We had a great week on September 5 celebrating Kasey Kahne Day. Kasey’s dad Kelly brought Kasey’s first race car to market and Marilyn from CC’s on Cole loaned us Flat Kasey for selfie and photo opportunities.
School is back in session and fall sports are also in full effect. The market is just now hitting the peak of harvest season. The farmers on the plateau are bringing the best products ever for our final weeks. And we are gearing up for a big market celebration on September 26th. We have a chef demo, kids’ scavenger hunt and more fantastic live music planned for the last market day of 2019.
If you are interested in helping out with setup, load out or other market activities in these final weeks, please reach out to the Board. The days are getting shorter, so load out help after market is closed at 7:00pm is especially needed right now.
Do you grow your own veggies and fruit at home? We have just the contest for you! Bring one home-grown ugly produce to display at market and see how ugly yours are compared to other market patrons!
And of course a we have a vendor category. Let’s see just how ugly some of our own vendors’ items are this week.
Don’t forget to stop by the Market Information Tent to pick up tickets for the 2nd Annual Pig Raffle. Support the market and you might just win and fill your freezer with delicious L & B Mini Ranch pork this winter.
And hey, did you know that September 5 has been Kasey Kahne Day in Enumclaw since 2005? And of course our market is on Kasey Kahne Drive/First Street.
Come to market this week in your favorite KK gear. Let’s celebrate everything KK! Hometown kid that made it big in racing and NASCAR. KK will not be in attendance.
#nowyouknow #enumclawtrivia #kaseykahne
We are proud to announce the we have a truly local fish monger at market this week! Fritz’s True Caught Seafoods is an Enumclaw-owned business that has just returned from the Bristol Bay fishery with some pretty darn gorgeous fish! We are very proud to have them participate for the rest of the season. Show them some marine cuisine love and pick up your sockeye salmon, halibut and sablefish. Fritz only participates in Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market and our market in 2019. This truly is a major catch for Enumclaw!
We are closing out August with some really great produce from our regular vendors and they are also transitioning to some fall favorites including delicata squash, fall brassicas, root veggies, etc. But this warm weather still means lots of tomatoes and peppers!
Stock up for your Labor Day barbeque with meat, fish and veggies, as well as other tasty treats!
Oh, and we have also launched our annual Pig Raffle Fundraiser! Stop by the Market Information Tent and pick up your tickets to win a whole pig. Tickets are $5 per ticket or 5 tickets for $20.
And we will be announcing the details about Edible Enumclaw (where the Pig Raffle winning ticket is drawn) very soon!
It’s going to be another awesome week at the market. The weather is forecast to be much more comfortable this week. We have a few new vendors, another giveaway, and we kick off our annual Pig Raffle fundraiser. Thank you President Lisa Smith and her husband Burt at L & B Mini Ranch for donating a whole pig again this year.
Stop by the market information booth to find out more about the giveaway and to see the cookbooks in person.
If you wish to purchase raffle tickets, you can get them at the information tent on market day or from any one of our Board Members.
The bounty of summer has arrived! Please visit with Ode to Joy Farm, Cedar Spring Farm of Enumclaw and Kauffman Growers for your produce this week. We have a Butterfusion joining us for the first time. Neighborlady Cheese and Fantello Farmstead Creamery will have all kinds of cheesy goodness to satisfy your palette.
And be sure to visit with our FFA volunteers who will be doing a little market research with a dot survey this week.
Next week is National Farmers Market week. Stay tuned to see what we have cooking up for you! And EPFM volunteers will be helping out with Sundays on Cole this coming weekend.