Market Updates |
|Did you miss The Local Dirt last week? Well, we missed you too. Unfortunately the Market Manager was too sick to get out of bed and there was no one else to write the newsletter. We hope you are glad it is back!|
din din, Photo by Tim Gunther (timgunther.com)This Saturday, August 28th, is the first of our Market Lunch series. This is a fund raiser for the Fresh Funds Program, which increases the buying power
of Oregon Trail (SNAP) customers at the market. It's an all Hollywood Farmers Market produce meal! To tantalize your taste buds, here is a preview of the menu:
with chicken liver mousse omelette and brandied cherry
soup with dijon whipped cream
chicken leg with St. Germaine sauce and squash, pole bean, and plum salad
taste of local cheese
peaches with white port ice cream
$30-$50 sliding scale for four courses and
table wine & beer (and non-alcoholic options) on the sunny Moon
and Sixpence patio (2014 NE 42nd Ave). Lunch begins at 1pm.
This program needs more money because it's so
direly needed that the uptake on the program is at 400 percent of our
is a unique chance to both dine with fellow Market-goers and to keep
a great food access program going! Plus, the vendors have been
generous with their produce, so we owe them our presence at the
RSVP now by calling Courtney at 971-544-1350 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kiyokawa Family Orchards starts the market this Saturday with apples and pears. Sadly, Packer Orchards had to end their season early due to employee issues and won't return until November. But not to worry! Confectionery and The Better Bean Company are back again this Saturday with their delicious locally made artisan treats.
Interested in joining the Hollywood Farmers Market Board of Directors? Read below for more information on how to get involved.
Thanks for all your support and see you at the Market!
Cooking Demonstration Recipe |
|Sweet Corn Biscuits with Honeyed Bush Berries and Creme Fraiche -- By Kristen Murray|
is a treat in the morning, with your afternoon tea or to finish a wonderful
2 3/4 cups
all purpose flour
tablespoon baking powder
tablespoon chilled cubed unsalted butter
eggs (Pine Mountain Ranch)
creme fraiche or sour cream
of fresh corn, kernels only (Sweet Leaf Farm)
1. Put all the dry ingredients in a bowl, and rub in butter cubes with
your fingers. When the mix is the consistency of sand, add eggs, and creme
fraiche. When the ingredients are almost combined, fold in fresh corn kernels.
2. Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to 2 inches thick. Take a
jar or glass and cut out small rounds. Transfer to a greases sheet tray and
brush the top with cream and sprinkle with raw sugar. Bake in a preheated oven
at 325 degrees for 15-20 minutes, dependending on the size of the biscuit.
local honey (Nature's Best -- Oregon Honey)
2 pints of
your favorite dark berries (huckleberries, marion berries, black berries, blueberries, boysenberries) (Unger
1. Caramelize the honey over medium heat until it bubbles up.
2. Toss cleaned berries in the sauté pan and gently toss to coat. When
berries look glazed and are about to pop, remove them from the heat.
heavy cream (Lady Lane Farm)
2 tablespoon buttermilk*
with extra lemon juice added (Lady Lane Farm)
1. Mix all ingredients together. Place in a glass jar, cover with
cheesecloth and let sit at room temperature for 3 days. Chill for 24 hours, remove the top skin and enjoy!
2. I use this recipe to make the biscuits and also to serve with the
Serve all three together. Bon Appetite!
|Want to be more involved in the Hollywood Farmers Market community? Consider joining the Board of Directors!|
|Do you love the Hollywood Farmers Market?|
Would you like to get more involved in your community?
The Hollywood Farmers Market is looking for enthusiastic Board members that can
help the market thrive! Needed skills and expertise include leadership, legal, finance,
marketing, food systems, staff management, public relations and general
You are invited attend our September Board meeting on Wednesday, September 15th
at 6:30PM at the Rose City Park Presbyterian Church (1907 NE 45th and Sandy
Blvd) adjacent to the market, in room 8 on the ground floor.
If you wish to attend the September Board meeting please send an RSVP to
Carollyn Farrar at email@example.com.
For more information about the Hollywood Farmers Market visit our website or
contact Carollyn at the above address.
Thank you for your interest and see you at the market!
|This Week at the Market|
August 28th, 2010
Delicious sauteed, cook as you would any other green, high in protein!
Carrot Lime Ginger Popsicle
Need we say more?
Sundried Tomato Chicken Sausage with Garlic & Feta
The newest sausage from
Buns on the Run
Relatively mild pepper, known as Ancho Chile when in its dried form.Delicious roasted, grilled, or sauteed and piled high on a steak with onions. Add to salsa, or stuff and bake!
Deep Roots Farm
Hand scooped in the Italian style, delicious in crepes.
here each week for updates on our fund raising efforts for the Fresh
Funds Program, the Hollywood Farmers Market's SNAP (formerly known as
food stamps) match program. |
Fresh Funds Goal: $7,000
Amount Raised to Date: $3,728
Total Dollars Matched to SNAP Customers to Date: $3,972
Amount left in Fresh Funds: -$244
Amount needed to Reach Goal: $3,272
Every Saturday, SNAP customers can use their EBT card to
withdraw SNAP dollars to be used on market fresh produce and goods. The
Hollywood Farmers Market will match up to $5 in tokens to increase SNAP
customer spending power at the market and reward healthy eating.
big thank you goes to New Seasons Market for their generous $3,000
grant that got this program started. Now it is up to us to keep it
This match only lasts as long as we have funds for it. Please consider donating today! Call 503-709-7403 for more information.
Now is the time to can tomatoes.
Georgeous dahlias are at the market.
This dog is so pleased to be cooling off with the misting apparatus!
Volunteers love all that Nourishment has to offer.