Archive for July, 2012

Queen Anne Farmers Market and The Pantry at Delancey Hands-On Dinner and Fundraiser!

July 30, 2012  |  Share

We are so happy to announce our first fundraising dinner at The Pantry at Delancey on October 2nd, 2012 from 6:00 to 9:00pm.

This hands-on, interactive classes will be led by The Pantry at Delancey co-founder, Olaiya Land, and will feature farm-fresh, Washington produce and artisan food products from vendors at QAFM.

Guests will be guided through hands-on preparations of farm-to-table dishes, including spicy roasted cherry peppers with aged provolone and oregano; summer melon salad with mint and black pepper; heirloom tomato tart with homemade, herbed crème fraiche; squash gratin with salsa verde; and a dessert of cardamom plum crisp. Dinners will then be enjoyed family-style, accompanied by Washington wine pairings.



“We are proud that we can support the fundraising efforts of the Queen Anne Farmers Market,” said Olaiya Land, co-founder, The Pantry at Delancey. “Our organizations share a passion for bringing the community together to celebrate local food and wine, and when you can have a hand in preparation, the experience is all the more festive, delicious and gratifying.”

Tickets are $125 per person, with proceeds going to support Queen Anne Farmers Market, and are available at Brown Paper Tickets.

Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law.

“Get Fresh” at QAFM

July 27, 2012  |  Share

8/2 – 3:00pm to 7:30pm

Honest Biscuits – cherry and chocolate biscuit with Tonnemaker Family Orchard’s cherries from the QAFM market. Hayton Farms – organic Tulameen raspberries, Obsidian blackberries and Blue Crop blueberries. Olsen Farms – Everyone should try the Viking Purple potato, super creamy with purple skin and snow white flesh, all-purpose too. Calendula Farm – fresh, not frozen, lamb and goat plus 9-10 different varieties of blueberry plants. Dharma Ridge Farm – beets and carrots by the bunch, good deals and juicy sweet eats! Seattle Salads – homemade salad dressing sale: one for $12 and two for $18.

Matt Lewis of Where Ya At Matt headlines the chef tent

July 27, 2012  |  Share

8/2 – 5:30pm

We love this guy! We love his food! This week, Matt Lewis of Where Ya at Matt comes out from behind the window of his truck to share some of the secrets behinds his delicious New Orleans cuisine. Get up close and personal with the man behind the food truck named to Seattle Magazine’s Best Restaurants and Seattle Met Magazine’s Best New Restaurant lists. That’s right a food truck, and those are just two of the many local and national accolades he’s received. Join us this week in the Chef Tent for guaranteed deliciousness and fun!

Final comics sale supports Sarvey Wildlife Care Center

July 27, 2012  |  Share

8/2 – 3:00pm to 5:00pm

You have one last chance this summer to support Queen Anne’s youngest philanthropists. Come by the Chef Tent to buy the newest installment of the homemade “Bucky the Beaver” comic series. All proceeds donated to the Sarvey Wildlife Care Center.

Three cheers for these awesome little heroes who know you’re never too young to make a positive difference in your community!

Vince Martinez entertains in the Feed Lot music tent

July 27, 2012  |  Share

8/2 – 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Vince Martinez has been such a great supporter of the QAFM that we think of him as our house band.  Vince and his band, The Great Blue Yonder, are becoming more and more recognized for their engaging live performances and honest, straightforward music. Join us early to kick off market day with Vince!

the Summer Januaries performs in the Feed Lot music tent.

July 27, 2012  |  Share

8/2 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm

We heard the Summer Januaries whooping it up at the Pike Place Market recently and knew instantly that we had to have them at our market. Rachel Sage on fiddle and vocals, and Sean Michael Robinson, on guitar and vocals, bring their dynamic energy and super fun music to the Feed Lot for all of us to enjoy. You’ll get a chance to buy their CD, Off To California, when you’re taking a break from dancing.

Red Dog headlines the Produce Row music tent

July 27, 2012  |  Share

8/2 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Doug Yule, Cary Lung, and Tom Collicott of Red Dog are back with their wonderful array of instruments and catchy ‘old time’ music.

Combining fiddle, mandolin, banjo, and acoustic guitar with plaintive vocals, Red Dog is helping to keep alive the traditional music of the American Southeast. Come check them out while strolling along Produce Row.

2012 QAFM limited edition t-shirts going fast!

July 27, 2012  |  Share

8/2 – 3:00pm to 7:30pm

Support your market by purchasing limited edition 2012 QAFM t–shirts. $20 each and all proceeds support QAFM! Stop by the information tent any time during the market to pick yours up!

Market walk and cooking demonstration with Chef Renee Erickson

July 20, 2012  |  Share

7/26 – 5:30pm

Celebrated Seattle chef Renee Erickson – owner of The Walrus and the Carpenter, Boat Street Cafe, and Boat Street Pickles – will walk you through the market where you’ll get a chance to talk “produce and recipes” with one of our town’s most celebrated chefs. Afterwards, follow Renee back to the Chef Tent to sample some of the goods she picks up along the “Market Walk” way. Be sure to ask her about not one, but two new adventures she’s got coming up for us in the near future!

Kid’s class with Molly Moon of Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream Shop

July 20, 2012  |  Share

7/26 – 4:00pm

Calling all kids! Come get your ice cream on with Molly Moon, owner of one of your favorites, Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream Shop. She’s going to give you tons of fun in the Chef Tent this Thursday with lots of tastes of your favorite flavors. After the class, parents will want to join in the fun by purchasing a signed copy of Molly’s new book, Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream. You can then start having your own ice cream fun at home!

Mikey Mike entertain in the ‘Feed Lot’ Music Tent

July 20, 2012  |  Share

7/26 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm

It’s all about kids in the ‘Feed Lot’ Music Tent this Thursday. QAFM brings Mikey Mike to the EveryBlock sponsored tent to rock with the little ones. It’s what Mike does best – rocking out and playing with the kids. He combines these two passions into fun, kid-oriented music that will be sure to get those little feet groovin’!

Those Guys perform in the ‘Produce Row’ Music Tent

July 20, 2012  |  Share

7/26 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm

This band had so much fun playing at the market a few weeks ago, they’re coming back! This time they’re rocking Crockett Street, where you’ll be able to buy your produce and listen to great music at the same time!!

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