Friday, December 15, 2006

Grapevine Dec 17 2006 Market

this week-
* What's coming to the market this week?
* Last Minute Gift Ideas
* Vegetable Symposium
* New Items at the Market Booth

This weekend's market is the last market for2006. Come on down and stock up for your holidayparties, make your last minute gift purchases, enjoyoven-fresh pizza and listen to the vocal quartet,The Sandals. And Santa will be here too. See you onSunday!

What's coming to the market this week?

Produce-wise, greens such as chard, kale,spinach, arugula, and mustard greens will be in goodsupply as well as endives, escarole,chicory and field salad mix. Root vegetables (beets,carrots, celeriac, potatoes, onions, turnips) andwinter squashes will be in good supply as willbroccoli and cauliflower.

You'll find plenty ofother food items as well, coffee, cider, meats,soups, sauces, stollen, pastries andcakes. Check the availability list for details. Need a shopping list? Here's this week's downloadable shopping list.

Freddy Guy Filberts

Finales Desserts
Little Pots and Pans

Last Minute Gift Ideas

Many vendors will be bringing gift packs for your last minute holiday gift needs. Here are a few examples:

Ayers Creek Farm: preserves gift pack
Blossom Vinegar: 4 pack sampler and 3 pack regular
Cherry Country: Chocolate covered cherries
Copper Crown & Nonna's Noodles: pasta and pesto giftbox
De Paula Confections: artisanal chocolates
Freddy Guy Filberts: Hazelnut gift box (includesroasted and candied nuts)
Vibrant Flavors: dukkah gift pack

There are a lot of other items available this Sunday too, from jams to spice mixes to wreaths. If youhave a foodie friend, you will definitely find the right gift this weekend.

Vegetable Symposium

Clackamas Community College is holding its annual Vegetable Gardening Symposium on Saturday January 20th 2007. The symposium includes several workshops, seed sales, book sale and a panel discussion. You can download the informational/registration flyer here or call Elizabeth at 503.657.6958 ext. 2389 for more information.

New Items at the Market Booth

The market has many new items available. We have market bags, sweatshirts, short- and long-sleeved T shirts, aprons and hats available. We also have a beautiful 2007 calendar donated to the market by Ayers Creek Farm. Stop by the market booth and take a look!

Thank you for another great year. The next market will be on January 14, 2007 10am-2pm.