It’s rare to have such mild, dry weather this time of year! We hope you’re getting to enjoy it outdoors and with loved ones. If you are looking for a fun, family activity to kick off your weekend, come explore our market! We have fresh flowers, face painting, bunnies to hold, and the freshest local veggies you can find (read further for What’s Fresh this week).
Have you checked out our expanded food court? This year we’re pleased to have Omar and his Taco Works Truck (from the Appleway food court), Dani from Lucid Roots with gourmet, vegan salads packaged to-stay or to-go, Mangia Catering‘s wood-fired pizza, the Big Dipper with charbroiled beef dip sandwiches with au jus, Zia Food Truck with green chili burgers, Big Pan Paella with Spanish-style paella, and a new vendor selling hand-made tamales!
Meet Ruben and Rachel.
They (along with their kids) own Spoonful of Sugar & Spice International Kitchen and are serving handmade tamales – using their own family recipe – at market this year. They’ve been a huge hit!
We invite you to find your favorite and kick off your weekend with lunch and live music among the pines!
FRESH THIS WEEK: Lettuce, Arugula, Salad Mixes, Peas, Broccoli, Baby Carrots, Rhubarb, Spinach, Kale, Chard, Beets, Dill, Basil, Green Onions, Shallots, Cilantro, Mustard Greens, Sunflowers, Plant Starts.
Live Music Featuring:
Saturday – Will Foster
Wednesday – Ed Graves
Power Of Produce Club Returns Next Week!
Only one more week until the Power of Produce Club begins at the market! In preparing for this year’s program, the Inland Northwest Food Network is thrilled to welcome Carol Behrens, our new PoP Club Coordinator, to our team. Carol is a desert native but has lived in North Idaho for over nine years. She also lived in Nebraska on a Nature Conservancy river preserve where she served as their Outreach Coordinator. After earning her Master’s degree in Elementary Education. Carol has taught many grades levels and is currently a physical education teacher at Skyway Elementary School where she also oversees their school garden. She has combined her love for educating children with her commitment to health and wellness. Carol is passionate about teaching her students that a healthy lifestyle does not have to only be achieved through traditional competitive sports. She also teaches her students that nutritious wholesome fruits and vegetables are an integral part of a healthy and happy life. Carol is looking forward to meeting you all and to supporting this wonderful program.