Market Updates |
|Hollywood Farmers Market vendors have such beautiful displays of Oregon produce!|
Try and capture the creativity of the market and share with us your results in the annual Photo Contest going on now! Email us your submission in each of three categories - People, Product, or Pets - and you may win a prize! Be sure to include your name and the category in your email.
We have been lucky with the weather the last couple Saturdays. Hopefully the weather forecast will keep changing and sun will prevail again this weekend. After all, Baird Family Orchards begins their season this Saturday and we want to give them a sunny welcome back to the market. Also this Saturday,
Photo by Mykel, Tabor Photo Dancing Light Ranch is holding a sale on all Japanese Maples so stop by to check it out!
This Saturday Njuzu Mbira plays the beautiful and uplifting traditional mbira music of the Shona people of Zimbabwe. Caprial+John will be at the market from 9am to Noon talking with folks about food and Crista will be here painting faces!
Mark your calendars for next Saturday, June 26th at 11am for a walking tour of potential sites for an urban park and permanent home for the Hollywood Farmers Market! Check out the Community Tip for more information.
See you at the Market!
Cooking Demo Recipe: Risotto with
Garlic Scapes & Bacon|
|The Hollywood Farmers Market thanks Blake Van Roekel, Keuken, and Slow Food Portland for a fantastic cooking demo last Saturday! |
demonstrated how to make a deliciously seasonal and affordable Risotto with most
ingredients coming right from the market. Try this one at home--garlic
scapes won't be in season for much longer!
Blake Van Roekel
Garlic Scapes & Bacon
is an incredibly versatile and economical dish. Rice is first sautéed in
encapsulate and help seal the grain. Stock and wine are added gradually
stirring to create that classic, creamy texture unique to this dish.
best served immediately. However, leftover rice can be shaped into
balls and fried.
2-3 shallots, chopped (Deep
1/4 lb bacon ends, cut into quarter
pieces (Sweet Briar Farms)
1 1/2 cups garlic scapes, chopped (Gales
3 cloves garlic, minced (Winter
4 tablespoon butter
2 cups arborio rice
1 cup white wine, room temperature (Laurel
6 cups of vegetable or chicken
1 cup parmesan cheese, grated
cheeses can substitute)
Salt (to taste)
1. Prepare your ingredients as you
2. In a straight-sided sauté pan,
3. Add the bacon and cook until the
rendered and the bacon is browned.
4. Add the shallots and reduce the
low. Salt, cover and sweat the shallots until they are translucent with
5. Add garlic scapes and cook for
6. Add the minced
garlic and cook for less than one minute.
Add the rice and stir the grains to coat with the bacon fat and butter.
grain absorb some of the fat, turning it slightly translucent. This step
take about 4 minutes.
Add a ladleful of hot stock, stirring until it has been absorbed. Follow
the wine. Continue adding the stock slowly in this manner until each
is absorbed. You may not need to add all of the stock. Add salt to taste
go. This will take approximately 18-20 minutes.
When done, the rice grains will be tender to the bite and the texture
creamy. Season and sprinkle with parmesan. Let this dish sit off the
heat for a
couple of minutes before serving. Serves 6-8.
|This Week at the Market|
|June 19th, 2010|
Glass Jade Nursery
Japanese Maple Tree
Dancing Light Ranch
Willapa Hills Farmstead Cheese
Colorado Rose Potatoes
Winter Green Farm
Tobias from Gales Meadow Farm plays Yellow Cabbage Collards like an air guitar. They're also delicious with pasta, carmelized onions, and sauteed mushrooms.
Photo by Mykel, Tabor Photo.
Dressed in pink and ready to eat berries.
Community Tip - Walking Tour |
|The Hollywood Neighborhood
Association extends a special invitation to friends of the Hollywood Farmers Market for a walking
tour of the Hollywood Business District with
architect John Perkins. The tour will last one hour and will explore possible sites to
consider for an urban park and permanent site for the farmers market.|
Come help us dream, plan and organize!
11am, Saturday, June 26, 2010
Meet at the HFM
Information Booth on the corner of NE 44th & Hancock Street.
One hour tour with clipboard in hand.