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DRFM 2016 Rules

Hours and Location for 2016
Fort Collins, CO: 802 W. Drake Road
Parking lot near Northwest Corner of W. Drake & Worthington
Saturdays April 16 - September 24, 2016
Hours 10 AM - 1 PM (no sales before 9 AM)
Next Market
Saturday
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June 25, 2016
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802 W. Drake Road
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Music by
Jester Jay
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Fresh This Week
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Asparagus
Tomato Plants
Greenhouse Tomatoes
Spinaches
MicroGreens
Mushrooms
Lettuces
Garlic
Garlic Scapes
Kohlrabi
Peas
CHERRIES
Beets
Radishes
Baby Turnips
Broccolis
Strawberries

Always Expected at Market
Breads
Pastas
Honey
Salsas
Tamales
Soaps, Creams
Handmade Clothing
Coffee
Sausages, Pierogies
Cookies
Pies
Goat Meat, Milk and Cheeses
Jams
Poultry Eggs

June Produce comes in !


Shout out to The Coloradoan ( our home town LOCAL newspaper ) for a recent article by Linda Hoffman. Local Farmers' Markets

Warmer weather ( and sunshine ! ) mean a wider variety of dark leafy greens. Fresh Peas are showing up, at Miller Farms. Get there early, as they sell out FAST ! Sugar Snaps are showing also.

Peas

2016 Colorado Farm Fresh Directory is now available at farmers' markets across the state. Your TAX dollars at work !

Fresh Colorado Sweet Cherries are in ! Find them at C & R Farms and at Croft Family Farm ( from Morton's Organic Orchards ).

Cherries

Expected ABSENT this week are:

Rocky Mountain Macarons

Elevate Chiropractic

Sustainable Spoon

Kettle Korn

Earth Elements Organics is gone for the summer. Visit their website to order online !

Earthly Arts : Aromatherapy for your pets !

Wagon Wheel: Beef Jerky and Pickles

The Acupuncture Clinic

NEW/RETURNING Vendors this week !

Hydration Station (Stop by for a cooling spray of mist. Bottled water available for sale from Micah.)

Meadow Maid Foods ( with Foxy Herbals )

Morning Fresh Dairy

Loco Bueno

Lori of Simply Baked ( next to Miller Farms ) will have Cinnamon rolls, chocolate raspberry cupcakes, regular, parmesan and cinnamon pretzels, and pies made of peach, strawberry/rhubarb or apple.

Sincerely, Nan Zimmerman

PS. I made a trip to Pappardelles's Pasta in Denver and brought back a bunch of new raviolis. Also a Kale Pesto to try ! The Mountain Asparagus Ravioli is pictured below.

Ravioli


Vegetable of the week !

Find Hakurai Turnips at Croft Family Farms, Miller Farms and On The Vine. These are so good peeled and eaten raw. Fresh and crunchy !

Hakurai Turnips


FACEBOOK
Many of our vendors have Facebook pages. Pls visit them, and like them !
Drake Road Farmers' Market
Pappardelle's Pastas by Pasta Pazza
Loco Bueno Green Chile
Miller Farms
Croft Family Farm
Peritus Coffee
The Sustainable Spoon
Colorado's Best Tamales


Agustina's

Agustina's

Jessi Godinez uses her family's kitchen at El Burrito to cook up some of her Grandmother Agustina's favorite recipes.

Agustina's Restaurant Style Salsa is available in: Original (HOT), extra Garlic (MED.) Tomatillo (MED), and Mild. Jessi also brings flour tortillas ( plain, whole wheat and chile ).


Links

We are proud members of the Colorado Farmers Market Association. We are also listed with Local Harvest.



Vendors At Our Market
Farm/Business Name Name Produce/Items Sold Contact Information
Vegetable Growers
Croft Family Farm LLC Steve and Michelle Cockroft Fresh vegetables, produced organically (970) 371-3134
On The Vine Ryan Stubby Seasonal veggies including specialty greens, herbs plus the usual summer goodies (913) 433-8110
Meadow Maid Foods Cindy and Mary Ridenour Vegetables grown under row covers in Wyoming (307) 534-2289
Miller Family Farms Chris & Joe Miller Asparagus, Sweet Corn, Potatoes, Carrots, Beets, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Squash, Cabbage, Melons, Green Beans + LOTS MORE ! (970) 785-6133
Mushroom Haus MicroFarm Mark & Julie Kogler Mushrooms, MicroGreens & other Vegetables (970) 235-0149
Honey, Flowers and Fruits
C & R Farms Barbie Lytle Peaches, Pears, Apricots, Plums, Nectarines, Cherries, Apples (970) 218-6271
Whiteside Honey Michael Whiteside Bottled Honey, Beeswax, Honey Sticks, Christmas Ornaments (970) 663-2486
Bakeries
Gratefully Sweet Pies and Pastries Shannon Robinson Fruit Pies ! (843) 697-5872
Rocky Mountain Macarons Angie Terry A variety of macaron cookies (801) 735-3790
Rouxful Gourmet Sharon & Rebecca Campbell Cookies, Brownies, Biscones, Breakfast Bars, Quick Breads (970) 490-1668
Simply Baked Lori Jolli Quick Breads, Cinnamon Rolls, Muffins and Pies (970) 988-6699
The Bread Chic Christie Rich Sourdough Artisan Breads, Cookies, Pies, Jams, Muffins, Biscotti, Brownies, Aprons, Soaps, Candles (970) 305-0020
Meats & Dairy
Colorado's Best Tamales Laura Erives Hand-made Tamales, Chips, Fresh Salsas, Tortillas (719) 459-0568
High Plains Meats J & M Meats Frozen brat sausages, BBQ Babyback Ribs, BBQ Pulled Pork, Beef Jerky & Pierogoies (303) 907-7780
Homestead Ranch Heather Ische Goat Cheese, Goat milk products ( soap, lotion, lip balm ) Chicken & Duck eggs (970) 515-2122
Meadow Maid Foods Cindy and Mary Ridenour Wyoming Grass-fed Beef on selected dates (307) 534-2289
Morning Fresh Dairy Elliot Noosa Yoghurt, Fresh Milk and Chocolate Milk from Bellvue, CO (970) 482-5789
Naturall Beef Wrustler Frye Nebraska beef raised with no hormones, antibiotics or steroids. Start to finish at one ranch ! (970) 578-0863
The Sustainable Spoon Hattie Balmer Breakfast Sandwices, Beer Mac n Cheese, Spring Rolls on selected dates. (317) 902-6095
Wagon Wheel Smoke House Cliff Hummel Beef Jerky (970) 215-7611
Specialty Foods
Agustina's Mexican Foods Jessi Godinez Authentic fresh salsas, flavored tortillas, corn chips (970) 691-1102
By Eric Eric Whittington Homemade Jams & Jellies. Strawberry, Peach, Raspberry, Orange Marmalade. Fudge (970) 818-6137
Four Corners Products John Kitchens Spicy Condiments, Mustards & hot sauces. Soaps (970) 420-2925
Gilberto's Gourmet Goodness Danny Ralls Gourmet Salsas, Hot Sauces, Bloody Mary Mix, Pickles, Pasta Sauces (520) 390-3138
I Scream Colorado Cindy Bengtson Kettle Korn, Cold Beverages, Cinnamon Roasted Nuts on selected dates (720) 971-8261
Loco Bueno Greg Greisen Green & Red Chile made with Turkey Breast, also ReadyBeans (970)581-1484
Matador Mexican Grill( late May ) Carol Clem & Paul Michaelsen Snacks made with beer as an ingredient, including Beer Nuts, Hot Sauces, BeerRispies and more (720) 201-9436
Pasta Pazza Nan Zimmerman Gourmet Dry Pastas, plus Frozen Raviolis & Sauces from Pappardelle's Pasta in Denver (970) 218-5521
Peritus Coffee Quinn Schultz Whole Bean, locally roasted coffee (970) 218-2871
Rose's Creamery Jim & Tammy Rose Natural Nut Butters (303) 646-6469
SunRay Natural Farm Josh & Kirsten Hillhouse Herb & Spice blends, Tea Blends (970) 980-9393
Ten Bears Winery William Conkling Wine made in Laporte, Wine Stoppers, T-Shirts, Hats (970) 566-4043
Turtle Mountain Tea Natalie diSanto Kombucha, Fermented Vegetables ( Kimchi & Sauerkraut ) (717) 364-2223
Vitality Bombs Nora Dechant Virgin Organic Coconut Oil from a family farm in Mexico (970) 689-2324
Specialty Items & Services
Abundant Panacea Deborah Gilmore Neuromuscular therapy and massage (720) 737-2282
The Calico Kids Kendra Jeffries Handmade Clothing & Toys (970)692-1374
DoTERRA Essential Oils Summer Frazier Hand massages with DoTERRA essential oils (970) 222-1379
Earthly Arts Teresa Somal Lava bead bracelets, occasionally produce and eggs (970)286-3439
Earth Elements Organics Jana Glazer: Call for days Cold-pressed herbal extracts, Organic Balms & Oils (970) 691-3848
Elevate Chiropractic Dr. Daniel Wallis Complimentary Health & Nervous System Assessment (970) 624-0424
The Acupuncture Clinic of Fort Collins Emma Goulart, L.Ac Acupuncurist, Herbalist, Doula (970) 818-0428
Golden Poppy Herbal Apothecary Sarah Josey: Call for schedule Hand-crafted herbal teas, body-care, facial care, aromatherapy & more ! (970) 682-4373
Pain Wizard, LLC Kris Henninger Pain relieving Cream (303) 521-0632
Rawhide Ranch Barb Moncrief Custom dog leashes & collars, halters, leathercrafts. Plants & Eggs (970) 690-3043


2016 Vendors
Contact :Nan Zimmerman Drake Road Farmers' Market Manager
All vendors offering processed foods ( e.g. breads, salsas, pies, jams, etc.) need to show Health Department compliance unless applying under Cottage Food Act.

Community Booth

We will offer non-profits space at every market that we have room. Please contact Drake Road Farmers' Market Manager BEFORE coming to market. Non-profits will need to fill out the 2016 Application for Free Space.



We would like to thank Columbine Health Systems for allowing us to use their space.

Columbine

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