Join Us for the First Sunday of Spring!

artichokes are flowers
Artichokes are Flowers Too!

There are five feet of snow on the ground in Michigan, but here at the Kensington Farmers' Market we have 150 feet of uninterrupted organic produce. Besides the beautiful flowers that Thomas Farms brings to our market every week we have flowers you can eat.  
Artichokes are at their peak right now (yes, artichokes are flowers) along with three varieties of cauliflowers that will make delicious side dishes (see side bar).

Salads are another great celebration of Spring. How about some romaine, oak leaf, butter, or organic arugula and spinach to put on your table?
The asparagus from the Delta and the Salinas Valley are another indicator that the Spring Equinox has once again brought longer days to grow new harvests for the Market. As a California Certified Farmers' Market, we grow what we sell.

Get Ready for Spring with Sharp Tools

It is officially spring and time for spring cleaning in the garden. Sharp Brothers can help you get your pruning done more quickly and easily with sharp tools. Your plants and shrubs will benefit from a nice, clean cut from newly sharpened tools. Five garden tools or knives for $25.00. Get sharp while you shop.

Come taste Spring, invite a farmer to your table!
Chris Hall
Your Market Manager (AKA El Jefe)
music at Kensington Farmers' Market

Quake City Jug Band

Get ready to shake to Quake City Jug Band starring Natasha Haugnes, John Tuttle, Steve Scott and Myron Grossman. They play early American blues and swing, and some other songs that fit with their musical mayhem sensibilities.

Calling All Cauliflower

It was hard to pick just one, so we are passing on all five recipes from a January New York TImes blog.
Healthy and happy eaters get ready for cauliflower goodness.

Flowers for the Table

Beside edible flowers, there are a bright array of flowers ready to grace your table.
Anemones from Thomas Farms are delicate yet long-lasting gems.
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