Join us for farmer talks, food samples, a raffle, and face time with local growers 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. Chat with representatives from local farms (see full list of farmers to the left) about their community supported agriculture (CSA) shares and learn how you can support our local food growers. Spend more time with our growers during farmer happy hour 2-6 p.m. here at the café. We’ll have the patio set up!
11:30 a.m. Emily, Shared Ground Farmers’ Cooperative
12:30 p.m. Naima Dhore, Somali-American farmer who grows certified organic vegetables
1:30 p.m. Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin, Main Street Project
The event is kid-friendly. Midwest Food Connection will be offering child-focused programming throughout the fair. Kids are welcome to explore the fair and plant a seedling with MFC!
Members of the co-op’s board of directors will be at the CSA Fair welcome table. Stop by and hear about their work on behalf of co-op owners!
Sitka Salmon Shares Special
Sitka Salmon Shares is offering $50 off shares sold at the CSA Fair. Plus, Sitka will donate $25 to Seward Co-op’s April SEED grant recipient for reach share sold. We would also like to thank Sitka Salmon Shares for sponsoring our food specials: fish tacos and smoked salmon benedict. Order them at the café during the fair!
List of CSA Fair farmers:
Amador Hill Farm & Orchard (Women’s Environmental Institute)
Northwoods Mushrooms (formerly Cherry Tree House Mushrooms)