October 4, 2019 | Volume 15, Issue 32
Market Updates
Sleep in an extra hour this Saturday because we open at 9AM this week! That's right, October through March the Hollywood Farmers Market will be starting at 9am and running until the usual 1pm. And what a great time to visit us. We still have a spread of hot season crops, but now you can also load up on items that will store for months and you can simply cook when needed. How convenient! Come stock up on hearty foods and say hello!

  • Joining us this week: 2 Towns Cider, 503 Distilling, Bull Run Distillery, Cranberry Kitchen, Dragonfly Forge, More Bees, and No Mess Chef.

  • Off this week: Dancing Light Ranch, Fire Brew, Freeland Spirits, Ken & June's Hazelnuts, Leikam Brewery, Mic's Mix, NOBULL, Rise up Remedies, Stone Barn Brandyworks, Westward Whiskey, Townshend's Distillery, Westward Whiskey, and Wet Wizard. There has been an early frost this year and Herr's Family Farm is out for at least two weeks due to crop loss. Hopefully if the plants bounce back we will see their beautiful flowers again before the season is up. Fingers crossed!

  • Off for the winter: Maryhill Fruit Company and Sage and Sea Farms. Thank you for the delicious fruit and shrubs!

Did you know the corn below makes delicious popcorn? Place this on your hearth for the winter and after it has fully dried (which usually takes many months) toss it in a pan and test it out. Yum!
One of Portland's most beloved vegetables the Brussels sprout is in! The list of different ways to enjoy this tiny cabbage is endless; steamed and roasted, fried with bacon, drizzled with balsamic reduction. Mmmmm!
There are so many varieties of squash at market right now. Chilacayote anyone? This squash is a mainstay in Oaxaca, Mexico and can be eaten raw, cooked in soup or used to make refreshing beverages.
Sandy Saunders Band will be playing live. Coffee and delicious treats will be waiting for you. Come on down!
Board Applications due this Monday October 7th!
Want to make a difference in your community and shape the future of your neighborhood farmers market? Hollywood Farmers Market is looking for new members to join our volunteer board of directors!

As a non-profit organization, HFM relies on our volunteer board to oversee the direction, sustainability, and financial health of the Hollywood and Lloyd Farmers Markets. The deadline for applications is Monday, October 7, 2019 - go to hollywoodfarmersmarket.org/board2020 to learn more and apply. Board members will also have a community booth at the farmers market this Saturday and next, for you to ask questions and learn more.
Pie Contest: Saturday, October 5th!
Bring a delicious pie to the farmers market this Saturday, October 5th to enter into our Pie Contest - a fundraiser for programs at the Hollywood Farmers Market.

To enter, drop off your pie at the HFM information booth by 10am on Saturday. Pies will be judged on appearance, originality and deliciousness, and must feature an ingredient from a Hollywood Farmers Market vendor. You must submit a list of ingredients with your pie.

If you're more of an eater than a baker, get your fork ready, because at 10:30 we'll be selling slices of pie for $4, as a fundraiser for our farmers market programs.

Happy baking (and eating)!
Recipe of the Week: Sweet Potato Chickpea Salad
1 C dried chickpeas 
2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed 
3 medium carrots, sliced 1/2" 
2 T olive oil 
1 T honey 
1 t cumin 
1 small red pepper, chopped 
2 cloves garlic, minced 
1/2 t cinnamon 
1 1/2 t chipotle paste 
1/4 C cilantro, chopped 
1/2 C feta, crumbled 

Cook chickpeas and set aside. 

Preheat oven to 350. Toss sweet potatoes and carrots with oil, honey, and cumin, lightly salt, and roast until soft, about 40 minutes. 

Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium high. Saute garlic and red pepper several minutes. Add cinnamon and mix well. Add cooked chickpeas and stir to coat. Add chipotle paste and mix well. Lightly salt. Combine vegetables, chickpeas, feta, and cilantro. 
Looking for a farmers market to pick up some midweek groceries?
Tuesdays 10am-2pm
Year Round!

lloydfarmersmarket.com  for more information or to sign up for weekly updates
Entertainment and Events

Sandy Saunders Band

Special Events

Saturday, October 5th:
Pie Contest
Pies due at 10am

Saturday, October 19th: Cooking Demo with Sara Calderon
10am to 12pm

Saturday, October 26th:
Hollyween Family and Pet Parade
Featured Products
October 5th, 2019
Red Dragon Napa Cabbage
Stoneboat Farm
With a vibrant magenta-purple color and contrasting white midibs, this is one beautiful and charismatic cabbage!

Beeswax Wraps
More Bees
These beeswax wraps are a great alternative to plastic wrap! They are biodegradable and compostable while also lasting up to a year, and can be used to seal in freshness and protect against oxidation. Just wash in cold or tepid water, and some mild dish soap if needed.

APR - SEP:  Every Saturday, 8AM - 1PM
OCT - NOV:  Every Saturday, 9AM - 1PM
DEC - MAR:  1st & 3rd Saturdays, 9AM - 1PM
NE Hancock Street between 44th and 45th Avenues (one block south of Sandy Blvd). In the Grocery Outlet parking lot.

For more information call (503) 709-7403, or check us out online at  www.hollywoodfarmersmarket.org .

See you Saturday at the market!