You could say this has been an odd year for weather. You probably won’t hear much complaining right now, however, since everyone is so glad to see this much sun after two terribly dreary summers in a row. At last week’s Homer Farmers’ Market I talked to some producers who take note of t...Wed, 06/19/2013 - 11:22am
This weekend’s Homer Farmers’ Market will be the fourth one this season. That’s one month of markets already. It’s hard to believe, unless you are looking at the offerings. There are already turnips available, as well as kale, onions and a variety of greens. Did I say greens? ...Wed, 06/12/2013 - 11:41am
I have to admit my bias towards the Homer Farmers’ Market. Sure, I have been writing weekly for ages extolling the virtues of our local market, but now I am seriously entrenched. It won’t be secret for long that my husband now has a booth there, too. I don’t want to show too much ...Wed, 06/05/2013 - 11:08am
There is certainly no better way to kick off a Memorial Day weekend than with a bustling Homer Farmers’ Market. Last weekend was a stunning example of what the possibilities are for the first market of the year. I can’t count how many people asked me before the market started, “Will there be a...Wed, 05/29/2013 - 12:31pm
Despite the hold that winter seems to be exerting on us this year, it is finally time again for the opening of the Homer Farmers’ Market. Actually, Homer producers have been defying the cold for a couple of weeks now. Two weeks ago, Snowshoe Hollow Farm was down at the market site sel...Wed, 05/22/2013 - 12:49pm
Spring is here in Homer and the gardeners are chomping at the bit to get outside and get in the dirt. I know because I’m one of them, but I also know because of the more than 60 folks who have taken gardening classes in the last few weeks. Growing your own food is super gratifying, helps the pocke...Wed, 05/01/2013 - 4:45pm
What a beautiful Saturday to have the Harvest Party. The crisp air filled with sun, the vendors’ booths overflowing with veggies, music from the stage, a line of people getting a taste of the Homer Farmers’ Market minestrone, stew, salads, breads and desserts. And Westley Newcomb announced...Thu, 10/04/2012 - 2:03pm
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