We are so lucky to host one of Humboldt's most danceable bands tomorrow at the Arcata Plaza Market- The Undercovers! A great big thanks to Bayside Garden Supply for your sponsorship. We highly recommend the products and customer service of Bayside Garden Supply located on the 101 between Arcata and Eureka. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bayside-Garden-Supply/
We have another tasty seasonal farmers' market recipe for yah... Zucchini, Corn and Basil Stir fry – a healthy + easy Thursday night dinner, topped with your choice of tofu or locally raised chicken! Simple and adaptable. Pick up your ingredients at a farmers market today in Henderson Center, McKinleyville or Willow Creek. Adventure tip: play with trying a new-to-you type of basil for this recipe! We thank you for choosing to shop with us local farmers. https://www.feastingathome.com/zucchini-corn-basil-stir-fry/
Tuesday Night Dinner Idea: Stop at the farmers market to get ingredients for this White Pizza with Shaved Vegetables and Pesto. This so-good-you-won't-believe-it's-healthy pie is covered in pesto and cheese and topped with a veritable salad of peas, crisp asparagus ribbons, zucchini, leeks, watercress—and plenty of fresh basil! Sub ricotta or mozzarella with local goat cheese and source local flour to make this an ultimate local pie. Open today: Old Town (10-1pm) and Fortuna farmers' markets (3-6pm). https://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/white-pizza-with-shaved-vegetables-and-pesto
Lemon basil, Thai basil, Holy Tulsi basil, Sweet Italian basil and dark purple basil are abundant at the farmers' market! Ask your farmer for the best basil choice for your meal. Add some zing to your pesto with lemon basil. Add some spice to your dish with Thai basil. Holy Tulsi basil can make a delicious a medicinal rich hot or cold tea. Find Tulsi sold fresh or dried. Find basil at tomorrow's markets in Old Town and Fortuna
You wont want to miss this eclectic mix of R&B, funk and soul with a hint of rock n roll at the Arcata farmer' market tomorrow. Market: 9-2, live music 10:30-1:30. HUGE THANKS to @humboldtcidercompany for sponsoring the band!
We have it sooo good here at our local farmers' markets. Did you know that the average age of lettuce in many grocery stores is 1-4 weeks past harvest? Tomatoes are 2-12 months. Apples are 6-12 months and carrots are 1-9 months. We are so grateful to pick our produce and provide it to you direct most often within a day, often less! Here is an interesting article to learn more: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2003/jul/13/foodanddrink.features18
Come on by and support your favorite local farmers today on your lunch break. The Old Town Farmers' Market is open 10am-1pm @ F & 2nd Streets. Farmers' markets are a great way to keep your money in the local economy. https://www.northcoastgrowersassociation.org/oldtown.html
Aspire to be Cool as a Cucumber in this July weather? Here is a great recipe for a fresh & crisp, cucumber salad. Find cucumbers featured at the Old Town and Fortuna Markets tomorrow, and all of our markets this week. #coolasacucumber#humboldtgrown#ibuylocal
Come on out to get some tasty meat, veggies and yes... FRUIT for the grill. Plus, we have all the supplies you need for a delux salad for your potlucks. Open on Thursday: McKinleyville, Willow Creek and Henderson Center.
Turnips are our farmers' seasonal items of the week. Top 10 ways to enjoy Turnips: Turbo-Boost Your Stew, A Sweet Side to Any Entree, Roast ‘em!, Switch Your Greens!, Sow Some Seeds, Eat ‘em Raw, Julienne Them, A New Kind of Coleslaw, Mash ‘em!, Baked, Boiled or Steamed. Read more about these options here: https://fruitsandveggies.org/stories/top-10-ways-to-enjoy-turnips/