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Fresh From Our Farmers: Santa Rosa Saturday Market

Intimations of spring punctuated Saturday’s farmers market in Santa Rosa: fresh fava leaves from Bernier Farms, strawberries and Haas avocados from the Central Coast, and an Italian variety of avocado, thin-skinned, deliciously buttery and reminiscent of Hawaiian avocados, though smaller, from DeSantis Farm. EarthWorker Farm offered sunflower spouts, First Light Farm sold out of pea shoots early in the day and eggs, scarce a couple of weeks ago, were more plentiful. With a soft blue sky overhead and fresh aromas… Read More »

Fresh From Our Farmers: Santa Rosa on Wednesdays

The Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Market has always taken on both Wednesdays and Saturday yet et even after several decades at the same location, the east parking lot of the Veterans Building at the corner of Maple and Brookwood Avenues, the Wednesday market is nowhere near as well attended as the Saturday market. But this market is an excellent mid-week resource, offering both opportunities unavailable on Saturday. Parking is easy, as is getting into and out of the market,… Read More »

Fresh From Our Farmers: Petaluma

The Petaluma Certified Farmers Market on Wednesday afternoons has both vendors familiar from other markets as well as a few who attend only this market. … Read More »