Celebrate Summer Peppers, Creek to Coast Cleanup

Sep 8, 2017 in Updates

Wake up your taste buds with summer peppers– Three’s lots to choose from : Shishito, Padron, Pablano…. Roast them, saute them, grill them, dip the… the choices are endless.

City of Santa Rosa Storm Water Team will be at WEFM this Sunday. They’ll have information on the Creek Stewardship program and storm water pollution prevention. Stop by a Creek Trail map and find out about the Creek to Coast Clean Up at Prince Memorial Greenway on September 16th. (Gloves, tools, and snacks provided. All ages welcomed.)

Sonoma County Art Trails 2017– Visit with Artist Monica Schwalbenberg-Pena– a featured  artist in this year’s So. Co. Art Trails. Sonoma County Art Trails 2017 will be held October 14 – 15 and October 21 – 22, 2017. Enjoy the abundance of creative talent Sonoma County has to offer by visiting the professional studios of the Art Trails artists. Along scenic corridors and country roads, visit the working studios which will be open to the public 10am to 5pm on each of those four days. This year’s Art Trails catalog will be available too.

West End Beer Garden– If you like the idea of having a delicious, cold Lagunitas beer in a park with live music in the sunshine right next to shopping – then you’re in luck! The West End Farmers Market’s Beer Garden is open every Sunday through October. Beer served by Sonoma County Roller Derby team…. What’s not to like about that?

Beer at WEFM

   Revive Kombucha– The West End Farmers Market is very proud to be offering Revive Kombucha as a non-alcoholic alternative beverage in our beer garden. Revive Kombucha is a family owned craft kombucha brewery launched in Sonoma County in 2010. It is organic, vegan, raw, packed with probiotics and really tasty, and you soon be asking for more.

Are your knives and pruners dull and worn down? You can have those sharpened this Sunday.Art Downing Edgeworks mobile sharpening service will be at the West End Farmers Market this Sunday.  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 (September 10th, 24th, October 8th, 22nd etc)

   Ride the SMART Train or your bike to the West End Farmers Market. Get SMART’s eTicket App or a Clipper card to ride SMART. Adult Clipper cards are available for purchase at any SMART fare machine, online at clippercard.com. Secure Bike lockers available here too. Zip Car now available in downtown Santa Rosa SMART stationZipcar is the world’s largest car sharing and car club service. Zipcar provides automobile reservations to its members, billable by the hour or day for the time you need, whether it’s for as little as one hour or as long as 7 days. For more info go to www.zipcar.com

Live music every Sunday. Check out the coolest market in town and enjoy top-notch performances at Santa Rosa’s West End Farmers Market’s Hootenanny Stage. Kyle Martin, a Singer-songwriter/guitarist from Santa Rosa is also the leader of a creative and collaborative group of musical artists simply represented as The Kyle Martin Band. Their sound is on a spectrum between contemporary and classic rock/Americana . Their repertoire is a shuffled playlist of originals and covers. During a live performance a songs progression may be extended by improvisation. The Kyle Martin Band is an experience the entire family will enjoy and the inspiration to dance is a guarantee! For more info and show dates visit their website kylemartinband.com Music from 11 to 2.  Tunes provided by Second Octave Entertainment.

 

WIC & Senior Farmers’ Market Checks accepted. The WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) is a 100 percent federally funded program which provides low-income seniors and families with check booklets that can be used to purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, cut herb and honey at Certified Farmers’ Markets (CFM).

WEFM Market Match– Yes! We accept EBT and offer a $25 match. So it’s easy to purchase fresh, local veggies, fruit, meat, seafood and more.  Our EBT sponsors have given away thousands of dollars in local food to our community.

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

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