This is a fun week for music at the Port Townsend and Chimacum Farmers Markets. On Wednesday Brazilian jazz band, Combo Choro, will play at the Port Townsend Farmers Market on Polk Street. On Saturday we will have busker day at the Port Townsend Farmers Market on Tyler Street with a variety of visiting Fiddle Tunes musicians. Jack and Joe will play cowboy, folk, Americana, and "bluebilly swing" music at the Chimacum Farmers Market on Sunday.
Saturday, July 16 marks the beginning of a series of seasonal food-focused celebrations at the Port Townsend Farmers Market, the first being Berries in Abundance. Chef Arran Stark will fix up something delicious featuring local berries at 11:30am. Additionally, several of our food vendors will bring special dishes to market featuring local berries. Stay tuned for more information in our next newsletter about artisan food with local berries available on July 16.
After Berries in Abundance, we will host a Tomato Taste Off on September 17, Kale Day on October 15, and Winter Squash Fest on November 9. Our Kids’ Day series at the Chimacum Farmers Market continues on the first Sunday of the Month. The next Kids’ Day is August 7 from 10am to 2pm at the Chimacum Farmers Market.
In partnership with Jefferson Healthcare, the Port Townsend Food Co-op and the Port Townsend Food Bank, the Jefferson County Farmers Market is offering a series of free cooking classes on Wednesdays in August with Chef Arran Stark. These classes focus on seasonal eating, cooking healthy food on a budget and meal planning. Class space is limited. If you are interested in participating you can learn more and sign up here.
Meet your Farmer, Max Lindert, Onatrue Farm