Homer Farmers Market

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

Farmers Market: It’s time of abundance for Market

This is the time of abundance. I was just talking to my neighbor about an experiment she did with rhubarb butter where she added watermelon… Continue reading

Farmers Market: Homer continues to win accolades

More accolades. In a recent article in Policygenius Magazine that labeled the best farmers market to visit in each state, the Homer Farmers Market was… Continue reading

Farmers Market: When early farmer turns 90, it’s time to party

They waited until they saw him. They knew he would be coming to the Market, of course. They had already passed a card around for… Continue reading

Farmers Market: Everything’s coming in at the Market

It’s all coming in. We now have cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli at the Homer Farmers Market regularly. Carrots, tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini. Potatoes have started coming… Continue reading

Farmers Market: Market produce inspires local chefs

A meal can be quick, rushed and solo. Think of that experience of a hurried grab at a protein bar or microwaved leftovers eaten while… Continue reading