This week at the market we have another shopping bag giveaway. Please click on Tote Bag Coupon to print out the attached coupon and bring it with you. As you shop the market, ask each vendor you purchase from to validate your coupon, then stop by the information table for your free red market bag.
Children’s Table: It is time to bring out the apple cider press. Judy Witmer will, once again, teach kids how to operate this important piece of our Washington State heritage.
- Judy Witmer, Mercer Island pre-school teacher and MIFM volunteer, helping a young boy press apples at the children’s table at the Mercer Island Farmers Market on October 2, 2011. (Photo by Joel Wachs)
As our summer winds down and the evenings cool off, Mercer Island Farmers Market wishes our Jewish friends L’Shana Tova’, a very happy new year. We have what you need for your holiday recipes: apples and honey, smoked salmon, chicken for roasting, beautiful beets and greens, and even gluten free challah bread. The L.A. Times has a dozen beautiful recipes, including this one for Cilantro-Tomato soup with Syrian meatballs:
Finally, if you have purchased a $5 coupon book (thank you!) please be sure to use your coupons. Our neighborhood sponsors would love to see you!