Homer Farmers Market

Homer Farmers Market: Harvest keeps coming

The Market isn’t over yet and will run through September

 

Homer Farmers Market: Too much tasty food is a good problem

Summer’s bounty is a wonderful thing

 

Homer Farmers Market: In Homer, people love good food

I can be a lazy gardener, I have to admit. Things I thought would go to my refrigerator go to seed instead. Luckily, I also… Continue reading

 

Homer Farmers Market: It’s time to stock up for winter

The end of summer is drawing near

Homer Farmers Market: Great harvest inspires sharing

I love this time of the year when people can’t help but brag a little bit about the abundance that they have created in their… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: Succession planting keeps crops coming

My strawberries are finally starting to peter out. It’s been super abundant this year, with a couple of batches of jam and lots of healthy,… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: Farmers create diverse local food system

I had an inspiring conversation recently with Carolina Behe of the Inuit Circumpolar Council after she presented on a huge study regarding Inuit food security… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: Booths are brimming

I didn’t even get to the Homer Farmers Market until 2 p.m. It used to be that if you weren’t there right at 10 a.m.… Continue reading

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Homer Farmers Market: Customers drive local food options

At the Homer Farmers Market on Saturday I overheard one of the farmers telling a customer the secret to the Market’s success. She summed it… Continue reading

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Homer Farmers Market: Keep farmers safe — and farming

It is interesting how the COVID-19 situation has amplified so many people’s awareness of what is important. We are learning to localize more than ever,… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: Farmers offer stability in times of uncertainty

In a time of uncertainty, it certainly is nice to know where the stability is. This spring, when farmers markets around the country were getting… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: Options abound for fresh local food

July is upon us with all the regular harvest surprises. The Wednesday Markets have now been added to the weekly Saturday Markets down on Ocean… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: Pandemic connections as important as food

This is indeed an odd summer. The weather has been amazing, but tourism is down. Around the state, farmers markets report that numbers are down… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: Like yoga, some Market vendors going online

As I walked by the booths at the Homer Farmers Market last weekend I overheard someone talking to a yoga instructor who excitedly told about… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: Options abound for fresh food

It seemed like summer took forever to get here, but it has been lovely. I’m here to remind you that it will go fast. Summer… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: Keeping the Market safe

The first Homer Farmers Market of the season in the new COVID-19 reality is over and a lot was learned. It was similar to the… Continue reading

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Homer Farmers Market: Market opens — with changes

The first Homer Farmers Market is coming up this weekend. This is the big one that farmers work toward, planting specifically so that they will… Continue reading

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Homer Farmers Market: Try Alaska Food Hub while waiting for market to open

This has been quite the year so far, eh? Normally this would be when I would be telling everyone about how the long winter is… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: Market is officially closed, but food still abounds

Hopefully you had a chance to get a bowl of soup and try one of the many dishes at the Farmers Market Harvest Party Potluck… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: Market closes Saturday with potluck

It’s the time of the year to making choices. Bob Durr said his wife Pat had weighed out 600 pounds of tomatoes. I imagined his… Continue reading

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