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, September 7, 2011

Tis' The Season to Load Up on Your Veggies and Vitamins this Saturday, September 10 from 9-2!

Seth Dinkel assists Chef Rob Kinneen with selecting locally sourced, Market fresh food.

Fresh picked Carrots glow with nutrients
in the Spring Creek Farm booth.

Lesley Dinkel
of Dinkel’s Veggies reports from the farm that “we are seeing numbers drop with zucchini.  Customers should take note that there is less available and arrive at market early for best selection. We have an abundance of Cauliflower good for steaming and guilt free, healthy eating. Steam, smash with a potato masher, and top with your favorite potato toppings!” Cauliflower contains vitamin C and good amounts of many essential B-complex group of vitamins such as folates, pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), pyridoxine (vitamin B6) and thiamin (vitamin B1), niacin (B3) as well as vitamin K. This week the Dinkel’s will be offering onions, carrots, tomatoes, green beans, potatoes, zucchini--Green and Yellow, broccoli, lettuce, cabbage, strawberries (hurry and shop early for these!), cauliflower, and crook neck squash. "
From the Farm," Arthur Keyes at Glacier Valley Farm reports that the greenhouse is almost done and they are transitioning into cleanup mode as the tomatoes wind down. “In the field the zucchini has begun to show its age, from here on out we can expect a frost any day. The zucchini will go from nice green plants to dead black plants overnight when the first frost comes, soon. The onions are still looking real good and we have a lot. I plan on harvesting them all before the frost gets here, enjoy the green tops in your salad or soup, soon the green tops will be gone! The second flush of berries is in full swing , better late than never!”

End of season mass ride and celebration will start at the Spenard Farmer’s Market at 10:30 on Saturday September 10, followed by an award ceremony at 12:45 back at the market. Visit www.bicycleanchorage.org to learn find out more about the challenge and biking in Anchorage. BIKE ON!

Mark your calendar as the Market season winds down. 
Upcoming Special Events for the SFM include:

9/10 –Healthy Body, Healthy Mind
9/17 –Celebrating Harvest Day
9/24 –All Things Zucchini Day!
 10/1 –Season Send Off! 

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