Point Reyes Farmers Market 2008

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Today was the first day of the 2008 season of the Point Reyes Farmers Market.  This market is the all local, all certified organic produce market.  If you passing through the area, definitely stop and pickup some produce for home and lunch for a beach picnic.  You will find many local farms and artisans represented as well as a nice mix of local flavor and international visitors.

The 2008 Point Reyes Farmers Market takes place every Saturday (June 21 – November 1, 2008) from 9AM to 1PM (rain or shine).

Location: Toby’s Feed Barn, 11315 Highway One, Point Reyes Station, CA.  Click for a map with a photo of Toby’s.

Here is the calendar of the Point Reyes Farmers Market’s events for 2008.

Point Reyes Farmers Market Calendar 2008
June 21 Market Opens/Solstice Celebration/KWMR coverage Guest Chef: Drakes Beach Cafe,
Music: Bossa Nova & other engaging rhythms by Bill and Stephanie
June 28 Seed Swap Guest Chef: Olema Inn,
Music: Harmony and Pellingston, Latin Jazz
July 5 Paper movie play “The Science and Practice of Organic Farming” Guest Chef: Marshall Store, Music: TBA
July 12 Guest Chef: “KT’s Kitchen”, KT Bromherd, Music: Unplugged rustic folk music featuring banjo and guitar by New Moon
July 19 Guest Chef: Daphne Miller, MD, Author of The Jungle Effect, Music: Hawaiian music by Fran Guidry 9:30 – 1:00
July 26 Guest Chef: Gibson Thomas, East Marin Slow Food, Music: Unplugged jazz, folk and bluegrass by Trevor Kinsel on stand-up bass and guitar
Aug 2 Guest Chef: Chuck Edwards and David Cook, Music: The Rhythm Drivers with Ron Corrall on skateboard bass and Brad on harmonica & vocals. Be sure to bring kids for this act!
Aug 9 Blood Drive Guest Chef: TBA,
Music: Unplugged music and humor by Charlie Morgan
Aug 16 Guest Chef: Meredith McCarthy, Author Healing Cuisine,
Music: TBA
Aug 23 Guest Chef: TBA, Music: Unplugged folk guitar & hauntingly soulful
vocals by Ken Fox
Aug 30 Ugly Produce Contest Guest Chef: Nick’s Cove Adam Mali, Music: Haitian singer, guitarist and world-class whistler Diego Jameaux performs music from around the world
Sept 6 MALT Slow Food Tour Guest Chef: TBA,
Music: Farmily band Well Perked performs folk music
Sept 13 Kids Weekend at Market & Farm Tour at Peter Worsley’s Guest Chef: Kay Baumhefner,
Music: Unplugged blues-rock music by Stephanie Keys
Sept 20 Pie Baking & Eating Contests Guest Chef: TBA,
Music: Blue Holstein
Sept 27 Guest Chef: TBA,
Music: Unplugged western swing & jazz band Out of the Blue
Oct 4 Salsa making contest Guest Chef: Jesse Cool,
Music: West African Music by Ashiko Orchestra 11:00 – 1:00
Oct 11 Guest Chef: TBA,
Music: Unplugged music by Double Barrell
Oct 18 Squash tasting
Oct 25 Seed Swap Guest Chef: TBA,
Music: West Marin Student Showcase
Nov 1 Last Day Guest Chef: TBA,
Music: Lively Celtic band Midnight on the Water 10:00 – 1:00