Sunny May at the Farmers' Market

A basket of freshly-gathered fiddleheads.
A basket of freshly-gathered fiddleheads.
April went by quickly! We've enjoyed the northwesterly weather at the market, but are now looking forward to sunny markets and an abundance of crops from our garden.

The lady fern fiddlehead season is nearly over — when we went foraging this first week of May, the fiddlehead production had slowed and we anticipate only another week or two at most that we'll be able to gather.

We'll be bringing hearty greens: kale, chard, collards, arugula, and mustard greens. We'll also have flowers and fresh ingredients for tea (thimbleberry and mint leaves). See you Saturday morning!
Spring is here.
Secret Spring Farm is a family farm
nestled amidst douglas firs in Finn
Hollow, Bainbridge Island’s inner valley.
The farm’s family roots date to 1917.

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