Homer Farmers Market

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

Homer Farmers Market: Alaska farming boom is a mini revolution

Every farmer digs into the soil, the skin of the earth. Every farmer is taking the laws of nature into their hands as they nurture… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: It’s amazing at the Market in food and photos

The rain has returned. It’s starting to feel as if the summer is ending. It’s this time of the year that I start getting questions… Continue reading

Homer Farmers Market: Surprises await at Market

Every week the Homer Farmers Market has some sort of surprise available, but at this time of the year the surprises are everywhere. OK, so… Continue reading

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

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