Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Camas Farmers Market - 8.5.2009

August 5th - The 1st Annual Veggie Derby

This Wednesday the market is having the first annual Veggie Derby to celebrate National Farmer's Market week. Come register your vehicle made from veggies from 3pm-4pm in the Kid's booth in front of City Hall. You can make it at home or build one at the market - veggies are provided. Races will begin at 4pm and continue throughout the market. Read more...

Also on August 5th, Bills Baines will be at the market to sharpen your kitchen knives, food processor blades, gardening tools and lawn mower blades (please remove from mower) at very reasonable prices.

The market is gearing up for the 2nd Annual Farm to Table Gala on September 26th. We need lots of help to put this fabulous evening of farm fresh food and music together in the beautiful setting of Farside Farms. Please email us to get involved in the fun!

Market Events

Kid's Activity - 3pm-7pm, Veggie Derby - build a car and race for prizes!
Chef Connection - 4pm, Watch the chef demo and learn some new tips
Music - 5pm-7pm, Richie Bean www.myspace.com/RichieBeanSolo
WSU Master Gardeners - will be at the market information booth with plenty of literature and knowledge to answer your gardening and composting questions

Farmers and Vendors

Around the Table - turkey sandwiches, baked goods from Truly Scrumptious Tarts
Brun's Bakery - French white loaf, French rye baguette, apple cake, chocolate cookies, gluten free chocolate cookies, hot lips soda
Draper Girls' Country Farm - apricots, cherries, lamb, pork, dried apples, apples, pears, cider
Duyck's Peachy-Pig Farm - produce! zucchini, cukes and more. Also, cherries, berries, hazelnuts, walnuts, prunes, berries, honey
The Garlic Lady - hand stuffed olives, pickled vegetables and garlic, drink mixes and gourmet natural cooking and beverage sauces
Gumbo Goddess - cajun cuisine with a southern twist - gumbo, jambalaya, fried catfish, offering vegetarian and flourless options
Heather's Toffees - eight flavors of gourmet, hand-made toffee made with organic ingredients
Hill Tree Farms - flowers, green beans
Iko Farms - corn! watermelon, cantaloupe, onions, potatoes, beets, carrots, zucchini, green beans
Lacamas Lavender - lavender plants and items, eggs and honey
Mac's Garden - lettuce, Swiss chard, spinach, berries, basil, oregano, thyme, rosemary, lemon balm, potted plants
Nature's Choice/Dee Creek Farm - mushrooms (fresh premium wild porcini & morels, organic shiitake & maitake), cheeses, wild huckleberry jam & syrup, raw unfiltered honey, spring peas, pure mushroom seasonings, pure, dried ground wild elderberry powder
Nutz-R-Us - candied nuts, iced teas
Paper Tiger Coffee Roasters - artisan roasted specialty coffee beans, iced and hot coffee
"Pop-a-Bak" - variety of fruit filled baklava and Greek gyros
Rosemattel's - tomatoes! green tomatoes, yellow cherry tomatoes, pickling cucumbers, heirloom beans, kale, parsley, potatoes, tomatillos, fresh harvested herbs
Russell's Breads - garlic parmesan, kalamata olive, challah, brioche, scones, cookies, sweet breads and biscuits
Svitoch European Bakery - baked goods, bread, cookies, pastries
Xiong Farms - tulips, irises, wallflowers, and many more flowers
Zabor Mexican Grill -tamales, quesadillas, tacos, burritos and strawberry water.

We welcome your comments - please send an e-mail or leave a comment on our blog.

The market is every Wednesday from 3:00pm to 7:00pm, in front of the Camas Public Library, on Fourth Avenue between NE Everett and NE Franklin until September 30th. No sales will be transacted before 3:00pm.

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