This Saturday, join us at the market for a special demonstration and book signing from Portland-based author, Laura B. Russell. Laura recently published a beautiful cookbook entitled "Brassicas: Cooking the World's Healthiest Vegetables" (Ten Speed Press). Laura's book is full of gorgeous recipes, which highlight all sorts of delicious brassicas, including kale, romanesco, broccoli, cauliflower, collard greens, turnips, and more. In honor of her visit to the market this weeke
The Beaverton Farmers’ Market operates on two days each week during the 11 weeks of summer – Saturdays from 8:00 – 1:30, and Wednesdays from 3:00 – 6:00. The Wednesday market is a smaller, more intimate market with close-in parking and live entertainment. It has a full complement of growers, bakers and artisan food producers including old favorites from the Saturday market - Unger Berries, Fetzer’s German Sausages and Martinez Farms as well as new Wednesday Market only vendor
It is officially time to plant your tomato starts so we need to have “the” talk - determinate vs. indeterminate tomatoes. There are a lot of exciting and delicious tomato varieties available in the market – Black Prince, Green Zebra, Sun Gold, Brandywine… it is easy to get caught up in all of the tasty choices and forget to pay attention to whether you are buying a determinate or indeterminate variety. This matters because it determines how and where you plant your tomato.