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Chewelah Farmer’s Market

In our little town of Chewelah, Washington :population~ 2,309: {can I hear a unified, HeeHaw-worthy “Yee Ha”?} we have a nice little Farmer’s Market every Friday afternoon.  It is located in the beautiful setting of our city park.

There is a great variety to be found.  For lunch we ate some freshly made Piroshky-type goodies. 

The live entertainment was a perfect addition to the quaint setting.

I purchased a grocery bag full of these garlic scapes for a $1.  This was another 1st-time experience for me.  I cooked up some for dinner and I loved them!

Here is little Noah {grand guy #1} at his first Farmer’s Market.  He actually slept through the event but I wanted to get a picture of him in his cute little hat.  When his mama pulled his head slightly back, this is the face we got.  

We were able to get in on another ‘sweet treat’ on the way home.  My nieces decided that, with their grandma’s help, they wanted to sell cinnamon rolls in front of their house.

so they did…YUM!

I think my favorite thing about a Farmer’s Market is soaking in the environment and talking to people.  I love to hear their passion about their home-grown harvest, their artisan breads,  their fresh, local honey, etc…  They {generally} love to share their stories and their knowledge. 

It’s heart-warming, fun and worthwhile!

It also makes me think, “What could I contribute to a Farmer’s Market???”

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July 16, 2011 - Posted by | healthy living, my neck of the woods!

7 Comments »

  1. You’ll think of something, I’m sure! Looks wonderful, I should have gone down, but didn’t!

    Comment by Dolly May | July 16, 2011 | Reply

    • You were a little busy to slip away yesterday… 🙂

      Comment by Elaine | July 16, 2011 | Reply

      • I think I’m going to have to drive up there and experience all those home grown goodies! love the picture of your adorable grandson!

        Comment by Lainie Anderson Hicks | July 16, 2011 | Reply

  2. Look at all the wonderful fruit and veggies. i agree with you, I love the atmosphere at a Farmer’s Market. How sweet that little family group entertaining. That little town looks like it’s out of an All American Book! Thanks for sharing!

    Comment by Junebug | July 16, 2011 | Reply

  3. I love the Chewelah’s Farmer’s Market! It always makes my heart happy everytime I go!

    Comment by rosie | July 16, 2011 | Reply

  4. Way cute Elaine…Luv Luv the River setting…We also have a little farmers market here in Bonners Ferry….But your setting is way sweeter!

    Comment by Karen English | July 16, 2011 | Reply

  5. I just had garlic scapes last night! YUMMO!!! Looks like you had a little bit of country fun with Jackie and Noah..fun fun fun!!!

    Comment by amberrose | July 17, 2011 | Reply


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