Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Local Markets Get Back Into Full Swing


Summer is just around the corner and local Farmers’ Markets are gearing back up for a season of juicy tomatoes, sweet corn, delicious berries and so much more. There are plenty of markets to choose from throughout wine country. Here are a few of our favorites.


St. Helena Farmers’ Market

You’ll find a great selection of local farmers, artisan food makers and crafts at the St. Helena Farmers’ Market. Check out their web site for chef’s demos featuring some of the Napa Valley’s finest chefs.

Opening day is Friday, May 7th.

Fridays, 7:30-Noon, Crane Park

www.sthelenafarmersmkt.org


Oxbow Farmers’ Market

Farmer’s Market is back in downtown Napa in the Oxbow Market parking lot. Grab a cup of Ritual Coffee inside the market before heading outside to shop for your local fruits and veggies. Not a bad way to spend a Saturday morning. Opening day is Saturday, May 1st.

Saturdays, Oxbow Public Market

www.oxbowpublicmarket.com


Healdsburg Farmers’ Market

Most of the vendors at the Healdsburg Farmers’ Market come from farms within a 10-mile radius of Healdsburg Plaza. Don’t miss the cooking demonstrations hosted by Relish Culinary Adventures on the second Saturday of every month.

Opening day is Saturday, May 1st.

Saturdays, 9am-Noon, Healdsburg Plaza

www.healdsburgfarmersmarket.org


Sonoma Plaza Farmers’ Market

Enjoy local food, crafts, non-profit booths and seasonal flowers at this lively evening market. Most evenings you will also be able to enjoy live music.

Tuesdays, 5:30pm-dusk, Sonoma Plaza

Opens in April