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DRFM 2016 Rules

Hours and Location for 2016
Fort Collins, CO: 802 W. Drake Road
Parking lot near Northwest Corner of W. Drake & Worthington
Saturdays April 16 - September 24, 2016
Hours 10 AM - 1 PM (no sales before 9 AM)
Next Market
Saturday
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May 7, 2016
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802 W. Drake Road
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Music by
Caleb Crain
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Fresh This Week
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Asparagus
Bedding Plants
Flowers
Spinach
Arugula
Bok Choy
Lettuces
Spring Garlics

Always Expected at Market
Breads
Pastas
Honey
Salsas
Tamales
Soaps, Creams
Handmade Clothing
Coffee
Cookies
Pies
Milks & Yogurts

Next Market: May 7


Weather report is for sun this Saturday, with possible afternoon showers. Anyone who came to last Saturday's market had to have felt they were entering a maze of canopies and rain sheets ! We looked like a little refugee town.

Thanks to the Coloradoan for the recent story. Northern Colorado Farmers' Markets get under wayby Jake Laxen

Not every vendor can come every market. If you have any questions about whether your favorite vendor is at market, feel free to call me (970) 218-5521.

We welcome back Morning Fresh Dairy. They will be bringing milk in glass bottles, plus their award winning Noosa Yogurt !

Morning Fresh Dave

Josh of SunRay Natural Farm says his hens have been laying nicely. So he will have chicken eggs for market, with other species ( duck, quail ) later on. His girls are fed only sprouted whole grains, greens and bugs from the farm. No chicken feed = NO GMO corn and soy !

Non-profit booth this week is by CSU Ecological Restoration Club. Students will be selling native plants

Hanging Basket

Miller Farms has lots of purple asparagus. Also, some lovely hanging baskets, just in time for Mother's Day !

Expected NEW vendors this week are:

Rebel Popcorn

Homestead Ranch

Kaleb's Katch

Gratefully Sweet Pies and Pastries

Matt O'ChainSaw

Sincerely, Nan Zimmerman


FACEBOOK
Many of our vendors have Facebook pages. Pls visit them, and like them !
Drake Road Farmers' Market
Pappardelle's Pastas by Pasta Pazza
Loco Bueno Green Chile
Miller Farms
Croft Family Farm
Peritus Coffee
The Flour Bin
The Sustainable Spoon
Colorado's Best Tamales


The Bread Chic

Christi brings freshly baked loaves of bread which she has leavened with her own sourdough starter. My favorite is the Rosemary, but my husband is partial to the Cinnamon Swirl ! You will also find pies, fruit jams and coconut macaroons.

Sourdough Breads


Links

We are proud members of the Colorado Farmers Market Association. We are also listed with Local Harvest.



Vendors At Our Market
Farm/Business Name Name Produce/Items Sold Contact Information
Vegetable Growers
Croft Family Farm LLC Steve and Michelle Cockroft Fresh vegetables, produced organically (970) 356-6166
Double Dig Farm Amy Kousch Fresh seasonal vegetables, produced organically from non-GMO seedstock (413) 427-8458
Meadow Maid Foods Cindy and Mary Ridenour Vegetables grown under row covers in Wyoming (307) 534-2289
Miller Family Farms Chris & Joe Miller Asparagus, Sweet Corn, Potatoes, Carrots, Beets, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Squash, Cabbage, Melons, Green Beans + LOTS MORE ! (970) 785-6133
Mushroom Haus MicroFarm Mark & Julie Kogler Mushrooms, MicroGreens & other Vegetables (970) 235-0149
Honey, Flowers and Fruits
Bowtie Tulips Samantha Levine Premium cut flowers: Tulips, Daffodils, Peonies, Snapdragons, Dianthus, etc. (970) 829-0233
C & R Farms Barbie Lytle Peaches, Pears, Apricots, Plums, Nectarines, Cherries, Apples (970) 218-6271
Whiteside Honey Michael Whiteside Bottled Honey, Beeswax, Honey Sticks, Christmas Ornaments (970) 663-2486
Bakeries
The Flour Bin Darlene Bosch Sourdough Breads & Cinnamon Rolls, Knives and Cloth Bags (970) 613-0461
Gratefully Sweet Pies and Pastries Shannon Robinson Fruit Pies ! (843) 697-5872
Rocky Mountain Macarons Angie Terry A variety of macaron cookies (801) 735-3790
Rouxful Gourmet Sharon & Rebecca Campbell Cookies, Brownies, Biscones, Breakfast Bars, Quick Breads (970) 490-1668
Simply Baked Lori Jolli Quick Breads, Cinnamon Rolls, Muffins and Pies (970) 988-6699
Sweet European Treats Agnes Juhasz: through May Strudels, Tarts, Cakes, Cookies, Fresh Jams (970) 231-2020
The Bread Chic Christie Rich Sourdough Artisan Breads, Cookies, Pies, Jams, Muffins, Biscotti, Brownies, Aprons, Soaps, Candles (970) 305-0020
Meats & Dairy
Colorado's Best Tamales Laura Erives Hand-made Tamales, Chips, Fresh Salsas, Tortillas (719) 459-0568
High Plains Meats J & M Meats Frozen brat sausages, BBQ Babyback Ribs, BBQ Pulled Pork, Beef Jerky & Pierogoies (303) 907-7780
Homestead Ranch Heather Ische Goat Cheese, Goat milk products ( soap, lotion, lip balm ) Goat Related Pet products (970) 515-2122
Kaleb's Katch( selected dates ) Kaleb Walker Sustainably wild caught Alaskan Seafood (970) 367-3572
Meadow Maid Foods Cindy and Mary Ridenour Wyoming Grass-fed Beef on selected dates (307) 534-2289
Morning Fresh Dairy Dave R Noosa Yoghurt, Fresh Milk and Chocolate Milk from Bellvue, CO (970) 482-5789
Naturall Beef Wrustler Frye Nebraska beef raised with no hormones, antibiotics or steroids. Start to finish at one ranch ! (970) 578-0863
The Sustainable Spoon Hattie Balmer Breakfast Sandwices, Beer Mac n Cheese, Spring Rolls on selected dates. (317) 902-6095
Wagon Wheel Smoke House Cliff Hummel Beef Jerky (970) 215-7611
Specialty Foods
Agustina's Mexican Foods Jessi Godinez Authentic fresh salsas, flavored tortillas, corn chips (970) 691-1102
Gilberto's Gourmet Goodness Danny Ralls Gourmet Salsas, Hot Sauces, Bloody Mary Mix, Pickles, Pasta Sauces (520) 390-3138
I Scream Colorado Cindy Bengtson Kettle Korn, Cold Beverages, Cinnamon Roasted Nuts on selected dates (720) 971-8261
Loco Bueno Greg Greisen Green & Red Chile made with Turkey Breast, also ReadyBeans (970)581-1484
Matador Mexican Grill( late May ) Carol Clem & Paul Michaelsen Snacks made with beer as an ingredient, including Beer Nuts, Hot Sauces, BeerRispies and more (720) 201-9436
Pasta Pazza Nan Zimmerman Gourmet Dry Pastas, plus Frozen Raviolis & Sauces from Pappardelle's Pasta in Denver (970) 218-5521
Peritus Coffee Quinn Schultz Whole Bean, locally roasted coffee (970) 218-2871
Rebel Popcorn Heather McQueen Incredible Gourmet Flavored Popcorns, both sweet and savory (970) 449-2622
SunRay Natural Farm Josh & Kirsten Hillhouse Herb & Spice blends, Tea Blends (970) 980-9393
Ten Bears Winery William Conkling Wine made in Laporte, Wine Stoppers, T-Shirts, Hats (970) 566-4043
Turtle Mountain Tea Natalie diSanto Kombucha, Fermented Vegetables ( Kimchi & Sauerkraut ) (717) 364-2223
Vitality Bombs Nora Dechant Virgin Organic Coconut Oil from a family farm in Mexico (970) 689-2324
Wisconsin Cheese Amos Esh Cheese and Cheese Curds from Wisconsin (608)604-5661
Specialty Items & Services
Abundant Panacea Deborah Gilmore Neuromuscular therapy and massage (720) 737-2282
All Seeing Colorado Cuno Hansen Clothing printed in Colorado (970)232-5575
Cache la Clay( not at every market ) Jessie Maddocks & friends Handmade functional pottery (970)420-7660
The Calico Kids Kendra Jeffries Handmade Clothing & Toys (970)692-1374
Edward Jones Christopher Staples Financial Services (970)484-0618
DoTERRA Essential Oils Summer Frazier Hand massages with DoTERRA essential oils (970) 222-1379
Earth Elements Organics Jana Glazer: Call for days Cold-pressed herbal extracts, Organic Balms & Oils (970) 691-3848
Elevate Chiropractic Dr. Daniel Wallis Complimentary Health & Nervous System Assessment (970) 624-0424
The Acupuncture Clinic of Fort Collins Emma Goulart, L.Ac Acupuncurist, Herbalist, Doula (970) 818-0428
Golden Poppy Herbal Apothecary Sarah Josey: Call for schedule Hand-crafted herbal teas, body-care, facial care, aromatherapy & more ! (970) 682-4373
Khumbu Adventure Gear Chris Gorski Backpacks, Day packs, Nepalese woolen goods (970) 443-9630
Pain Wizard, LLC Kris Henninger Pain relieving Cream (303) 521-0632
Rawhide Ranch Barb Moncrief Custom dog leashes & collars, halters, leathercrafts. Plants & Eggs (970) 690-3043
Simply Natural Skin Care Denise Molnar Soaps, Lotions, Muscle Rubs for pain, Shampoos and Conditioners (406) 591-8095


2016 Vendors
Contact :Nan Zimmerman Drake Road Farmers' Market Manager
All vendors offering processed foods ( e.g. breads, salsas, pies, jams, etc.) need to show Health Department compliance unless applying under Cottage Food Act.

Community Booth

We will offer non-profits space at every market that we have room. Please contact Drake Road Farmers' Market Manager BEFORE coming to market. Non-profits will need to fill out the 2016 Application for Free Space.



We would like to thank Columbine Health Systems for allowing us to use their space.

Columbine

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