Lauren Keene

Kids tour, sniff and taste at Sutter Farmers Market

When 24 students plus five teachers and a parent volunteer from the Pioneer Elementary School Child Development Center visited the Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market last Thursday, they learned that even a small farmers market can offer a monstrous adventure. The students, ages 5 to 12, took a Unitrans bus from the Pioneer CDC in South […]

July 14, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Volunteers go hog-wild for Pig Day

When Pig Day rolls around Saturday, March 2, at the Davis Farmers Market, local volunteers will provide nearly all the fun, with farmers and food vendors providing all the yum. Now in its 22nd year, Pig Day holds fast to its status as one of the more unique farmers market events in California, celebrating local […]

February 26, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market opens Thursday

The newly rebranded Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market — located at the hospital’s entrance at 2000 Sutter Place – reopens Thursday and runs each Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Aug. 29. Opening day festivities include cooking demonstrations and tastings, face time with Dinger and Sacramento River Cats players, health screenings, giveaways plus […]

May 06, 2012 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

Yum! Cookbook showcases farmers market

When the Davis Farmers Market celebrates the debut of “The Davis Farmers Market Cookbook” on Saturday, April 7, it will be the first of several events to showcase the new volume.

Co-authors Georgeanne Brennan, an award-winning cookbook author and Winters resident, and Ann Evans, former Davis mayor and food activist, will be on hand to sign cookbooks. Customers with cookbook gift cards purchased from the market can redeem them at the market shed in Central Park, Fourth and C streets in downtown Davis.

Chefs from the UC Davis Dining Commons will offer tastes …

March 01, 2012 | Posted in Books | Tagged ,

Farmers Market showcased in new cookbook

Details What: “The Davis Farmers Market Cookbook” by Georgeanne Brennan and Ann M. Evans When: Will be published in March; gift cards redeemable for signed copies may be purchased at the Davis Farmers Market beginning Saturday, Nov. 26 Where: Market booth in Central Park, Fourth and C streets Sneak peek: www.davisfarmersmarketcookbook.com When The Davis Farmers […]

November 08, 2011 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

The Davis Farmers Market is a big part of our community

For 35 years, the Davis Farmers Market has hosted thousands of people twice a week year-round. They come to the market for all kinds of reasons: to socialize with friends and neighbors; to picnic and listen to local music at Wednesdays’ Picnic in the Park; and to shop for high-quality, farm-fresh produce and food that’s […]

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Farmers Market changes what and how customers cook

Shopping tips * Walk through the market to get a sense of what’s available. * Start small and engage your senses — look, smell, taste. * Buy what you can’t resist. * Recognize that you’re doing this because it’s fun. * Editor’s note: This three-part series profiles locals who are dedicated Davis Farmers Market shoppers […]

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Loyal customers help market, farmers succeed

Shopping tips Go to the market with someone who is a regular shopper Try different products to find out which farmers you prefer Be adventuresome; don’t be afraid to try something you’ve never had before Ask the seller how to prepare it, if you don’t know * Editor’s note: This three-part series profiles locals who […]

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Loyal customers drive Farmers Market success

Shopping tips Shop early to avoid the crowds. Taste things when sellers offer tastes to determine what you like best. Don’t be afraid to ask questions. Farmers are extremely knowledgeable and happy to share their insights. Cook a meal from the farmers market. * Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series that […]

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