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SFM News Letter August 22

Hello Farmers Market Patrons!  Looking for that perfect refreshing summer treat?  Try a melon and cucumber salad with lemon basil add a little lemon juice, a pinch of salt, chill and serve.  Delicious!!! Super simple..crazy good!  Find the most amazing sweet local melons and cucumbers here at the farmers market!

 

With new mask recommendations in place, please be sensitive to those in our community who are taking extra precautions.  If you don’t have a mask, please give them space.

 

This week on stage, please welcome, local favorites, as the Crow Flies.

 

Time to plant your fall garden.. there are still lots of veggie, herbs and native plant starts for your latest garden project.  Succulents too!!

 

It’s salad season!!  This week’s super delicious, locally produced veggies include sweet corn, sweet and hot peppers,  field cucumbers and heirloom tomatoes, tomatillos not to mention.. lettuces, microgreens, spinach, tot soi, bok choy, mustard greens, kales, collards, swiss chard, napa and other cabbages, salad radishes, turnips, carrots, beets,  leeks, potatoes, mushrooms, broccolis, cauliflowers, green beans, red onions, garlic, summer squashes, eggplants, herbs and so much more…

 

Stone fruit season is here and apple and pear season is just getting started!! Enjoy peaches, nectarines, plums, pluots and for you berry lovers.. organic strawberries!!  Not to mention.. blackberries, FIGS, grapes and melons too! And it’s also Date week!

 

Don’t forget the Flowers!! Or a special treat from our local food and craft vendors.

 

Look for farmer inspired products like organic nut butters, almonds and walnuts.  You will also find meats, cheeses, olive oil, wines, vinegar, dried fruits, olives, honey, herbal teas, jams, hot sauces and pesto, breads, pastries and other homemade treats are just some of what you will find at the market.

 

We really appreciate your continued support.. we are working hard to keep our market strong and our community programs going.  Please consider donating.  Special thanks for the donations that keep coming in through the market’s GoFundMe campaign.  https://gf.me/u/x3svaq

 

Thank you for supporting your local small farmers especially now when they need you most.  The drought and extreme temperatures have had a devastating impact. It’s important that we all do our part to save our most precious resources.. water, farmers and locally produced food.

 

Much love and gratitude from all of your favorite market vendors.

See you there!

 

Carla

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