Bodega Bay, opened for its second season on May 27. The market is a delightful community affair, with a leisurely pace in a beautiful setting. When I arrived last Sunday at 10 a.m., the field where the market [...]
The Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Market greeted Saturday morning from its new home in the southeast parking lot of the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts. By 8:30 a.m., the market’s official opening time, it was full of shoppers. You could almost hear a collective sigh of relief, as two [...]
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.