How To Stock a Pantry

Simple Steps to Fill Your Pantry for the Winter The Third Annual Fill Your Pantry bulk buying event is fast approaching – Sunday November 6 from noon until 3 pm at the Siuslaw Middle School. It is an amazing opportunity for the Florence Community to stock up on important local food items to get them […]

Massaged Kale Salad

Here’s a way to “cook” a dark leafy green without ever turning a burner on. Just give a bunch of kale a deep tissue massage with a little sea salt. Massaging kale: Start by de-stemming the leaves. Pull them away from the stems with a quick motion. Stack the leaves, roll up and cut into […]

Meet Jubilee Valley Farm

Meet the farmers at Jubilee Valley Farm Jubilee Valley is a small farm in Noti, Oregon which specializes in Nubian dairy goats, poultry, organic vegetables, goat and sheep milk as well as chicken, duck, and quail eggs. Emily and Levy and their young family have been farming here locally for over five years. Jubilee Farm […]

Zucchini Fritters

Make these great tasting fritters for breakfast, lunch or dinner. They are delicious any time of day! Serve with a scoop of goat cheese or a dollop of sour cream and Salsa Fresca or Salsa. Avocado slices are also a good accompaniment. Add a fried or poached egg for a full, well balanced meal. Prep […]

Help Florence Farmers Market Earn the Title of America’s Favorite

Vote For Florence

 This year, Florence Farmers Market is participating in the America’s Farmers Market Celebration (AFMC), the only annual ranking of the top farmers markets in the United States as voted on by the public. Since 2008, AFMC has highlighted the important role farmers markets play in communities across the nation while celebrating the farmers, staff, and […]

Let’s Make Sauerkraut

If you love tart, crunchy, salty, savory, this recipe is for you – a probiotic, zesty addition to all kinds of meals – sandwich toppings, salad toppings, taco additions, the possibilities are endless. I am sharing a gingered version here, but feel free to leave the ginger out. Also, feel free to add herbs or […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Topped Buttermilk-Honey Squares

This recipe, by Dorie Greenspan, was made and shared by our beloved Britte Kirsch. She made this with strawberries from L’etoile Farm! If you don’t have access to rhubarb feel free to get creative with other tart fruits like tart apples, raspberries, cranberries. You can also increase the amount of strawberries or use any fruit […]

Keeping Herbs Fresh

It can seem like once tender greens and fresh herbs are brought home they can expire quickly, which leads to an all too common kitchen waste issue. With a bit of simple know-how and a small amount of extra care, herbs and greens can keep well for several days up to a week or more. […]

DIY Mason Bee House

A fun, simple project for you this week, and it will most likely cost you nothing, take you just a few minutes to make and will create habitat for garden pollinators. It’s also an enjoyable way to observe nature at work. With a little pile of scrap wood we made a few mason bee houses […]

New Vendor: Wildcat Farm

Bringing a unique, refreshing selection of offerings to the market, we are so excited to welcome Wildcat Farm of Walton, OR. Wildcat Farm is a small scale, Organic practice farm, operated by a new generation of farmers. We started this operation in 2020 to fight the changing food landscape and create a self-sufficient life for […]