Homer Farmers Market

Homer Farmers Market: Fresh Market food can be invaluable — but also cheaper than big stores

How much is fresh worth to you? You can see it at the Homer Farmers Market twice a week, bulging out of baskets, bins, buckets… Continue reading

 

Homer Farmers Market: Small touches make Market family friendly

Last weekend you could hear the KP Brass Band playing at the Homer Farmers Market even if you were standing on the far side of… Continue reading

 

Homer Farmers Market: Market offers a chance to meet and learn from growers

While many locals were up at Salmonfest, there were tons of people walking around the Homer Farmers Market this past Saturday who were only interested… Continue reading

 

Homer Farmers Market: Rainy Market brings people together

Last Saturday at the Homer Farmers Market it was warm even though it was raining. You can dodge underneath the different tent covers to stay… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: Bounty of summer hitting Market early

I have a house full of peonies. They have popped so much earlier this year than normal that the peony growers have been scrambling to… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: New farmers learn in modern ways — and some old

A lot has changed about farming since the Homer Farmers Market opened up 20 years ago. One of the biggest differences is how farmers learn… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: Support local agriculture by supporting farmers markets

I’m sitting on my deck watching as a Steller’s jay grabs some large insect and then lands nearby and shows it off to me as… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: ‘Food nerd’ enjoys two worlds of farming

I missed the farmers market this weekend. It just so happens that a large conference on food systems and food security was happening in Anchorage… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: The Market is all about the food

The excitement is about the food. The bustle of the Farmers Market seems like some kind of carnival, but it’s not about games or rides.… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: Learn something new at Farmers Market

I learn something new every time I go to the Farmers Market. This time it was at Christina’s booth. She had clusters of cilantro but… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: Alaska farming has grown in past 5 years

Every time I go to the Farmers Market I am excited to find what’s new. Last week was the first time this season that peas… Continue reading

Farmers Market: Celebrate 20th anniversary with new cookbook

Twenty years ago the Homer Farmers Market’s first day was in mid July. Now, they regularly open their doors Memorial Day weekend. But the calendar… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: Market includes veterans from 20 years ago

I was told that I should use this article as a vehicle to explain to people how good claytonia is. Also known as miner’s lettuce,… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: Celebrating 20 years

Correction: The Homer Farmers Market hours on Saturday are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The spring weather has been so good to us this year… Continue reading

Farmers Market: ‘Official’ Market is over, but growers still sell local food

I know — it’s hard. The Homer Farmers Market had its last “official” market. But don’t worry too much, you can still find your local… Continue reading

Farmers Market: Oh no! Last Market is Saturday

This is it. The last hurrah. The last Homer Farmers Market of the season is this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will… Continue reading

Farmers Market: Plenty of food as Market winds down

There are two Saturday Markets and one Wednesday Market left and Bob Durr is getting anxious. How does one get rid of all the food… Continue reading

Farmers Market: Market returns to locals

You just got to love this town. Last Saturday was a perfect example of what Homer looks like when the tourists start thinning out. Homerites… Continue reading

Farmers Market: Countdown to end of Market begins

The countdown has begun. There are four more Saturday Homer Farmers Markets. You can tell as everyone seems to be mentioning that feel of fall… Continue reading

Farmers Market: Variety is key to fall market

As we enter into the last month of the Market, we enter into my favorite part of the season. Labor Day weekend is often the… Continue reading