“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!