Meet the Producer: CityGrown Seattle

 

image_35CityGrown is a woman-owned and -operated urban farm with a mission to connect Seattle residents to their food and farmers. We strive to reclaim under-utilized urban spaces and grow as much sustainable, hyper-local produce as possible.”

Farmer Ashley and Farmer Ellen work hard, in sun and rain and heat and apocalyptic haze, to cultivate productive green space from otherwise neglected land in the Emerald City. They farm back yards, neighborhood parks, and are holding down a significant corner at Marra Farm, an important South Park landmark of Seattle’s agrarian history. Their love for the land and feeding their neighbors is evident in every aspect of their operations — from the meticulousness of Ellen’s spreadsheets to the sheer beauty of their products to the entrepreneurial spirit they bring to finding new outlets to sell their wares. We’re so happy to know them and share their work with you!

These gals manage the tricky dance of a complicated food economy — making sure they break even as a small business while keeping enough of the food they’re growing in the community where it’s grown. CityGrown has made important contributions to food access in Georgetown and South Park, and we look forward to the creative new ideas they’re working on for 2018.

For now, you can find CityGrown sun gold cherry tomatoes at ROAR farm stands, or visit their weekly markets on Wednesdays in Crown Hill and Saturdays in Wallingford to experience the full glory of their bounty. They accept EBT, and also offer a Community Supported Agriculture weekly veggie share.

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Scene from a CityGrown farm stand. Sungold tomatoes available from ROAR all week!

ROAR Markets, 4-7pm: Tuesday, Rainier Beach @ Rainier Ave S & S Rose St | Wednesday, High Point @ 32nd SW & SW Juneau | Thursday, Beacon Hill @ Plaza Roberto Maestas & El Centro de la Raza |Friday, Hillman City @ Rainier Ave S & S Orcas St

Here’s what’s fresh this week: 

Berries – Sidhu Farm, Puyallup – $2.50/pint

Cantaloupe – Magana Farms – $3/each

Peaches, freestone Regina – Collins Family Orchard – $2/pound

Apples, Ginger Gold – Collins Family Orchard – $2/pound

Nectarines – Collins Family Orchard – $2/pound

Ground Cherries – Slanted Sun Farm – $5/pound

Sungold Cherry Tomatoes – CityGrown Seattle – $3.50/pint

Red Cherry Tomatoes – New Holly Market Garden – $3/pound

Beefsteak Tomatoes – Northwest Green Farm – $2/pound

Japanse eggplant – New Holly Market Garden – $2/pound

Peppers – Magana Farm, Sunnyside – $2/pound

Cucumbers -New Holly Market Garden – $2/pound

Summer Squash – New Holly Market Garden – $2/pound

Corn, sweet bicolor – Hopewell Farm, Everson – $.50/ear

Onion, Walla Walla Sweets – New Holly Market Garden – $2/pound

Beets – New Holly Market Garden – $2/bunch

Carrots, rainbow – Osprey Hill Farm – $1.75/bunch

Green Beans – New Holly Market Garden – $3/pound

Broccoli – Hopewell Farm, Everson – $1.75/pound

Cauliflower – Cloud Mountain Farm Center, Everson – $1.75

Cabbage, Savoy – Cloud Mountain Farm Center – $1.25/pound

Rainbow Chard – New Holly Market Garden – $2/bunch

Bok Choi – New Holly Market Garden – $2/bunch

Romaine Lettuce – New Holly Market Garden – $2/bunch

Kale – New Holly Market Garden – $2/bunch

Collard Greens – Cedarville Farm – $1.50/bunch

Cilantro – New Holly Market Garden – $2/bunch

Garlic, Purple Glazer – The Crows Farm – $8/pound

 

 

 

 

Food and Family

That Brown Girl Cooks

Photos from Thatbrowngirl.com

We really truly love our farmers and this week want to make sure that you all know the very best accompaniment to the fresh vegetables they are growing for you- Black Eyed Pea Hummus!

HummusMeet the mother/son team of That Brown Girl Cooks!, Chef Kristi Brown and Damon Bomar.  That Brown Girl Cooks! is based out of south Seattle; providing education opportunities for families, creating neighborhood pop-ups, offering catering services and adding their magic to their black-eyed pea hummus!  Check out their website to learn more about how this team is healing the community through healthy and delicious food, imagination, tradition and culture.  Pick up their hummus at any of these local spots, it will become your carrot’s new best friend!

I met Kristi about five years ago when we were both working at a small farmers market on First Hill.  Kristi’s vision and love for what she is doing truly inspired me and her’s was one of the voices in my head when I started out to discover what a mobile farm stand might look like.  She is now looking to grow her business further and is participating in the Impact Pitch competition, which will provide funding to local business owners based on community feedback.  Please take a minute and listen to Kristi and Damon talk about the work they are doing and vote here!

I can not wait to see, and taste, what they do next!

“Food is nourishment.  It is culture.  It is community.” – That Brown Girl Cooks

Here’s what’s fresh at the farm stand this week:

Peaches, freestone – Collins family Orchard – $2/pound

 

Tomatillos – Red Barn Ranch, Farm Works Program – $2/pound

Tomatoes, assorted Heirloom – New Holly Market Garden – $3.25/pound

Tomatoes, assorted heirloom – Xai Cha Farm – $3.25/pound

Bi-Color Corn – Hopewell Farm – $.50/ear

Broccoli – Hopewell Farm – $2/pound

Carrots – Osprey Hill Farm – $1.50/bunch

Berries, Blueberries, Raspberries, Blackberries – Sidhu Farms – $2.50/pint

Peppers, Poblano, Sweet Bell and Banana – Magana Farms, Sunnyside – $2/pound

Serrano chiles – Magana Farms – $2/pound

Mustard Greens – High Point Market Garden- $2/bunch

Mizuna – High Point Market Garden – $2/bunch

Cucumber, slicing – New Holly Market Garden & CityGrown Farms – $2/pound

Walla Walla Sweet Onion – New Holly Market Garden – $2/pound

Garlic – The Crows Farm, Skagit Valley – $8/pound

Green Beans – New Holly Market Garden – $3/pound

Fresh Herbs (cilantro, mint, sage, thyme) – New Holly & High Point Market Gardens – $2/bunch

SOLD OUT Okra – Magana Farms – $4/pound

SOLD OUT Cantaloupe – Magana Farms – $3/each

SOLD OUT Oakleaf lettuce – New Holly Market Garden – $2/bunch

SOLD OUT Rainbow Chard – New Holly Market Garden – $2/bunch

SOLD OUT Tomatoes, Sungold cherry – CityGrown Farms – $3.50/pint

SOLD OUT  Japanese Eggplant – New Holly Market Garden – $2/pound

SOLD OUT Ground Cherries – Red Barn Ranch, Farm Works Program – $2/pint

SOLD OUT Nectarines – Magana Farms – $2/pound

SOLD OUT  Apples, ginger gold – Collins Family Orchard – $2/pound

SOLD OUT Plums – Collins Family Orchard – $2/pound

SOLD OUT  Zucchini & Summer Squash – New Holly Market Garden – $2/pound

SOLD OUT Bok Choi – New Holly Market Garden – $2/bunch

SOLD OUT Collards – High Point Market Garden – $2/bunch

THIS WEEK: High Point is Happening + Delridge/Duwamish Parties

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Mural at Red Barn Ranch in Auburn, site of the Tilth Alliance beginning farmer incubator program. ROAR sources from these farmers for our weekly farm stands. Meet them in person at our Friday market in Kent on August 25!

Make the most of the summer bounty and savor those last few weeks before school starts! We have workshop offerings in High Point on Wednesday, so come through Health Families Day at Neighborhood House from 5-7 to learn about the miracle of soil from Maren and her traveling worm bin! We will also have a workshop on-site at the farm stand about reducing sugar consumption in your summer snacks, with give-aways and recipes to equip you to make your own fruit-based popsicles at home!

Saturday we’ll be celebrating at the (FREE!) Duwamish River Festival in Georgetown with the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition — these folks are working hard to revive the river that supports our ecosystem here in Seattle, so come through to show them some love! Sunday is the Nature Consoritum’s Arts in Nature Festival, a crazy amazing party with live music and tons of interactive art exhibits. Get your fix on the smoothie bike both days. Can’t wait to see you!

If you’re one of our south county friends, the monthly market with Living Well Kent at Morrill Meadows Park is also happening this week — 3-7pm on Friday, 8/25.

Here’s what’s fresh at the farm stand:

Peaches, freestone – Collins Family Orchard – $2/pound

Apples, ginger gold – Collins Family Orchard – $2/pound

Watermelon – Alvarez Organics, Mabton – $.75/pound

Cauliflower – Hedlin Farms – $2/pound

Tomatoes, Sungold cherry – CityGrown Farms – $3.50/pint

Tomatoes, green – Northwest Green Farm – $1.50/pound

Tomatoes, assorted heirloom – Xai Cha Farm – $3.25/pound

Eggplant, Purple Rain – Alvarez Organics – $2/pound

Peppers, Poblano & Sweet Bell – Magana Farms, Sunnyside – $1/pound

Serrano chiles – Magana Farms – $1.50/pound

Oakleaf lettuce – New Holly Market Garden – $2/bunch

Rainbow Chard – New Holly Market Garden – $2/bunch

Collard Greens – Cedarville Farm – $1.50/bunch

Bok Choi – New Holly Market Garden – $2/bunch

Cucumber, lemon & slicing – New Holly Market Garden & CityGrown Farms – $2/pound

Zucchini & Summer Squash – New Holly Market Garden – $2/pound

Walla Walla Sweet Onion – New Holly Market Garden – $2/pound

Garlic – The Crows Farm, Skagit Valley – $8/pound

Green Beans – New Holly Market Garden – $3/pound

Fresh Herbs (cilantro, mint, sage, thyme) – New Holly & High Point Market Gardens – $2/bunch

SOLD OUT Green Onion – CityGrown Farms – $1/bunch

SOLD OUT Carrots – New Holly Market Garden – $2/bag

SOLD OUT Potatoes – New Holly Market Garden – $3/pound

SOLD OUT Broccoli, Sprouting – CityGrown Farms – $2/bunch

SOLD OUT Corn – Cedarville Farm, Everson – $.50/ear

SOLD OUT Nectarines – Collins Family Orchard – $2/pound

No Calm and Fix Our Food

 

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Sign from Rainier Beach Freedom School rally last Friday to educate about child hunger and advocate for healthy food in South Seattle 

We see you working hard out there, fighting fascism and smashing white supremacy. Don’t forget to take an occasional pause to nourish your body and spend time recouping with dear ones. ROAR has tons of fruits and vegetables to keep your strength up, grown by several farmers of color here in the northwest. Support yourself *and* support small POC-owned businesses AT THE SAME TIME! Win! win! win! Thank you to these folks who provide fresh, healthy, affordable food to community every day:

Alvarez Organics

New Holly Market Gardeners

Magana Farms

Sidhu Farms

Xai Cha

FARM STANDS THIS WEEK: Tuesday @ Rainier Ave & S. Rose St. | Wednesday @ 32nd & SW Juneau St. | Thursday @ El Centro de la Raza | Friday @ Rainier Ave & S. Orcas St. | All Markets 4-7pm

Peaches – Collins Family Orchard – $2/pound

Apricots – Collins Family Orchard – $2/pound

Plums, Yellow Goose – Osprey Hill Farm – $2/pound

Blueberries – Sidhu Farms, Puyallup – $2.50/pint

Poblano Peppers – Cloud Mountain Farm Center, Everson – $3/pound

Cherry Tomatoes – Cedarville Farm & CityGrown Seattle – $3.50/pint

Heirloom Tomatoes – Xai Cha Farms, Woodinville – $3.25/pound

Cucumbers, slicing – New Holly Market Garden – $2/pound

Squash – New Holly Market Garden – $2/pound

Fava Beans – Osprey Hill Farm – $2.25/pound

Green Beans – Hopewell Farm – $2.00/pound

Onion sweet – New Holly Market Garden – $2/pound

Beets, variety – New Holly Market Garden – $2/bunch

Broccoli – Hopewell Farm – $1.75/pound

Bac Choi – New Holly Market Garden – $2/bunch

Lettuce, oak leaf – New Holly Market Garden – $2/head

Chard – New Holly Market Garden – $2/bunch

SOLD OUT Watermelon, yellow doll – Alvarez Organics, Mabton – $.70/pound

SOLD OUT Apples, Ginger Gold – Collins Family Orchard – $2/pound

SOLD OUT Eggplant – New Holly Market Garden – $2/pound

SOLD OUT Sweet Corn – Magana Farms, Sunnyside – $.50/ear

MISSING! 😦 Figs – City Fruit, Seattle – $5/pound

#EatReal: Radical Vegetable Youth Organizing in South Seattle

We’ll get to the fresh list in a second, but let’s take a moment first to appreciate the work of youth in Delridge and White Center. FEEST, the Food Empowerment Education and Sustainability Team, is a program where young people cook together, making space every week to discuss their lived experiences and how they relate to food justice. They use vegetables to build community power and change the shape of food systems in their neighborhood and in their lives. Maybe you’ve seen their “Make Food, Make Fam” and #EatReal ads on busses and billboards around town? A response to being inundated with fast food restaurants and marketing from soda and junk food companies, this is their counter-marketing campaign encouraging strong relationships through healthy eating. All of this work is youth-led, designed, and implemented. It is amazing and inspiring and gives us chills every time we think about it. Check out the video to hear from youth about FEEST, go see the mural they did at Lee’s Produce in White Center, and look for their ads around town!

Now, on to the fruity business… Here’s what’s fresh this week:

Peaches – Early Red Haven, Clingstone – Collins Family Orchard, Selah – $2/pound

Plums – Collins – $2.50/pound

Apricots – Collins – $2/pound

Berries – Sidhu Farm, Puyallup – $2.50/pint

Watermelon, pink or yellow flesh – Alvarez Organics, Mabton – $.70/pound

Cucumbers – Armenian, lemon, and slicing varieties – Viva Farms, CityGrown Seattle & $1.75/pound

Corn – Magana Farms, Sunnyside – $.50/ear

Rainbow chard – New Holly Market Garden – $2/bunch

Beans, green & purple – New Holly Market Garden – $4/pound

Beets, golden and red varieties – New Holly & Ralph’s Greenhouse – $1.75/bunch

Cabbage, red – Ralph’s Greenhouse, Mt Vernon – $1/pound

Onions, Walla Walla Sweets – New Holly Market Garden – $2/bunch

Lettuce, Romaine – New Holly Market Garden – $2/bunch

Potatoes, mixed varieties, new crop – New Holly Market Garden – $3/pound

Summer Squash – New Holly & Hedlin Farms – $1.75/pound

Tomatoes, Beefsteak slicing – Red Shed Farm, Skagit Valley – $3.25/pound

Tomatoes, Cherry – CityGrown Seattle & Cedarville Farm, Everson – $3.50/pint

 

New Farmers from New Holly!

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Scenes from Seattle’s New Holly Market Garden, our latest ROAR farm partners!

Good News: Food miles are down and produce selection is up! South Seattle-grown veggies are now available at all ROAR farm stands, courtesy of the New Holly P-Patch Market Garden. Similar to the Market Garden in High Point (host of our Wednesday vegetable parties), the New Holly community is home to a project run by residents of this SHA neighborhood. They have a weekly veggie box program and hold a farm stand every Friday at Holly Park Dr. & S. 40th, just off MLK & Othello. Visit ROAR this week to get some of that goodness, or stop by their garden on Friday from 2-5pm to meet the producers.

Now on to the sad news: IT’S OUR LAST WEEK FOR CHERRIES. We’ll have bargains on Rainiers from Collins Family Orchard, so shop early for those. To help you beat the heat, we’re also stocking apricots, nectarines, and peaches, plus yellow watermelon (!) from Alvarez Organics.

Here’s what’s hot for this hot (hot) (hot) week:

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Apricots – Collins Family Orchard, Selah – $2/pound

Peaches, early Red Haven – Collins Family Orchard, Selah – $2/pound

White Nectarines – Collins Family Orchard, Selah – $2.50/pound

Blueberries – Hopewell Farms, Everson – $2.50/pint

Cucumbers, slicing – Alvarez Organics, Mabton – $1.50/pound

Summer Squash – New Holly Market Garden, Seattle – $1.75/pound

Green Beans – New Holly Market Garden, Seattle – $2/pound

Onions – New Holly Market Garden, Seattle – $2/bunch

Potatoes, mixed fingerling varieties – New Holly Market Garden, Seattle – $3/pound

Carrots – Ralph’s Greenhouse, Mt. Vernon – $1.50/bunch

Beets – New Holly Market Garden, Seattle – $1.75/bunch

Collards – Ralph’s Greenhouse – $1.75/bunch

Lettuce, green leaf and romaine heads – New Holly Market Garden – $2/bunch

Kale, purple – Ralph’s Greenhouse, Mt. Vernon – $1.50/bunch

SOLD OUT Rainier Cherries – Collins Family Orchard, Selah – $1.50/pound

SOLD OUT Van (bing) Cherries – Collins Family Orchard, Selah – $3/pound

SOLD OUT Watermelon, Yellow and Red flesh – Alvarez Organics, Mabton -$.75/pound

SOLD OUT Blackberries – Viva Farms, Mt. Vernon – $2.50/pint

SOLD OUT Blueberries & Blackberries – Sidhu Farms, Puyallup – $2.50/pint

SOLD OUT Tomatoes, assorted cherry – Red Shed Farm, Skagit Valley – $4/pound

ORDER CANCELLED Turnips, Japanese Hakurei – Osprey Hill Farm, Acme – $2/bunch

 

 

 

 

Huelgas, nectarcots, and other veggie vocabulary

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Friends of the farm stand Maria and John! Thanks for coming to our new Beacon Hill spot in Plaza Roberto Maestas at El Centro de la Raza.

Plaza Roberto Maestas is our new farm stand spot in Beacon Hill on Thursdays, just around the corner from the Station. ROAR is honored to have the chance to share this public space, in the midst of a mixed-use affordable housing complex built in memoriam to the legacy of former farm worker, foundational Seattle organizer, agitator, and champion of multi-racial coalitions for civil rights, the late Roberto Maestas. This neighborhood is in the midst of social and economic change, like much of south Seattle. The Plaza serves as both symbolic reminder of the past and holds physical space in the present for communities engaged in the work of self-determination. Like Roberto says: The only one who’s gonna save you from you is you. Y’all come, and bring a little extra $$ for tamales, tortas, and pupusas from the other plaza vendors.

Meanwhile, in the Yakima Valley (where Maestas led a farm worker labor strike in 1970 — peep the video!), apricots and nectarines made a fruit baby and it is DELICIOUS. We get them from Collins Family Orchard. They’re called nectarcots. A bargain at $2.50/pound, we stocked up for this week and so should you. Read on for the full fresh list, watch Roberto’s interview, think on the complexity of history, geography, and food systems. La lucha sigue. See you at the farm stand.

Fava Beans – Osprey Hill Farm, Acme – $2.25/pound

Collard Greens – Osprey Hill Farm, Acme – $1.75/bunch

Summer Squash – FaithBeyond Farms, Auburn – $1/pound

Green Beans – Hopewell Farm, Everson – $2/pound

Broccoli – Hopewell Farm, Everson – $2/pound

Sweet Corn – Lyall Farms, Sunnyside – $.50/ear

SOLD OUT Nectarcots – Collins Family Orchard, Selah – $2.50/pound

SOLD OUT Peaches – Collins Family Orchard, Selah – $2/pound

SOLD OUT Cherries, Rainier – Collins Family Orchard, Selah – $4/pound

SOLD OUT Spring Onions – Cedarville Farm, Everson – $2/bunch

SOLD OUT Beets, Red – Cloud Mountain Farm Center, Everson – $1.50/bunch

SOLD OUT Raspberries – Hima Farms, Everett – $2.50/half pint

SOLD OUT Blueberries, Blackberries, Raspberries – Sidhu Farms, Puyallup – $2.50/pint

SOLD OUT Sprouting Broccoli – CityGrown Farm, Seattle – $2.50/bunch

SOLD OUT Cucumbers, silver slicers – Klesick Family Farm, Stanwood – $1.50/pound

SOLD OUT Carrots – Ralph’s Greenhouse, Mt. Vernon – $1.50/bunch

 

 

Tuesday  – Rainier Ave S. & S. Rose St., 4-7pm
Wednesday – High Point Juneau P-Patch with Market Garden Farmers, 32nd Ave SW & SW Juneau, 4-7pm
Thursday – Plaza Roberto Maestas at El Centro de la Raza, 16th @ Beacon Ave S, 4-7pm
Friday – Hillman City, Rainier Ave S. & S. Orcas St., 4-7pm

Beginning Farmers = Beautiful Food

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Beginning farming students hard at work! Photo: SAgE Sammamish Valley Student Farm – sagestudentfarm.weebly.com

Shouts to SAgE Sammamish Valley Student Farm for a strong showing at the farm stand this week. This amazing program — a collaboration between Edmonds, Skagit, and Seattle Colleges — helps aspiring agrarians learn small farming, food systems, and urban agriculture. They help supply their campus culinary programs with produce direct from the farm, and go beyond veggies to learn about raising critters like sheep and ducks. Whatever their curriculum is, it’s definitely working! Check out their Swiss chard, heirloom summer squash, and Baltic red kale at your neighborhood ROAR stand this week.

Our consortium of (other) farmer friends are also bringing you broccoli two ways, the first of the peaches (!) and crisp, snappy English cukes. Here’s what else is hot for mid-July:

Cherries, Rainier and Bing – Collins Family Orchard, Selah – $4/lb
Nectarcots – Collins Family Orchard, Selah – $2.50/lb
Beets, Red – Cloud Mountain Farm Center, Everson – $1.75/bunch
Beets, Golden – Ralph’s Greenhouse, Mt Vernon – $1.75/bunch
Berries – raspberry, blueberry, blackberry – Sidhu Farms, Puyallup – $2.50/half pint
Blueberries – Hopewell Farm, Everson – $3/pint
Broccoli – Hopewell Farm, Bellingham – $1.75/pound
Rainbow Carrots – Ralph’s Greenhouse, Mt Vernon –  $1.75/bunch
Orange Carrots – Ralph’s Greenhouse, Mt. Vernon – $1.50/bunch
Corn, sweet bicolor – Lyall Farms, Sunnyside – $.50/ear
Onions – Cedarville Farm, Bellingham – $2/bunch
Squash, summer mix – Cloud Mountain Farm Center, Everson – $1.75/lb
Fava Beans – Southern Exposure Farm, Sedro-Wooley – $4/pound
Sugar Snap Peas – Southern Exposure Farm, Sedro-Wooley – $5/pound
Lettuce, Red Butterhead and Speckled Romaine – CityGrown, Seattle – $1.50/bunch
Collards – Steel Wheel Farm, Fall City – $2.25/bunch
SOLD OUT English Cucumbers – Cloud Mountain Farm Center, Everson – $1.75/lb
SOLD OUT Raspberries – Tualco Valley Produce, Monroe – $3.75/pint
SOLD OUT Heirloom Summer Squash – SAgE, Woodinville – $1.50/lb
SOLD OUT “Neon” Swiss Chard – SAgE, Woodinville – $2/bunch
SOLD OUT Baltic Red Kale – SAgE, Woodinville – $2/bunch
SOLD OUT Savoy Cabbage – Skylight Farm, Snohomish – $2/lb
SOLD OUT Sprouting Broccoli – CityGrown, Seattle – $2/bunch
SOLD OUT Arugula – Caruso Farm, Snohomish – $3.25/each
SOLD OUT Broccoli – Skylight Farm, Snohomish – $2.50/lb
SOLD OUT Peaches – Collins Family Orchard, Selah – $2/lb
SOLD OUT Apricots – Collins Family Orchard, Selah – $2.50/lb
See you at the farm stand!

Back Back from Cali Cali

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Farm truck at City Slickers Farm, an amazing food access project in West Oakland

Team ROAR has been in sunny Oakland and Berkeley this past week/end learning all about garden education and meeting with amazing producers and food organizers. We’re feeling invigorated from the Edible Schoolyard Project Intensive Conference, inspired from a visit to City Slicker Farms, and full of farmers market ideas after visiting markets here. Huge thanks to all our gracious hosts and hooray for the Bay!

Hopefully we’ve got enough of everything to get us through the week. We’re in Rainier Beach Tuesday at Rainier & Rose, High Point on Wednesday at the P-Patch Market Garden on 32nd & Juneau, Beacon Hill at the Station on Thursday, and Hillman City on Friday. All markets 4-7pm. See you soon!

What’s fresh this week: 

SOLD OUT – Apricots – Collins Family Orchard, Selah – $2.50/lb

Basil – Viva Farms, Burlington – $1.75/bunch

SOLD OUT – Beets, Golden variety – Ralph’s Greenhouse, Mt. Vernon – $1.70/bunch

SOLD OUT – Beets, Red variety – Cloud Mountain Farm Center, Everson – $1.70/bunch

Carrots – Ralph’s Greenhouse – $1.75/bunch

Collard Greens – Cedarville Farm, Everson – $1.50/bunch

Sweet Corn – Lyall Farms, Mattawa – $.65/ear

Garlic Scapes – Viva Farms, Burlington – $1/bunch

SOLD OUT – Cherries – Rainier & Bing varieties – Collins Family Orchard, Selah – $4/pound

Fava Beans – Alvarez Organics, Mabton – $3/pound

Onions, sweet yellow – Alvarez Organics, Mabton – $1/pound

SOLD OUT – Raspberries – Viva Farms, Burlington – $3/pint

Squash, yellow & green zucchini – Alvarez Organics, Mabton – $1.25/pound

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Garden classroom at the Edible Schoolyard, Berkeley, where conference attendees participated in a hands-on seedling transplanting lesson with Farmer Tanya

West Seattle, We’re Back

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High Point Juneau Market Garden Farm Stand opens July 5!!! We are SO happy to spend some time with our farmer friends again. These hardworking ladies grow the finest greens and herbs around, and gorgeous bargain bouquets, so be sure to visit this on-site market to meet the producers and see where the magic happens. 32nd SW & Juneau St, 4-7pm.

Gal about town and ROAR outreach coordinator Liz Davis will be at Wednesday’s market to keep you hydrated and informed about upcoming workshops in the neighborhood. Carmen Berrysmith will also be making her ROAR debut; she’ll be a regular staffer in High Point and a few of our other markets, and we’re thrilled to have this Youth Garden Works veteran’s expertise and support! Swing by and give her a hard time warm ROAR welcome!

Here’s the list — but all you really need to know is CHERRIES and SHISO and TOTALLY STUNNING LETTUCE:

Beets – Cloud Mountain Farm Center, Everson – $1.50 bunch

Raspberries & Blueberries – Sidhu Farms, Puyallup – $2.50/pint

Bok Choi – Cedarville Farm, Everson – $1.90/pound

Broccolini – CityGrown Farms, Seattle – $2/bunch

Cabbage, green – $1.30/pound

Carrots – Ralph’s Greenhouse, Mt. Vernon – $1.75/bunch

Rainier Cherries – Collins Family Orchard, Selah & Lyall Farms, Mattawa – $4/pound

Collard greens – $1.60/bunch

Kohlrabi – CityGrown Farms, Seattle – $2/bunch

Red Butter Lettuce – CityGrown Farms, Seattle – $1.50/head

Green mini butter lettuce – CityGrown Farms, Seattle – $1/head

Summer Squash! Green Romanesco and Yellow Zucchini – $1.60/pound