PHOTOS: Winter market offers wide selection of local goods

Weekly farmers market offers something for everyone

  • David Reed, owner of Reed’s Bees for 43 years, reaches for some blackberry honey for customer Sarah Feyersi. Reed said he’s had his bee business since “he wasn’t old enough to drink,” and a vendor at the market since its inception. (Jose Quezada, HUMEDIA — For the Times-Standard)

  • Carol Pridgeon and Caleb Plaza serve a customer visiting their Organic Matters Ranch booth at the Arcata Winter Farmers’ Market. The ranch, located on Myrtle Avenue at the south end of Walker Point, has been a family farm for 20 years, currently managed by Heather Plaza (not pictured). (Jose Quezada, HUMEDIA — For the Times-Standard)

  • Steven Roper and Julia Roper of Forest Lake Nursery move some of their plantings to another table at the Winter Farmers’ Market last Saturday. The nursery farmers have been part of the North Coast Growers’ Association, the umbrella for most farmers’ markets in Humboldt County, for the past 16 years. (Jose Quezada, HUMEDIA — For the Times-Standard)

  • Terry Stoflet and his daughter Natalia Stofelt peruse a dahlia bulb selection guide before making their purchase from Lisa Zierer, owner of Flora Organics since 1984 (not pictured). Zierer has participated with the North Coast Growers’ Association and their farmers’ markets since 1985. (Jose Quezada, HUMEDIA — For the Times-Standard)

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If you go

What: Winter market

Where: Arcata Plaza

When: Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through the end of March; hours expand to 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. starting April 6

More information: https://www.northcoastgrowersassociation.org/arcataplaza.html

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