Zion Canyon, Springdale, Utah
From SCOTT CRATTY
May 21, 2009 Ukiah, Mendocino County, North California
Friends of the Market,
Greetings! Should be another booming Market this Saturday .. downright remarkable for this time of year.
Your scoop for the week is that I expect Haehl Creek Ranches to be back to the market this Saturday with locally-raised lamb. They will be next to the Fords. We will also be having chicken at the market in a few weeks. So, your options for obtaining meats from our local area is getting better every month. Local egg options have also increased substantially this season.
We will also have some new crafts plus we will be partnering with Ukiah’s first Art Faire. Overall it may be another record breaking range of choices.
Another first is an out of Mendocino musical group. The Don Giovannis will bring the music of Italy to the Ukiah Farmers’ … all the way from Sonoma County. You can get a teaser at www.thedongiovannis.com
Getting your own garden going? You can compare prices and offerings from about 10 different sources at tomorrow’s market.
Holly sends along this article about cancer fighting herbs.
She has also been packaging up a range of great organic herbs at the Westside Renaissance Market. Check it out at 1003 W Clay St.
Adam and Paula at Mendocino Organics report in their blog that Bridget and Craig at Patrona Restaurant, Standley and School Street in Ukiah, are starting to use their biodynamic veggies. You can find their produce at Ukiah Natural Foods Co-op and Mariposa Market in Willits. Please be sure to request their vegetables there, as they rely on these retail outlets when the winter CSA is not in progress.
On their website: “The mission of Patrona is to create a sustainable business that benefits the people with whom we work, supports the communities in which we do business, protects and sustains the environment and achieves economic prosperity. We aspire to honor, embody and reflect the grace, beauty and generosity of the earth and let her spirit guide us in each decision that we make and action that we take.”