Tomatoes, Knife Sharpening & Bicycles at West End Farmers Market

Apr 20, 2017 in Updates

Spring has sprung and you’re just itching to go out and start planting! Tomatoes are everyone’s favorite garden project! Join us at West End Farmers Market this Sunday- Sonoma Master Gardeners will be on hand to give instructions on how to plant and care for starter tomatoes plants. Leisen’s Bridgeway Farms has a wide variety of heirloom tomatoes ready to take home.

Feeling a little Dull lately? Knives Sharpened While You ShopArt Downing Edgeworks mobile sharpening service will be at the West End Farmers Market this Sunday April 23rd.  Bring your knives, scissors, shears and almost any hand tool to be professionally sharpened by an old school perfectionist. Art Downing Edgeworks at WEFM every other Sunday (April 23rd, May 7th & 21st, JUne 4th & 18th etc.)

Go for A Bike Ride This Sunday, April 23rd! Join Sonoma County Biker Chicks as they ride from Santa Rosa to Sebastopol and back! Rides are open to any woman who wants to join! They ride as a group and have a lot of fun. There will be two rides to choose from with lots of support from other women riders. One will be around 12 miles long and the other will be about 23 miles long. If your bike hasn’t been ridden for a while, it is a good idea to take it to your local bike shop for a safety check.
What to bring: your bike (in working order – pumped up tires, etc.), helmet, WATER, snacks, ID and cash for coffee/lunch.

When: 4/23/17 at 10 am

Where: Rail Depot/Visitor Center in Rail Road Square: Nine 4th Street, Santa Rosa, CA, 95401. Likely the best place to park if you drive is in the parking lots under the freeway between Morgan and Davis off of 5th Street. We will meet by the Visitor Center (Train station) and end at the farmers market.


The Awesome Pretzel Cart is back!– It’s so much more than Pretzels. Chop’s Teen Club members earn valuable work experience and earn a basic food handlers certificate. It’s all part of Chop’s “Work Ready” class which is 10 weeks of skill building in class time which includes cash handling, customer service, basic food handlers certificate & resumes. For more information, call Chop’s Teen Club 707-284-2467.

Live music every Sunday. Check out the coolest market in town and enjoy top-notch performances at Santa Rosa’s West End Farmers Market at their Hootenanny Stage. Music from 10:00-1:00. : Bryce David Dow-Williamson performs raw acoustic lullabies with the taste of nectar and venom.   Music provided by Second Octave Entertainment.

See you this Sunday at the West End Farmers Market, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Historic Railroad Square. Follow us on Instagram- SRWEFM & Facebook