Salmon Creek Weekly Highlights
Here is what you can expect to see at the market this week!
CORN and more CORN – from local Woodland’s Behrensen Farm, sold by Danielle Davis of Yellow Door Farm in LaCenter. Freshly picked!
September 25! Look for corn, eggplant, greens, heirloom tomatoes, apples, pears, grapes, honey, peppers, carrots…..and more. It’s harvest season on SW Washington and it’s been a great year for growing lots of fruits and veggies. Visit farmers from Red Truck Farm, Jacki’s Heirlooms, Stoney Goat, Gifts of the Planet, Woodland’s Best, Coyote Ridge Ranch, J&J Flowers, Herr’s Family Farm – and be proud of our local food economy.
NEW, joining us this week! Ewesfluffy Fibers from Battle Ground: Local Wool Products made from their flock of Romney Sheep including wool dryer balls, fleece, spinning and felting fiber, and upcycled wool rugs and kitchen accessories made from recycled wool blankets and selvage.
Season’s over for raspberries from Munoz Berry Farm….we’ll see them next year!
Vendors on Tuesday:
Sassy Creek Nursery, starts, perennials
Woodland’s Best LLC, tomatoes, apple cider
Manja Creations, handcrafted caramels, handmade pasta and tomato sauce
Coyote Ridge Ranch – late summer veggies
Danielle Davis/Honey Bee Girl – pure honey, lavender, apples, eggs, blueberries in season
Herr Flower Farm
Red Truck Farm – late summer veggies
Jacki’s Heirlooms, produce and perennials
Mandi Vee jewelry
House of the Rising Buns, baked goods
Peggy’s Handmade Chocolates
Deborah Waer, chair massage
Deborah Berreth, handcrafted greeting cards
Melon Heads, for infants
SoulBeautiful, crafted glass
More Bees Soap, bees wax soaps
Montes Family Foods, SALSA!
Murphy’s Gourmet Mustard
Ewesfluffy Fibers, products and fibers from Romney Sheep
Our final Tuesday for the regular season is October 2.
We invite you to join us on October 30 for our Harvest-Halloween Farmers Market from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the entrance to the hospital. Always fun for corn stalks, pumpkins, fall flowers, ghosty things and goblin-y treats.
The vendors appreciatively serve their locally-produced, locally-crafted and locally-grown products to our friends at Legacy, Vancouver Clinic, the medical complexes surrounding the hospital. Legacy and the Salmon Creek Farmers’ Market, of course, welcome the public.
Remember our Salmon Creek Farmers Market Rewards Cards? We’ve had many finishers already, and it’s only mid September. We have another four Tuesdays to go. .For a list of vendors participating with us this season, please see the list below.
For a roster of vendors attending week to week, please go to https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1OwwGEhBQ3KMR7YMgMUaG1gFQM_Gsx1OV8rZAIv8yzWo/edit#gid=1027964454
Interested vendors can apply using https://www.managemymarket.com/, the market’s vendor recruitment website after February 1, 2019.
Questions regarding the 2018 season can be sent to email@example.com.
TIP FOR THE SEASON: DON’T SEE WHAT YOU’RE LOOKING FOR? ASK US (AT THE INFORMATION BOOTH)
FACT: Did you know that the average veggie takes 7 DAYS and travels 1,500 miles to your store???? THINK what the difference in taste, nutrient density, impact on the environment is when you purchase that veggie freshly harvested from your local farm 10 miles away. THINK that that veggie only took four hours to that farmers’ market.
FACT: Did you knnow that farmers markets are one reason sales of local and regional foods grew to $11 billion? And that was in 2011….imagine what it is now! (USDA, 2011)
FACT: Did you know that 98% of the food we eat in Clark County is shipped in from other areas? Should a catastrophe take place, we would be running out of food as a region in 3 days. (WSU Extension, 2017)
We welcome a return in 2018 of our partner without whom this market couldn’t be sustained: Thanks to: Our friends at Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital.
THANKS TO THE PARTICIPATION OF ALL THE HARDWORKING, CREATIVE AND PRODUCTIVE VENDORS:
Coyote Ridge Ranch, diverse produce (certified organic), eggs
Charter Oak Farm, annuals, perennials
Gifts of the Planet, berries, fruits
Herr Farmily Farm, fresh-cut flowers
Honey Bee Girl, La Center-poured honey, lavender, sustainably-grown blueberries, corn (in season), eggs
Krier’s Farm, diverse produce, eggs
Red Truck Farm, diverse produce (certified organic), eggs
Sassy Creek Nursery, starts
Jacki’s Heirloom Garden, perennials, annuals, veggie starts, diverse produce (in season)
Stoney Goat Ag Collaborative, diverse produce
Urban Snail, diverse produce (starting July 17)
Munoz Farms, berries (in season)
Jones Farm, blueberries (in season)
VALUE-ADDED FOOD PRODUCERS:
Salmon River Smokehouse, smoked salmon
Popcorn Cove, popped corn, flavored
Pacific Popsicles, handcrafted, freshly-made with fruit popsicles
NWNut, famous NW roasted nuts, chocolate-covered
Murphy’s Gourmet Mustard, gourmet mustards
Peggy’s Handmade Chocolates, handcrafted, artisan chocolates
House of the Rising Buns, Felida-based baked goods, breads
Nature’s Authority, Salmon Creek-made arnica lotions
More Bees Soap, Vancouver-made with bees wax, handcrafted soaps, lotions, balms
Montes Family Food, fresh salsas
Tea Hunter and Coffee, diverse teas and roasted coffee beans
Manja Creations, pastas, sauces, caramels – handcrafted
Hummus Hummus, Middle-Eastern food
Samba’s Baskets, handwoven
Becca Horne Shirt and Towel Designs
Soulbeautiful Glass Creations
Melon Heads, pillows for infants
Mandi Vee, handmade jewelry, accessories
Deborah Berreth, greeting cards
J-J Flowers, birdhouses, flowers
Three Creeks Library
Pink Lemonade Project
Legacy Salmon Creek
Deborah Waer, certified massage therapist
Clark County Food Bank
Zen Reflexion, foot massage equiipment
Thanks to our sponsor!
Legacy Salmon Creek
2211 NE 139th St, Vancouver, WA 98686