April 22nd - EARTH DAY
Come for delicious local produce, freshly prepared food, arts & crafts. Tomorrow we also have live music, a new vendor from Lopez, a fire-pit and....and lots of potted plants and trees from your local farmer, Roger Ellison of Thornbush Farm. Plant a tree or bush for EARTH Day! There will be:
* Gravenstein, Spartan, and Melrose apple trees in a mini-dwarf size that are good for small gardens or large containers.
* Orcas pears and Asian pears
* Pineapple Quince
* Patriot, Chippewa and Jersey blueberry bushes
* Japanese flowering quinces and Darwins barberries which are both in bloom right now
* Plus the minor members of the food forest such as comfrey and strawberries!
* Tomato plants (Heritage Farm)
2017 Schedule: April - October, the market is EVERY Saturday from 10am - 1pm at Brickworks. Inside and Outside.
April 15th Music Schedule:
10am-11:30am, Katy and Jim Nollman
11:30am-1:00pm, Market Band / Mike Cohen & Friends
Fresh Sheet, Produce List: This Saturday there will be fresh eggs, local meat (beef, lamb, goat, and pork), fresh goat cheese, raw goat milk, local goat yogurt...as well as, lettuce, radishes, tomato plants collards, kale, kale buds, purple sprouting broccoli, last years garlic, cilantro, spinach, lettuce, mixed greens, fennel, spring nettles (among other produce!)...and dahlia bouquets, seeds, & tubers! Also, lots of prepared food, local tea, arts and crafts.
Fundraising Booth: The Farmers Market Manager Booth (inside next to bathroom) will be raising start-up funds for our new kids booth/program! Stop by and talk with manager, Elena Porten.
Free Blood Pressure Check-Ups: Island Air will be providing free blood pressure checks inside at the market.
Your support is essential to keep our SJI Farmers Market going: This is a community market, for everyone! It is all about having access to LOCAL, FRESH food and supporting local agriculture and local businesses.
April 22nd Line-Up:
Farms: Aurora Farms, SJI - Cloudberry Farm, SJI - Federico Farms, SJI - Heritage Farm, SJI - Lost Valley Farm, SJI - New Day Garden, SJI - The Meat Wagon-Fir Oak Farm, SJI - Thornbush Farm / Grange Booth, SJI - Sweet Earth Farm, SJI - Sunnyfield Farm, Lopez
Food: Cafe Demeter - Cynthia's Of Course - Cloudberry Farm Herbal Teas - High Seas Tuna - Paellas San Juan - Sangha Catering, Thai Food - Westcott Bay Shellfish
Art, Crafts, & Services: Cady Chapman, Jewelry: sterling silver, bronze, abalone and more. - Chair Massage, Lavendera & Ciely - Dan Lobue, Ceramics - Lance Hargis, Jewelry - Linda Francis, Handcrafted artisan soaps and unique skin indulgences - Marcia Walters, Why Worry Photography, Wildlife and scenery photography - Tara Cullen, Mamafish Creations, Sleep mask & ear plug kits, rice bags, totes, etc
Community Organizations & Non-profits: Island Air - Master Gardeners - San Juan Community Home Trust
Saturday, 22 April, 2017
Other Dates For This Event:
- Saturday, 29 April, 2017
- Saturday, 06 May, 2017
- Saturday, 13 May, 2017
- Saturday, 20 May, 2017
- Saturday, 27 May, 2017
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