Too much to list this week…the amazing bounty of this area is now in the Market…and we will be spoilt for choice! The following are just some of the highlights: LOCAL Peppers and tomatoes galore! Green beans, corn, eggplant, lettuce, cukes, zucchini, summer squash, (including patty pan) , new potatoes, basil (for pesto?), melons, peaches, nectarines, berries, plums (Italian too)…all SO fresh and in their peak of flavor!
We’ll have pasture-raised meats too (Sweet Home have checked in to say they will have Pork Leg steaks on sale for $5.99/lb! …..they are a bit large at 1.5-2.5 lbs but make for great leftovers!) Fresh fish from Wild Oregon will include the last of the fresh Sardines,plus Albercore Tuna and Chinook salmon.
Blossom Vinegar is back this week with their wonderful fruit Drinking Vinegars and ……to make an extra special marinade/BBQ sauce…try their Thai Pepper Lime Vinegar. Check our Facebook page for the recipe.http://www.facebook.com/pages/Oregon-City-Farmers-Market/89748557692
For sweet treats …La Provence Bakery is promising to bring plenty of fruit pastries ….raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, marionberry, apple, pear!..Plus their great crusty breads. Gram’s Caramels (back this week) will be featuring coffee caramels Saturday plus many flavors of Jarbucks , the double-sized caramels….which sell for just one dollar!
Victoria’s Lavender will be doing their annual soap sale this weekend! It’s a good time to stock up on your favorites and try some new ones. (And maybe put a few away for holiday gifts) Plus Daisy Fed Soaps and Lotions are back this week with restocked Minted Rosemary soap, and Cindy’s Must-Have Whipped Body Butters….simply THE best on chapped, rough skin and can be used instead of perfume…heavenly fragrances.
Hummus and pita, teas, preserves , jam , local honey….and Maryhill Orchards new line of peach syrups…oh my!…great on ice-cream or in sparkling wine
Fresh flower bouquets, plants to spruce up your late summer garden, beautifully crafted garden chairs, bird and bat houses, cutting boards and wooden spoons…Madrugada Pottery is BACK this Saturday ( decorative art and fabulous bowls), plus Karla’s recycled glass garden art and wind-chimes …put stuff away now for the holidays!
Providence Willamette Falls Hospital will be cooking up a storm at 10.30am-11.30am…showing you Heart-Healthy food using market ingredients , getting you to try a sample AND take home a recipe!
POP Club Kids…you can “Stride with the Lions” this week…check in at the POP Club Fun Booth, they will be happy to see you!…and don’t forget to come and see US at the POP Club Registration Booth for your $2!!!!!
Great eats, cool treats…live music…(Joe Reverb and the Tonequistadors…very foot-tapping)…playing 10-1pm. Easy parking, plus we accept debit, OR Trail and WIC and Senior Checks too. PS: We are still voted the #1 Farmers Market in Oregon by our lovely customers…have you voted yet? http://action.farmland.org/site/PageServer?pagename=%2FAmericas-Favorite-Farmers-Markets%2Ftop_5#OR