West Seattle Farmers’ Market highlights for today

From the Neighborhood Farmers’ Market Alliance, some of what you’ll find in The Junction, 10 am-2 pm today:




GREENS: Rapini, Dandelion, French Sorrel, Bok Choy

GREEN GARLIC – new baby garlic tops

Blossoms: Quince, Plum , Currant Magnolia (White and Pink) branches. Beautiful!

Daffodils, Tulips, Pussy Willows, Forsythia.

EGGS: Lovingly collected every morning from organically fed, run-around-the-barnyard local chickens and ducks. Growing Things, Rickman Gulch Farm, Stokesberry Farm.

Toboton Goat Farm: Excellent cuts of leg, chops, riblets and whole goat. Tastes like lamb…


Local Farmstead Cheeses: Cow, sheep, buffalo and goat cheeses. Goudas, Cheddars, Fresh Mozzarella, Brie, Pecorino, Parmesan, Provolone, Semi-soft blue, Aged and Raw varieties. So many cheeses to choose from this time of year…

GREENS: Mixed fresh and braising greens. Rapini, Dandelion, Arugula, Mustard Greens, Collards, Mizuna

Kale; Lacinato, Green and Purple





Jerusalem Artichokes

Garlic – Red, White and Elephant


Winter Squash


Dried +Shelling Beans: Black, Cannellini, Cranberry.

Cabbage: Red, White and Savoy

Carrots: Orange , Maroon

Onions: Yellow Onions

Beets – Red, Golden, Chioggia , Cylinder


Cabbage: Red, Green and Savoy

Potatoes: Yukon Golds, Yellow Finn, Fingerlings, Russet

APPLES: Braeburn, Fuji , Pink Lady

WINES: Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet, Syrah and Blends from Sweetbread Cellars on Vashon Island . Brought to Market by Sea Breeze Farm. Sweet Raspberry wine from Rockridge Farms.

SOUP STOCKS: Veal, chicken, beef, duck and lamb stocks; rich, gelatinous stocks for your best home recipes – Sea Breeze Farms

FISH: Wild Salmon: Smoked and frozen Sockeye, KING and Coho. Also Lox, Jerky, Salmon sausage and patties, Chum Caviar, Pickled Salmon

WILD MUSHROOMS: Dried varieties.


Apples, Wild Huckleberries, Peaches, Apricots, Prunes, Asian Pears, Bosc Pears

Tomatoes, Celery Leaf, Hot Chilies, Garlic Powders

Dried Herbs: Basil, Parsley Dried Mushrooms: Chanterelles, Lobster, Porcini, Truffle Salt

PORK: Organic/Pasture-Raised and finished pork from Bow ( Samish Bay ) and Reardan , WA (Wooly Pigs) and Sedro Woolley (Skagit River Ranch). All cuts; frozen and smoked. Loin, chops, roasts, ham, bacon, sausages, porchetta. LARD.

BEEF: Organic pasture raised and finished beef from Samish Bay , Olsen Farms, Skagit River Ranch and Seabreeze Farms. Steaks, Roasts, Hamburger, Summer Sausage, Andouille Sausage, Jerky, London Broil, soup bones, dog bones…

CHICKEN and DUCK: Free-run locally raised chickens and ducks. Fresh and frozen fryers, stewing hens and roasters. Chicken liver (pate) and chicken stock. Stokesberry Farm, Growing Things and Rickman Gulch Farm.

VEAL: Veal Ribs, Loin Chops, Top Round, Shanks. Sea Breeze Farm

LAMB: Fresh cuts, ground fresh – Sea Breeze Farm

GOAT MEAT: From Sea Breeze Farm on Vashon Island and Toboton Creek Boer Goat Farm in Yelm.

PATE’: Pate de Foie (chicken, pork and calf liver with red wine, cream and garlic. Also chicken livers simmered in butter and cognac).


Port Madison Farm: FRESH Goat cheese: Chevre, Brie, Gruyere-style, Yogurts.

Samish Bay: Queso Fresco, Farmer Cheese (spreadable – uncooked), Feta

Mozzarella. Yogurt. Also Organic Gouda (from Jersey cows): Flavored Goudas : Cumin, Nettle, Mont Blanchard, Montasio

Mt. Townsend Creamery (Port Townsend): Cow’s milk cheeses. Brie, Tomme and Camembert.

Sea Breeze Farm ( Vashon Island ): Aged Cow’s milk (7 mos) Goat’s (aged 3mos), fresh whey Ricotta, Crème Fraiche, Buttermilk, Milk and Heavy Cream.

River Valley Cheese ( Fall City ): Raw Cow and Goat milk cheeses. Hard Goat Cheese, fresh Goat Chevre, flavored fresh Goat Chevre, Feta, Cow’s milk cheeses soaked in Cabernet and Pike Place Ale, Cow’s milk Cheddar. Cow’s milk Pepper Jack. Fresh Mozzarella. Fresh Whey.

Golden Glen Creamery: Cow’s milk Cheddars (Plain, Sweet Basil, Red Pepper, Jalapeño), Gouda , Curds, Parmesan, Feta, Mozzarella. FRESH CREAMERY BUTTER.

FRESH PASTA: Fresh egg, red bell pepper, basil, squid ink, carrot, tomato and spinach pasta made with semolina flour. Also fresh raviolis with olive & artichoke, mushroom, pumpkin, spinach/roasted garlic, goat cheese and 4-cheese fillings. From La Pasta

HONEY: Blackberry & Wildflower; Raw, unheated & unfiltered. Raw Honeycomb.

PASTRIES: Pies, pretzels, tarts, brulee, gateau, cookies, scones, cinnamon rolls, brownies, cookies, muffins, loaf cakes, biscotti, granolas. FLYING APRON VEGAN baked goods; cakes, scones, muffins, cookies, tarts. PIES BY JENNY: Sweet and Savory Pies and Tarts made from Farmers Market ingredients. BELLES BUNS: French style pastries; croissant, bouchon, tarts, desserts, cookies, sauces.

CIDERS – Apple, Apple Raspberry, Apple Apricot, Spiced Apple, Cherry-Apple, Ginger Lemonade from Rockridge Farms and Woodring Foods.

HARD CIDERS – Apple, Honey (Mead), Apple, Berry from Rockridge Orchards

JAMS, JELLIES, SAUCES, SPREADS AND PRESERVES: White Chocolate Marzipan, Bittersweet chocolate, Chocolate Hazelnut, Milk Chocolate sauces from Woodring Foods. Lavender, Rose Petal, Raspberry, Peach Chipotle, Marionberry, Black Raspberry, Golden Raspberry, Black Currant, Tayberry, Lingonberry, Blueberry, Strawberry Rhubarb, Apricot, Apple, Pumpkin jams and spreads from Woodring Foods. Ginger Chutney from Woodring Foods. Peach, Apricot, Blackberry and Blueberry jams from Growing Things.

2 Replies to "West Seattle Farmers' Market highlights for today"

  • Barbara Thomson April 7, 2008 (12:14 pm)


  • WSB April 7, 2008 (12:21 pm)

    West Seattle Farmers’ Market is in the West Seattle Junction on the southeast corner of 44th/Alaska, right behind Key Bank.

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