Vendor Stories

Articles about the various and wonderful suppliers to the Agricultural Institute’s farmers’ markets

Interested in helping students experience sustainable food systems first hand?

By |2018-02-08T11:03:00-08:00February 8th, 2018|Homepage, News, Press, Vendor Stories|

Volunteer with the Agricultural Institute of Marin's Farm Field Studies Program! The Farm Field Studies Program brings children and young adults from around the Bay Area to local farms. Students help harvest fresh vegetables, prepare and eat simple dishes using ingredients from the farm, tour fields in different growing stages, learn about soil microbes, conduct pond or creek [...]

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Fine dining requires no white tablecloth when it comes to Barrio Marin and soon to open Barrio Fresca Cocina Mexicana

By |2017-09-07T11:04:38-08:00September 7th, 2017|Chefs Who Shop the Market, Homepage, News, Vendor Stories|

Fine dining requires no white tablecloth when it comes to Barrio Marin and soon to open Barrio Fresca Cocina Mexicana The husband and wife Rosas duo tell their story in the Edible Marin & Wine Country: Mole is The Tie That Binds Fall issue.  

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The Voice | The Little Gem of Marin

By |2017-05-04T11:11:46-08:00May 4th, 2017|Chefs Who Shop the Market, Events, Market News, News, Press, Vendor Stories|

As a senior about to leave to go to college on the East Coast, I have been taking time to appreciate the beauty of the Bay Area. One of the things I will miss most about Marin is the Sunday Farmers Market at the Civic Center, a treasure that I have been frequenting with my [...]

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Farm to Table Talk: For Richer Or Poorer — Peter Healy

By |2017-04-05T11:29:26-08:00April 5th, 2017|News, Press, Vendor Stories|

Farm to Table Talk explores issues and the growing interest in the story of how and where the food on our tables is produced, processed and marketed. The host, Rodger Wasson is a food and agriculture veteran. Although he was the first of his family to leave the grain and livestock farm after five generations [...]

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Sage Bakehouse makes Bay Area’s Best savory Pies: Found at the Clement St Farmers Market

By |2016-06-22T11:18:45-08:00June 22nd, 2016|Market News, News, Vendor Stories|

It took nine months for Nicholas Lee to be happy with his pastry recipe. The proprietor of Sage Bakehouse, a savory hand pie stand at the Clement Street Farmers’ Market, knew that the crust, more than filling, makes or breaks a pie. So he spent months testing options, using friends and family as guinea pigs, [...]

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Try an Apple That’s Not Suffering from Jet Lag

By |2017-03-22T09:13:28-08:00November 27th, 2012|Vendor Stories|

Full Interview Dave Hale - Hale's Apple Farm How did you become a farmer? I was sitting in the lifeguard chair watching the river roll on by, and decided that I wanted to contribute something to society that was positive - so I decided to feed people. How long have you been farming? I’ve been [...]

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Say Cheese

By |2017-03-22T09:13:28-08:00October 27th, 2012|Vendor Stories|

Full Interview Eric Patterson - Cowgirl Creamery How long has Cowgirl Creamery been producing cheese? It’s our 11th year. Cowgirl started just making fresh cheese. It grew out of Sue Conley’s friendship with Ellen Straus. The initial idea was to help Straus Family Farms market their really great milk by making a unique product out [...]

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