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Colusa County Kick’s Off Summer with Colusa & Arbuckle Farmer’s Markets

The 8th season of the Certified Arbuckle Farmers Market opened June 10, 2015 with returning favorites Bremmer’s Apricots, Starnator’s Veggies, Jefferys Pecans, Charter Family Olive Oil and much more. New additions include Two Chicks Creations Coffee and Sweets, and Market Street Grill trading off cooking dinner and dessert.

The Arbuckle Farmers Market is hosted by the Arbuckle Revitalization Committee and has become a summer staple for the community of Arbuckle – providing a valuable promotional venue for small farms and small businesses.

The Arbuckle Farmers Market will boast a variety of produce, fruits, vegetables, fresh farm eggs, olive oil, crafts, and garden advice throughout the summer.

The Arbuckle Farmers Market is held weekly on Wednesday’s from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at LaVanche Hursh Park in Arbuckle. If you are interested in becoming a vendor, contact Mary Fahey at (530) 383-4625.

The Colusa Farmers Market began its bountiful season on June 11, 2015 with many vendors returning and a new market manager.

Jennifer Diaz has selected the challenge as the manager for the Colusa Farmer’s Market. Diaz is a volunteer.

“I want the Colusa Farmers Market to be a place where business promote themselves,” said Diaz.

Diaz is currently obtaining certification status for the Colusa Farmers Market.

The certified farmers’ market concept is an effort to re-establish the traditional link between farmers and consumers in California. Put simply, certified farmers’ markets (CFM’s) are “the real thing”, places where genuine farmers sell their crops directly to the public.

Diaz believes that a Certified Farmers Market will beneficial for the Colusa Market and will help assist vendors with their certifications.

“I will even assist those who are interested in obtaining their cottage food license,” said Diaz.

The Cottage Food Operations permit is a new permit process effective January 1, 2013, allowing individuals to prepare and/or package certain non-potentially hazardous foods in private-home kitchens.

Diaz will be busy recruiting new vendors and planning a busy farmers market season in Colusa, and she invites everyone to come out and have a look.

“Come out and support your local farmers and businesses,” said Diaz.

The Colusa Farmers Market is held weekly on Thursday’s from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Veterans Memorial Park in Colusa. If you are interested in becoming a vendor, contact Jennifer Diaz at (415) 994-9082.

Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
Lloyd Green Jr, Editorhttps://williamspioneer.com
Lloyd Green Jr. is the Owner and Publisher of the Williams Pioneer Review. He is dedicated in publishing the news and informing the community of Colusa County. Lloyd has been with the publication since 2008, and purchased the business in 2010. Under his ownership the newspaper has grown significantly in subscriptions, publishes weekly, and obtained the title of Newspaper of General Circulation by the Superior Court of Colusa County in Sept. 2017. Lloyd is also the director of advertising, classified manager, legal notice clerk, and circulation manager. To contact Lloyd, email him at lloyd@colusacountynews.net or call (530) 458-4141 ext. 100.

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