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Articles with the Tag: Farmers market

Arlee market returns Arlee market returns

ARLEE – Flowers, herbs, and vegetables colored the Arlee Farmers Market on Wednesday. About half a dozen vendors set up at the new location on the south side of town where the highway forks into two sections, and they will be back again for subsequent markets until the end of the season. Nine-yea...

Tips on shopping at farmers markets

Shopping at farmers markets is one way to get delicious and fresh produce you can enjoy at home. “Getting plenty of fruits and vegetables helps families live healthier lives and reduces the likelihood of chronic disease,” said Elaine Auld, CEO of the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE)...

Arlee celebrates fall with activities for the kids Arlee celebrates fall with activities for the kids

ARLEE – Caydan Clark, 8, decorated his first pumpkin of the fall season with a design that included “a little bit of everything” at the Arlee Community Fall Festival on Saturday. After drawing black triangle-shaped eyes and a jagged mouth, Caydan added a little white glob of paint near the ...

Early vegetable yield sells well at Jocko Valley Farmers Market Early vegetable yield sells well at Jocko Valley Farmers Market

David Wolverton quickly sold out of tomatoes at the Jocko Valley Farmers Market outside of Hanging Art Gallery last week. “People get crafty,” he said of the early vegetable yield at the market. “I can get tomatoes coming early in the season and keep them producing clear into November.&r...

Polson Farmers Market opens for the season Polson Farmers Market opens for the season

POLSON — Friday was sunny, perfect for the 2014 opening of the Polson Farmers Market. At about 8:30 a.m. tents were going up, tables were unfolded, and tomato plants, jewelry, pastries, pies and bread, flowers, wooden rocking horses, bedding plants, receiving blankets, soap, jelly and many more item...

Mission Farmers Market plans to grow Mission Farmers Market plans to grow

ST. IGNATIUS — Vendors set up garden art, plants and even a Reiki table at the farmers market on Main Street. The market was on the smaller side, but it just opened earlier this month for the first time ever, and they’ve had luck on their side.  “It didn’t rain today,” s...

Ronan Farmers Market sees growth spurt Ronan Farmers Market sees growth spurt

RONAN — For many residents, small farmers markets are an integral part of their lives and livelihoods. The opportunity to sell produce and other goods directly to customers allows producers to eliminate a costly middleman grocery or department store and facilitates growth within the community.  ...

Farmers Market had great season

Editor, Good-bye eggplant; so long fresh garlic; bye-bye carrots, and flowers and jewelry, breads, and all things hand-crafted. What a grand market it was every Friday in Polson. Special thanks to those businesses on Third Street West that cooperated with sharing their store fronts for this event. We say a...


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