Farmers Market Opens Sunday, April 6th for 2014 Season
Spring is here and the Windsor Certified Farmers Market will be opening early this year on Sunday, April 6th from 10-1 pm. You will find tables filled with young “Plant Starts” to get your garden planted early and bright spring greens and vegetables that can be grown in the cold like broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and chard. Maybe we will even get to taste some early strawberries and raspberries? Plus, all your favorites like artisan breads, baked goods, preserved foods, fresh fish, honey, granolas, free-range eggs, soup stocks, Olive oils, flavored vinegars and sauces. Sunday mornings is the perfect time to grab a cup of local Bella Rosa pour-over coffees and sit-a-spell on the Town Green and enjoy some live music and a made to order breakfast or lunch – how about succulent tri-tip sliders or BBQ Chicken from Charlie’s BBQ or Chef Skip’s Catering will make you a custom plate that could include Shrimp N’ Grits, Swedish pancakes or eggs the way you like them and don’t forget Flour Creations Breakfast Burritos and my favorite, veggie pies you can eat on the run.
What’s New at the Market this year?
1. Chickens, Ducks, Heritage Turkeys, Goat and Pig meat will be available from Takenoko Farms located right here in Windsor less than a mile from the Market.
2. O’Malley’s Knife Sharpening Service is back. Ian is an expert you can trust with on-site knife and blade sharpening , he will be at the Market the on Opening Sunday, April 6th and then every other Sunday following.
3. How about fresh frozen apple juice from JS Farms in Sebastopol? It’s so delicious on a hot day with the crunchy ice crystals melting in your mouth. Sold in individual and quart sizes this apple juice is the perfect addition to the Market for the family town residents of Windsor.
4. Spend Easter Sunday at the Market, 10-1 April 20th with “Redwood Hwy Gospel Choir”, Made to order Brunch, baby chicks and rabbits – Photo Op!, Easter Bonnet Making with the Kidz Dig It Club.
5. Watch for all new layout per the Ag Commissioners office, with all the certified farmers together in one area on Market St and non-certified vendors like preserved foods, bakeries and crafts will be in the Library Parking lot leg of the Market. Watch for maps when you arrive to guide you to all your favorite vendors. Like us on Facebook at Windsor certified farmers market for all the latest news.
See you at the Market,
Tina, Market Manager