On Saturday, Could 1, promptly at 9 a.m., the Edmonds Historic Museum will open yet one more season of the Backyard Market. Wewill be opening below COVID restrictions, however returning to Bell Avenue as we have been in 2019. The primary entrance will probably be on Bell and fifth, close to the Log Cabin and the principle exit will probably be on the opposite facet of Centennial Plaza.
We don’t anticipate lengthy strains this season as a result of new pointers set by the Washington State Well being Division, which can enable extra prospects into the market at a time. One factor that has not modified from final season: All prospects and distributors will probably be required to put on masks whereas attending the market and are requested to watch their social distance. Indicators will probably be posted all through the market to remind us all to maintain 6 ft aside when attainable.
Returning to Bell Avenue offers our market the chance to welcome extra distributors again to the Backyard Market in comparison with final yr. We’re thrilled to host roughly 50-plus distributors each week for the subsequent seven weeks, after which we are going to open our bigger Summer time Market. Returning this season are so lots of our market pals together with Bubba’s Salsa, Wilson Fish, Deborah’s Pies, Frog Track Farm, Sky Valley Household Farm, Neng Backyard, Market Mini’s (donuts), Snohomish Bakery, Metalwings, Lopez Island Vineyards, Homestead Honey, La Pasta, The Previous Farmer, Mosaics and Extra, and Pete’s Good Toffee.
Nate from Frog Track Farm is promising to convey freshly picked radishes, salad turnips, rhubarb, salad greens and leeks. Alvarez Organics can have dried beans, peanuts and spring asparagus. Skagit Connoisseur Mushrooms appears to convey blue and black oyster in addition to shitake mushrooms. Bubba’s Salsa has been busy creating new varieties and can characteristic his new 4 Berry Pico de Gallo. The listing goes on and on as our distributors choose, harvest, create, and make distinctive merchandise for our market.
We’re additionally thrilled this season to welcome some new pals to our Backyard Market. Certainly one of our latest members is Salt Blade, which is an area salami maker. They characteristic as much as 11 kinds of salami, containing meat sourced solely from Olsen Farm in Colville, Wash. Additionally becoming a member of us this season is Karmela Botanica. Karma brings a big selection of natural skincare created regionally grown and wild harvested vegetation.
Because the climate warms, extra acquainted and new faces will seem as crops develop and fruits ripen, so please be a part of us all through the season and help our native farmers, producers and artists. Updates will probably be posted repeatedly on our Fb web page at facebook.com/edmondsmuseumsummermarket.
So, begin making your lists now, and we are going to see you on Could 1. We’re open 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Please put on your masks and depart your pup at dwelling.
— By Christina Martin, market supervisor