We blush! Food52 names HFM as top 10 in America!

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Farmers’ Market News
July 15, 2015 – Vol. 7 Issue 27

Aloha FarmLovers!

We are tickled pink! Food52, one of our very favorite online entities has given our Hale’iwa Farmers’ Market a nod in their list of 10 of America’s Best Farmers’ Markets! This is our kind of Bucket List, for sure. How many have you visited? Take a peek, then peruse through their recipes and videos… see you in a few hours.

Need something insiring to watch?

Try this on for size! A life-long Bronx resident and educator, Stephen Ritz has come up with a unique way to engage his students and change their surroundings.

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS SHARON & SAMMY!

We missed having SamSha Sugarcane Juice at the markets this weekend… but we are cool with that. They were busy getting hitched and celebrating LOVE with family and friends! Best wishes to these cuties!

 

 

SCREEN ON THE GREEN THIS THURSDAY!

Join us after the market for a great family screening of SURF’S UP!
Bring blankets or chairs, hang out, eat, drink and watch movie! Donations accepted to off-set the price of the film. See ya there!
AT THE MARKETS








EAT FRESH
Please follow our FARMLOVERS Pinterest pages, for these and many more great ideas for cooking with fresh, local produce!

Saving our pollinators… four stories.

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Farmers’ Market News
July 8, 2015 – Vol. 7 Issue 26

Aloha FarmLovers!

Please enjoy this article from Yes! Magazine, written by Miles Schneiderman

Meet the Scientist Breeding More Resilient Bees (And 4 Other People Working to Save the Pollinators)
With honeybee populations on the decline, scientists, lawyers, and even artists have set out to save humanity’s most important pollinators.


Marla Spivak: Breeding bees to detect disease
In 1974, a bored teenager picked up a book about bees in the library. Immediately fascinated by bees and the people who loved and cared for them, she went to work for a commercial beekeeper in New Mexico. “I never looked back,” Dr. Marla Spivak says.

Spivak, who now holds a doctorate in entomology from the University of Kansas, has recently turned her efforts to raising awareness of the declining bee population over the last decade, a situation with serious consequences. “Bees are the most important pollinators of flowering plants, which includes most fruits, vegetables, and nuts in our diet,” she says. “Our nutrition, health, and food supply depend on bees.”
In her lab at the University of Minnesota, Spivak breeds bees for hygienic behavior. “Hygienic bees are able to detect diseased and parasitized brood-immature bees-and weed them out of the nest,” she says. continue reading

 

If it’s Thursday… it must be Market Yoga time!

Noelani Love, of Noelani Studios  offers a yoga class on the lawn at the Haleiwa Farmers’ Market! Bring a mat and enjoy some yoga! She will start at 5pm by the coconut tree on the lawn, in the shade near the henna tent. Cost is $5-10 sliding scale. BYO mat, towel and water.

AT THE MARKETS






EAT FRESH
Please follow our FARMLOVERS Pinterest pages, for these and many more great ideas for cooking with fresh, local produce!

Movie Thursday & Open on Saturday the 4th!

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Farmers’ Market News
July 2, 2015 – Vol. 7 Issue 25

Aloha FarmLovers!

Saturday is Independence Day, and we will be OPEN for business at both our Pearlridge and Kakaako locations. So be sure to come by and get all the freshest ingredients for your celebrations! And there are a few recipes below, if you need some tasty ideas!

It’s time for Waimea Valley’s
Screen on the Green! 

 

This week, camp out on the lawn and enjoy George of the Jungle! Did you know that some of the scenes were filmed in the Valley? Pretty cool. All your favorite foodies will be on hand to make sure you have plenty to eat. And the event is free, but donations are encouraged to offset the costs to the Valley.

Also this Thursday…

Noelani Love, of Noelani Studios will begin offering a yoga class on the lawn at the Haleiwa Farmers’ Market! Bring a mat and enjoy some yoga! She will start at 5pm by the coconut tree on the lawn, in the shade near the henna tent. Cost is $5-10 sliding scale. BYO mat, towel and water.

AT THE MARKETS







EAT FRESH
Please follow our FARMLOVERS Pinterest pages, for these and many more great ideas for cooking with fresh, local produce!

click for recipe

Turkey Burgers with Lemon Mayonnaise

Frisée-and-Potato Salad
 click for info

Sandia Smash


recipe

Let’s Help Create More Farmers

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Farmers’ Market News
June 24, 2015 – Vol. 7 Issue 24

 

Let’s Help Create More Farmers

New York Times

The Opinion Pages, by Mark Bittman   

Just about everyone agrees that we need more farmers. Currently, nearly 30 percent are 65 or older, and fewer than 10 percent are under 35. The number of farmers is likely to fall further with continuing consolidation and technological innovation.

But displacement of farmers is neither desirable nor inevitable. We need to put more young people on smaller farms, the kinds that will grow nourishing food for people instead of food that sickens us or yields products intended for animals or cars.

The problem is land, which is often prohibitively expensive. Farmland near cities is prized by developers and the wealthy looking for vacation homes, hobby farms or secure investments. Many farmers have no choice but to rent land for a year or two before being asked to move and start all over, because the purchase of even the smallest plot is out of their reach. continue reading (and be sure to read the comments section!)

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Nothing says Fathers’ Day like BACON!

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Farmers’ Market News
June 17, 2015 – Vol. 7 Issue 23

Aloha FarmLovers!

Nothing says “I love you dad” quite like bacon. There, I’ve said it. Be sure to swing by the Link booth at the market this week to pick up your fresh local bacon so you can shower dad with all things bacon. Our recipe section features some perfect ideas for a great celebration, so be sure to check it out!

Free yoga for your Dad!

Did you know that Aloha Yoga Kula holds class on the lawn at 9:00AM each and every Sunday? They rotate teachers so you can try out all the fabulous instructors. Come to yoga Sunday morning at KailuaTown Farmers’ Market and bring your Dad for FREE! What a fun way to celebrate Fathers’ Day.  Click here to check out all the classes and instructors at Aloha Yoga Kula. Mahalo.

 

 IT”S MOVIE TIME!

Bring your lawn chairs, or blankets… and head over to Waimea Valley this Thursday for the screening of THE GOONIES, following the market. Come hungry, oh heck, come thirsty, too! Lots of great food and drink. This is gonna be a great summer tradition, so don’t miss it!

It’s time for SUMMER HOURS for our Haleiwa Farmers’ Market. By popular demand we will be staying open till 7pm… so that gives you an extra hour to play with us in the valley! See you there Thursday, 2-7pm…

THIS WEEK’S MARKETS:

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