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Wed, September 7, 2011


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Pescadero Grown! New Market Location & Hours

New location: 350 Stage Road, Pescadero New hours: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

We gladly accept WIC Farmer’s Market Vouchers and CalFresh/EBT.

This week at the market: September 8, 2011

Pescadero Grown! features award winning fresh & sustainable vegetables, fruit, honey, flowers, plants, beef, fish, chicken, eggs, cheese, jams, kimchi, fudge, cupcakes and more. All lovingly raised and produced on the South Coast.

Farmers and Producers: Addwater Farm Blue House Farm Blue Ocean Smokehouse Del Sur Farm CSM Beekeepers Cooperative Early Bird Ranch Echo Valley Farm Farmageddon Farm House Frosting and Buttercup Cakes Fifth Crow Farm Fly Girl Farm Fogline Nursery Harley Farms Joan Jama Kidding Around with Chocolate – NEW THIS WEEK Leftcoast Grassfed

CalFresh and Pescadero Grown! Tokens at the Market: To help fill the gap and get more farm-direct produce into the hands of our low income neighbors, Puente and many individual donors have partnered to create Friends of Pescadero Grown! a token matching program for recipients of CalFresh, WIC as well as other low income participants that reside in Pescadero, La Honda, Loma Mar,and San Gregorio.

Pescadero Grown! Tokens may be used to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at the Pescadero Grown Certified Community Farmers’ Market. They work just like cash. If you receive WIC, CalFresh (food stamps) or your income is below the 133% FPL, Puente will match a maximum of $10 worth of your purchases each week if you enroll in the program. For more information about the program, click here. To enroll in the program, contact Lorena Vargas at 650.879.1691. For our friends that live outside the South Coast, your CalFresh card is welcome at the Market.

Music at the Market: Interested in playing at the market? Contact [email protected]

New at the Market: Come to the market 7 times, get a free Pescadero Grown! market bag

Addwater Farm Course: Have you always wanted to farm? Great, because Addwater Farm is offering a course on the essentials of small scale farming and gardening. Sunday, September 18th from 11:00 to 1:00. Come learn about soil fertility, irrigation and how to prepare your farm or garden for winter cover crop. The course is led by Brian Coltrin (whom you may have seen selling at the Pescadero farmer’s market) The cost is only $20 per person. Call now to reserve a space. (831) 334-7290 For more information please email [email protected]