Market Day Posts, Market Update

December at the Lloyd Farmers Market

Winter is here, but the Lloyd Farmers Market is still going strong with fresh produce and other local food! Some of the vendors who are here in December, and will be here tomorrow:

Kiyokawa Family Orchards – Hood River apples and pears
Greenville Farms – fresh produce, hazelnuts, prunes, cookies
Nature’s Wild Harvest – fresh mushrooms and other foraged goodies
Savory et Sweet – crepes, soups, hot drinks, and the Menagerie Snack Plate
Portland Creamery – Oregon chevre
Nectar Coffee Company – whole beans, fresh brewed coffee
Olympic Provisions – charcuterie, kielbasa, and other cured meats
Bigfoot Bread – fresh-baked bread, english muffins, granola, and more
The Hummus Stop – hummus, baba gnanoush, pita, and other Mediterranean snacks

Just as a reminder: we’ll be here every Tuesday (except December 27 and January 3rd, when we’re closed for the holidays) from 10am to 2pm through the winter. We’re under the huge gazebo, so rain or shine, we stay dry. See you at the market!
Market Update

July 26 2011 Market Update

THINK Unique Gardens is out this week. Edgar at Fressen Bakery is making his annual trip back to Germany. He will be in Germany for about 5 weeks. Fressen will be back in the market in September. Bigfoot Bread is out on Tuesday but will be at the market on Thursday.

Here is Tuesday’s vendor rundown:

Greenville Farms – strawberries (maybe), raspberries, blueberries, prunes (fresh and dried), hazelnuts, eggs, and jams.

Nature’s Wild Harvest – fresh mushrooms (shiitake, maitake, oyster), porcini (maybe), morels, dried mushrooms, mushroom salt, honey, huckleberry jam.

Unger Farms: strawberries (Albion, Hood), raspberries (Cascade Dawn, Tulameen), blueberries, blackberries (Obsidian).

Bigfoot Bread – OUT BACK ON THURSDAY.

Olympic Provisions – frankfurters, charcuterie including Cacciatore, Chorizo Andalucia, Chorizo Navarre, Chorizo Rioja, Finocchiona, Loukanika, Nola, Salchichon, Saucisson Sec, Saucisson d’Alsace, Saucisson d’Arles, Sopressatta. Visit the website (link) for product descriptions. Not every product is available each week.

Fressen Bakery – OUT BACK IN SEPTEMBER.

The Hummus Stop – hummus (8+ flavors), tabouli, baba ganoush, artichoke salad, tzaziki, pita.

Nectar Coffee Company – drip coffee, cold-press coffee, whole bean coffees.

Soupcycle
SOUPS THIS WEEK
Your Tongue Takes You on Vacation (vegan)
This coconut cauliflower chowder transports you from Souplandistan to Asia and back again. The sweet and savory flavors are accented by red potatoes, corn, cayenne and fresh dill.

Kernel Summers (veggie)
Scrumptious smoked corn with a hint of (vegetarian) Worcestershire sauce.

Phi Beta Lemon Chicken Orzo Kappa (meaty)
Greek lemon chicken with orzo. A light soup with fresh lemon-parsley zing that makes it perfect for summer.

Xiong Farmers – flowers.

Savory et Sweet – crepes, menagerie snack plate.

Packer Orchards – cherries, cookies, jams.

Kris Sampson – salmon.

See you at the market,

Eamon Molloy
Market Manager

Market Update

July 19 2011 Market Update

Unger Farms and Greenville Farms will both have raspberries this week. Unger Farms will also have strawberries. Packer Orchards will be bringing cherries. THINK Unique Gardens is out this week.

Here is Tuesday’s vendor rundown:

Greenville Farms – strawberries (maybe), raspberries, blueberries, prunes (fresh and dried), hazelnuts, eggs, and jams.

Nature’s Wild Harvest – fresh mushrooms (shiitake, maitake, oyster), porcini (maybe), morels, dried mushrooms, mushroom salt, honey, huckleberry jam.

Unger Farms: strawberries (Albion, Hood), raspberries (Cascade Dawn), blueberries, blackberries (Obsidian).

Bigfoot Bread – Joshua bread, toasting muffins, pita (maybe), foccacia (maybe), cornbread, good morning bars.

Olympic Provisions – frankfurters, charcuterie including Cacciatore, Chorizo Andalucia, Chorizo Navarre, Chorizo Rioja, Finocchiona, Loukanika, Nola, Salchichon, Saucisson Sec, Saucisson d’Alsace, Saucisson d’Arles, Sopressatta. Visit the website (link) for product descriptions. Not every product is available each week.

Fressen Bakery – pretzels, German and Austrian breads and pastries.

The Hummus Stop – hummus (8+ flavors), tabouli, baba ganoush, artichoke salad, tzaziki, pita.

Nectar Coffee Company – drip coffee, whole bean coffees.

Soupcycle

SOUPS THIS WEEK

Pot of For Goodness Sake! (vegan)
The SoupCycle recipe featured in Food and Wine Magazine (link). Thick and creamy red lentil soup made with carrots, garlic, potatoes, a touch of cumin, a shot of lemon and a kick of cayenne.

Gazpacho (veggie)
Classic chilled summer soup made with ripe tomatoes, fresh onions and crisp cucumbers.

The Democratic Republic of Peanut Chicken (meaty)
Thick and hearty African peanut chicken stew complimented by bell peppers, tomatoes and garbanzo beans.

Xiong Farmers – flowers.

Savory et Sweet – crepes, menagerie snack plate.

Packer Orchards – cherries, cookies, jams.

See you at the market,

Eamon Molloy
Market Manager

Market Update

July 12 2011 Market Update

Unger Farms and Greenville Farms will both have raspberries this week. Unger Farms will also have strawberries. Packer Orchards will be bringing cherries. THINK Unique Gardens is out this week.

Here is Tuesday’s vendor rundown:

Greenville Farms – strawberries (maybe), raspberries, prunes (fresh and dried), hazelnuts, eggs, and jams.

Nature’s Wild Harvest – fresh mushrooms (shiitake, maitake, oyster), porcini (maybe), morels, dried mushrooms, mushroom salt, honey, huckleberry jam.

Unger Farms: strawberries (Albion, Hood), raspberries (Cascade Dawn).

Bigfoot Bread – Joshua bread, toasting muffins, pita (maybe), foccacia (maybe), cornbread, good morning bars.

Olympic Provisions – frankfurters, charcuterie including Cacciatore, Chorizo Andalucia, Chorizo Navarre, Chorizo Rioja, Finocchiona, Loukanika, Nola, Salchichon, Saucisson Sec, Saucisson d’Alsace, Saucisson d’Arles, Sopressatta. Visit the website (link) for product descriptions. Not every product is available each week.

Fressen Bakery – pretzels, German and Austrian breads and pastries.

The Hummus Stop – hummus (8+ flavors), tabouli, baba ganoush, artichoke salad, tzaziki, pita.

Nectar Coffee Company – drip coffee, whole bean coffees.

Soupcycle
SOUPS
Thai-GRR! (vegan)
Tasty Tom Kha soup made with local tofu, shredded carrots, mushrooms, fresh basil, green onions and more. Watch out folks, this Thai-GRR’s got a spicy Sriracha bite!

Barack-a-li Cheddar (veggie)
An homage to our president’s home vegetable garden. This tasty soup has broccoli and cheddar flavors accented by vegetarian Worcestershire sauce, basil and ground mustard seed.

Clam Chowda´(meaty)
Creamy clam chowder so tasty you’ll think you’re dining in New England.

Xiong Farmers – flowers.

Savory et Sweet – crepes, menagerie snack plate.

Packer Orchards – cherries, cookies, jams.

Kris Sampson – salmon.

See you at the market,

Eamon Molloy
Market Manager

Market Update

July 5 2011 Market Update

I hope everyone had a nice July 4th holiday. Slowly but surely we are getting back to our normal harvest schedule. Packer Orchards should have cherries this Tuesday (hoorah!), Unger Farms will have strawberries and possibly raspberries, Greenville Farms will have strawberries and some rhubarb. Little Gnome Farm is probably another week away from attending the market. This week’s weather forecast, if correct, will speed things up for Paul.

Here is Tuesday’s vendor rundown:

Greenville Farms – rhubarb, strawberries (Hood, Shuksan), prunes (fresh and dried), hazelnuts, eggs, and jams, chocolate hazelnut cookies.

Nature’s Wild Harvest – fresh mushrooms (shiitake, maitake, oyster), porcini (maybe), morels, dried mushrooms, mushroom salt, honey, huckleberry jam.

Unger Farms: strawberries (Albion, Hood).

Bigfoot Bread – Joshua bread, toasting muffins, pita (maybe), foccacia, cornbread, good morning bars.

Olympic Provisions – hot dogs (*NEW*), charcuterie including Cacciatore, Chorizo Andalucia, Chorizo Navarre, Chorizo Rioja, Finocchiona, Loukanika, Nola, Salchichon, Saucisson Sec, Saucisson d’Alsace, Saucisson d’Arles, Sopressatta. Visit the website (link) for product descriptions. Not every product is available each week.

Fressen Bakery – pretzels, German and Austrian breads and pastries.

The Hummus Stop – hummus (8+ flavors), tabouli, baba ganoush, artichoke salad, tzaziki, pita.

Nectar Coffee Company – drip coffee, whole bean coffees.

Soupcycle
SOUPS THIS WEEK
Potato Kale (vegan)
How could a soup so simple be so good? This slightly spicy soup is made with locally-grown potatoes, a touch of bay leaf and a dash of nutritional yeast.
Summer in a Spoon (veggie)
This mint-fabulous chilled cucumber, dill and yogurt soup is perfect for summer.
Chicken Tortilla (meaty)
One of our most popular summer soups. Made with sweet peppers, corn, cumin and a special blend of SoupCycle spices.

Xiong Farmers – flowers.

Savory et Sweet – crepes, menagerie snack plate.

Packer Orchards – cookies, jams, cherries.

See you at the market,

Eamon Molloy

Market Manager

Market Update

June 28 2011 Market Update

Unger Farms and Greenville Farms will both have strawberries this week. THINK Unique Gardens should be back next week. Soup cycle is out this week.

Here is Tuesday’s vendor rundown:

Greenville Farms – rhubarb, strawberries (Hood), prunes (fresh and dried), hazelnuts, eggs, and jams, chocolate hazelnut cookies.

Nature’s Wild Harvest – fresh mushrooms (shiitake, maitake, oyster), porcini (maybe), morels, dried mushrooms, mushroom salt, honey, huckleberry jam.

Unger Farms: strawberries (Albion, Hood).

Bigfoot Bread – Joshua bread, toasting muffins, pita (maybe), foccacia (maybe), cornbread, good morning bars.

Olympic Provisions – hot dogs (*NEW*), charcuterie including Cacciatore, Chorizo Andalucia, Chorizo Navarre, Chorizo Rioja, Finocchiona, Loukanika, Nola, Salchichon, Saucisson Sec, Saucisson d’Alsace, Saucisson d’Arles, Sopressatta. Visit the website (link) for product descriptions. Not every product is available each week.

Fressen Bakery – pretzels, German and Austrian breads and pastries.

The Hummus Stop – hummus (8+ flavors), tabouli, baba ganoush, artichoke salad, tzaziki, pita.

Nectar Coffee Company – drip coffee, whole bean coffees.

Soupcycle
OUT THIS WEEK

Xiong Farmers – flowers.

Savory et Sweet – crepes, menagerie snack plate.

Packer Orchards – cookies, jams.

See you at the market,

Eamon Molloy

Market Manager

Market Update

June 21 2011 Market Update

Unger Farms will have Albions and Hoods this week. Greenville Farms will have Albions. Their Shuksan and Hood strawberries are not ready for market. Little Gnome Farm is slowly catching up from the spring weather. Paul hopes to be in the market by July. THINK Unique Gardens was planning on coming this week but Suzanne is sick.

Here is Tuesday’s vendor rundown:

Greenville Farms – rhubarb, strawberries (Albion), prunes (fresh and dried), hazelnuts, eggs, and jams, chocolate hazelnut cookies.

Nature’s Wild Harvest – fresh mushrooms (shiitake, maitake, oyster), porcini (maybe), morels, dried mushrooms, mushroom salt, honey, huckleberry jam.

Unger Farms: strawberries (Albion, Hood).

Bigfoot Bread – Joshua bread, toasting muffins, pita (maybe), foccacia (maybe), cornbread, good morning bars.

Olympic Provisions – hot dogs (*NEW*), charcuterie including Cacciatore, Chorizo Andalucia, Chorizo Navarre, Chorizo Rioja, Finocchiona, Loukanika, Nola, Salchichon, Saucisson Sec, Saucisson d’Alsace, Saucisson d’Arles, Sopressatta. Visit the website (link) for product descriptions. Not every product is available each week.

Fressen Bakery – pretzels, German and Austrian breads and pastries.

The Hummus Stop – hummus (8+ flavors), tabouli, baba ganoush, artichoke salad, tzaziki, pita.

Nectar Coffee Company – drip coffee, whole bean coffees.

Soupcycle – this week’s menu:

SOUPS
Coconut Yum (vegan)
Smooth lentil soup made with sweet coconut milk, fresh basil and a touch of ginger.
Cheese Tortellini and Vegetable Minestrone (veggie)
Robust broth, lots of veggies and tasty cheese tortellini.

Great Bowl of China (meaty)
Chinese hot and sour soup- made with bamboo shoots, mushrooms, chicken and green onions.

Xiong Farmers – flowers.

See you at the market,

Eamon Molloy
Market Manager