Tuesday Farmers Market food vendors update
Just in: The Tuesday Night Farmers Market kicks off next Tuesday with a long list of food vendors, offering both prepared foods and unprepared.
Prepared food vendors new to the market will be the Green Grocer – popular at the Friday morning farmers market for lots of organic and freshly made breakfast burrito, grilled cheese and even salmon sandwiches – along with Txoco Choco and Vineyard Crust Company. They join Mike the Bejkr, Aunt Betty’s Gourmet Corn Dogs, El Brinquito, E-Saan Thai, Got Balls meatballs, Java Wagon, Kettle Pop, Mommy’s Yammys, Nellie’s Oysters, Picazo Café, Rancho Viejo, Rocket, Sweet Scoops ice cream, Sushi Shoubu, Taste of Himalayas and Uber Spud.
Packaged foods will be sold by the Baker Sisters, Mike the Bejkr, Berkmans Spices, Handsome Carver, Mia’s Kitchen, North Beach Bakery, Tea & Trumpets, and Wine Country Chocolates.
New food trucks and other prepared food vendors who will be behind City Hall on the second and fourth Tuesdays include the Girl and the Fig, Divewalk Café, Jalisco Tortilleria, Sushinoma, in addition to returning Croques & Toques and Tips Tri Tip Trolley.
Those with “farm food” stands will include Achadinha Cheese Company, Aztec Dahlias, Marc Busalacchi Farms, Country Rhodes Family Farm, Hector’s Honey Farm, Jesus Hernandez Flowers, LOLA Sonoma Farms, Mt. Moriah Farms, Neufield Farms, Ortiz Family Farm, the Patch, Paul’s Produce, R Schlerewitz Family Farms, Serres Ranch, Triple T Ranch & Farm, and newcomers Petroni Vineyards and Sonoma Mountain Beef Co. Plus lots of crafts people.
Bottom line: there will be lots of food.
Cinco de Mayo next week – yum!
La Luz center, and all of us who appreciate the productive and important contributions that our Latino community makes to Sonoma Valley, will celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Sunday, May 7 so working people can attend the event in Sonoma Plaza.
Enjoy Mariachi Barragan’s inspiring music, the Ballet Folklorico Quetzalen, and two more live bands, great handmade Mexican food, a Kid Zone with Popo the Clown, lots of contests, and Lagunitas beer in the Cantina Garden.
Delectables being offered include cups of fresh fruit by Sonoma Valley High School students, corndogs and duros con cueritos by Ana Reyes and Jose Luis Villalobos; tacos asada, pastor and elotes asados by Tacos La Chencha; enchiladas by Pedro Infante Nunes; coffees, smoothies and shaved ice by Erica Dardon’s Java Wagon; corditas and elotes cocidos by Rosa Iniguez of El Briquito; paletas (frozen bars), aguas frescas and horchata by Teresita Fernandez of La Michoacana Natural Ice Cream; enchiladas de puerco, papas y pollos by Maria Aceves, and papitas and agua de tamarindo from Esthela Martizes. Noon to 6 p.m. Free admission.
Friends of Ramekins can celebrate Cinco de Mayo at The Barn at Cornerstone on Friday, May 5 with margaritas, snacks, live music and even a tamale-making demonstration. Free to Friends of Ramekins. 4 to 6 p.m. 23570 Arnold Drive, Sonoma. Register at ramekins.com.
Derby in the Vineyards for Boys & Girls Club
Whether you enjoy mint juleps, horse racing, southern cooking or none of the above, you might like the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sonoma Valley’s interesting and elegant fundraising event on Saturday, May 6.
Watch the Kentucky Derby on multiple screens at Terra de Belos Cavalos in Kenwood, nibble on a southern-inspired dinner by Elaine Bell, compete or don’t in an attire contest by Julie Schindler Designs, race betting, premium wines, beer, signature cocktails and Dixieland Jazz by the Russian River Ramblers. $200. 687 Campagna Lane, Kenwood. Tickets at bgcsonoma.org or 938-8544, ext. 122.