Come shop the best and truly local Farmers’ Markets!
Opening Market weekend is finally here! And this year is going to be bigger, better, and more delicious than ever before. Saturday market opens tomorrow at 8:30 am at the corner of Prairie and I-95 in Hayden. And we’ll see you Wednesday 4-7 pm at our new location in the heart of Riverstone in CDA!
Our vendors are so excited to bring you tons of early produce, a great selection of starts and plants grown by local farmers, flowering plants, hanging baskets, cut flowers, honey, eggs, meat, bread, pastries, milk, cheese, body care products, hand-made crafts, and so much more. Here are some bits from a bunch of our vendors to whet your appetite!
Vastra The Clown!
I’ve been twisting balloons for over 2 years now. I have over 115 different balloon designs! This year my assistant and I are looking to have our busiest year yet, and Drewbie and I are looking forward to being back at the Kootenai County Farmers Market!
Booties Championship BBQ – Food Court
Booties Championship BBQ will kick off our 1st farmer’s market this Saturday. We’ll feature our 2lb Big Boogie Potato with pork or brisket, chopped brisket sandwiches, pulled pork sandwiches, ribs and Breakfast Burritos until 11am.
Twisted Slate Brewery – Food Court
We’ll be serving up Santa Maria Style Tri-Tip!
Santa Maria-style barbecue is a regional culinary tradition rooted in the Santa Maria Valley on the Central Coast of California. This method of barbecuing dates back to the mid-19th century and centers on beef seasoned with black pepper, salt, and garlic before grilling over coals of native “red oak” wood.
Ugly Dog Coffee Truck – Wednesday Food Court
We’re making our grand reappearance at the new Wednesday Market location at Riverstone – we are so excited! We will have loyalty cards available ONLY ON OPENING DAY for customers and vendors to receive a dollar off their drinks, ALL SEASON LONG. We’ll be selling our signature mixed drinks, like the Lavender Honey Oat Latte for market, as well as some new drinks. We’re now served using DOMA’s Espresso and Rishi Teas. As always, we’ve got Tiger Spice Chai!!!
FROM OUR VENDORS!
We will have sunflower, pea, rambo and red arrow radishes, southern curled and yellow mustards, kohlrabi, rutabaga, broccoli, and new crop, red cabbage. And limited quantity crops: cilantro and cantaloup microgreens.
Sandia Spice & Tea
We will have a Mother’s Day build-a-gift table! We’ll have little boxes and tissue paper, and you pick 2 of anything, or a spice and a tea together for $18.00. We’ll have purple Okanawa sweet potato slips ready to plant – $5 each while they last. Our teas are great organic and Kosher. Our Focus tea is made with Lyon’s Mane mushrooms from Gem State Mushroom Farm and our Flower Power tea features Pamalot Lavender farm and many others. Our new products are: Horseradish Steak Rub and Sumac Seasoning – both are super delicious. Happy Spring from Sandia Spice and Tea Company!
We’re offering a First Day of Market Season deal of Buy One Get One free on Smoked Sausages! This deal is good on both Saturday the 13th and Wednesday the 17th.
Westwood Pen Company
I hand craft woodturned pens. Check out my selection!
Narrow Way Coffee Roasters
We’re making our debut this week at the market. We are a small batch, artisan, coffee roaster and are passionate about exceptional coffee. We’ll be selling 3 different coffees this month. Our Kenyan coffee is a rich, smooth, well-rounded coffee with slight sweetness and complementary acidity. Our personal favorite is our Ethiopian coffee which is roasted to a medium-light profile to highlight the naturally sweet blueberry-like flavors of the coffee. The special of the month is our Costa Rica thermic process coffee. This coffee is unique in how the coffee cherries are processed and it gives the coffee an incredible sweet and almost chocolate covered strawberry taste! We will be providing samples and are so looking forward to this coffee journey with you!
CDA Honey Farms
We make a unique blend of citrus, sage, clover, and wildflower, this 100% pure local honey has a desirable flavor unlike any other! Buy it by the pound or gallon or in a variety of smaller sizes.
Ramstead Ranch is celebrating Thrill of the Grill this month and we are bringing all the delicious 100% grassfed/grassfinished steaks for the grill. Get easy grillin’ sausages and burger patties, too. It’s a great time to enjoy a delicious meat outside!
Lil Punkin Pie Co.
If it’s spring it’s rhubarb pie time! Orders are already coming in! I’ll have rhubarb and strawberry rhubarb pies at our opening day market and new this year, strawberry rhubarb pop tarts!
Carpe Diem Crepes – Food Court
I will have my crêpe of the month called « Caramel » : vanilla ice cream and whipped cream, topped with sea salt caramel and almonds!
I am also having « Forestière » back on the menu: ham, cheese and blue Oyster Mushrooms from Gem Mushrooms mixed with a heavy cream sauce.
Lake City Juice
Lake City Juice! Fresh pressed Juice and Ginger Shots! 2, and 3 day cleanse Specials for Mothers Day! Six pack deals too.
Simply Sweet Cottage Treats
We won’t be at market until Wednesday, but we’ll be baking up brown butter, cinnamon rolls, and caramel apple cinnamon rolls as well as brown butter sugar, cookies, brown butter, chocolate chip cookies, and some new twists on cinnamon rolls!
Clare’s Garden returns for another busy, warm, and packed season. We will be there with all your favorite soaps and our bubbly personality’s. Stop by and just say hi (and maybe get your favorite soap)!
Kiss My Biscotti
Kiss My Biscotti will have individual Mothers Day baskets for sale filled with three different flavored biscotti, along with a handmade greeting card that is made with my great grandmother’s fabric scraps to give as gifts for all those special and dear moms out there on Saturday.
Sunny Springs Gardens
I’ll have raspberry, strawberry, and some tomato plants ready to put into the ground this week as well handmade jams, salsas, and soaps with ingredients from my farm.
Killarney Organic Farm
We have spinach-lots! Along with arugula, asparagus, radishes, salad mix, cilantro, mountain spinach, and certified organic vegetable and herb starts. We’ll also have duck and chicken eggs fresh from the farm.
Winifred Farms will have an amazing assortment of Spring Blooms available just in time for Mother’s Day! We will have tulip bunches, grab and go bouquets, arrangements with a mix of tulips, anemones and daffodils for mom, minis and more! Come by and say and see what we have growing for you this season!
Royal Highlands Farm
Happy Mother’s Day from Royal Highlands! We will have loads of veggie starts including: tomatoes, peppers, squash, pumpkins, cucumbers, and brassicas. Also lots of herbs and flowers. Don’t forget a beautiful hanging basket or planter for that special mom!! And some spring greens for a healthy addition to your weekend.
Dandelion Half Acre
We’re be back Saturdays and Wednesdays with happy pansy planters and huckleberry stuffed shortbread – perfect for Mom’s brunch, along with garden markers for your spring planting, and our regular offerings of fresh cookies, and finishing salts.
I am offering a new product this year: a blood purification supplement. I will be serving a glass of coconut blackberry mango iced tea infused with the supplement for $5. I also have a new room and pet deodorizer and will be offering my annual fresh lilac scent in lotions and deodorizer – while supplies last!
Good Shepherd Lamb
Good Shepherd lamb company will be at the Saturday market again this season making this our 19th season . We will be grilling lamb burgers, gyros, and smokies. Breakfasts burritos and smokie egg muffins.
Lake City Bakers
Lake City Bakers is bringing all the market favorites for our 10th season! We’ll Huckleberry White Chocolate Scones, Almond Filled Croissants, Pretty Decorated Sugar Cookies, Caramel Pecan Rolls, and Pies to treat Mom. We’ve also harvested tons of fresh rhubarb for pies, breads, and our new Gluten-friendly Rhubarb Raspberry Bars.