Spenard Farmer's Market

"That Down-Home Funky Feeling of Belonging!" -AK on the GO
The 2015 Spenard Farmers Market is every Saturday, from May 16th through September 26, under the windmill in Spenard, Alaska at W. 26th and Spenard Road. The market hours are from 9-2.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Customer Parking BEHIND La Mex on Saturday!

Chilkoot Charlie’s will be setting up for the second in their Outdoor Summer Concert Series. The majority of our Market parking lot (that Chilkoot’s generously donates to our Market) is needed for the concert. Plenty of FREE customer parking will be available behind LaMex. Market hours will remain the same 9-2. Saturday, July 30 is Island Style Day at the Spenard Farmer’s Market, and DaKine BBQ will be featuring *Li Hing Mui Pineapples, Apples & Oranges (island favorite in Hawaii) gives fruits a different flavoring from dried plum. * Island drinks: Poi fala (Samoan style pina colada: coconut milk/pineapple chunks) Otai (Island fruit drink: coconut milk w/variety of fruits).

“Fresh Picks” for Saturday include; From Alisa Baker of Grass Roots, Deer Tongue Lettuce, Red & Green Romaine, Broccoli, Kohlrabi, Beet greens, Caraflex Cabbage, Veronica Romanesco Cauliflower, Fennel bulbs and Cucumbers. Fresh cut herbs: Basil, Borage, Melissa (Lemon Balm), Parsley, Cilantro, Savory and Thyme. Fresh cut bouquets of vibrant Calendula and fragrant Stock. Dinkel’s Veggies (new vendor!) Seth Dinkel reports that he will have cabbage, new potatoes, and broccoli that is packed with nutrients for sale. The Ba-Lesca Brothers will be offering fresh baked Mexican Bread and fresh
Chicken Eggs, and harvesting Arugula, beautiful Squash Blossoms, sweet, red and white onions, English Cucumber, new potatoes, chive and cilantro, organic lettuces including butter, read leaf and romaine lettuce. Rose’s Natural Harvest will be offering the season’s first harvest of honey and look for her popular Fireweed Pesto. Ed Zegzdryn will be bringing beets, kohlrabi, lettuce, radishes, zucchinis, snow peas and a fresh batch of fireweed syrup. Arthur Keyes of Glacier Valley Farms says, "The tomatoes are coming on in full stride right now, yum! The zucchinis are doing awesome, and the newest item that looks really good and about ready to harvest is our yellow onions, looks like a real nice crop this year." Mike Nakada of Northern Lights Oyster Company will be harvesting fresh Alaska Oysters from the cool, clean waters of Jackaloff Bay outside of Homer.
These commercially grown Oysters are tested weekly for their pureness and certified by the state of Alaska. Hurry, fresh Oysters usually sell out by noon!

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  1. It is good that they have expanded parking spaces for the influx of customers. I think a probing security personnel will be assigned as well.

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