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SFM Newsletter May 1st

Well y’all.. spring is in the air.. there’s no denying it.  You can smell it, feel it and even taste it!  Here to kick off the season of May Flowers.. the Apple Tree Morris Dancers will be at the market with a very special musical guest to follow!  Time to celebrate all the May flowers that those April showers will bring.

 

Look for more farmers and other vendors returning to the market in the coming weeks including  The Peach Farm coming with cherries and hot house tomatoes and cucumbers, Olivino with organic wines and olive oils this week and Radical Family Farm will be back may 8th.. and Yes!  for all of you who have been asking.. Lata  and Princess Aisha will both be at the market this Sunday!!

 

Bring your favorite kitchen and gardening tools this Sunday.  Edgeworks will be back streetside.. Now at the market each and every Sunday for all of your sharpening needs.

 

Welcome CalFresh Customers.  It’s May Market Match Month and in celebration, we will be doubling up to $20.  $20 gets you $40.  Thank you for your continued support of local farmers and your local farmers market!!

 

By planting a garden, no matter how big or small, you are making a difference.  Find plenty of amazing veggie, herb and edible flowers and lots of advice.. here at the farmers market!

 

Get to know the farmers who bring you the most amazing.. asparagus, spring garlic, spinach,  arugula, lettuces, microgreens, tot soi, bok choy, mustard greens, kales, collards, swiss chard, napa and other cabbages, salad radishes, cucumbers, hot house tomatoes, turnips, carrots, beets,  leeks, potatoes, mushrooms, brussel sprouts, broccolis, cauliflowers, red onions, winter squashes,  herbs and so much more…

 

There’s still time get your citrus fix.. tangerines, mandarins, grapefruits,  navel and cara cara oranges, blood oranges, lemons and limes.  It’s also the beginning of the berry and sweet cherry season!   Organic strawberries.. now at the market.  And Dates too!!

 

Enjoy farmer inspired products like organic nut butters, almonds and walnuts.  You will also find meats, eggs, 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 are more than half way there but we need you support to keep our market strong and our community programs thriving. Please consider donating.  Special thanks for the donations that keep coming in through the market’s GoFundMe campaign.  https://gf.me/u/x3svaq

 

Please be sensitive to community members who are taking extra precautions.  Please give them space.  We want everyone to feel safe and loved at our market.

 

We are forever grateful to this community for your support.

 

Carla

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